4/9-Krista Simkins goes 53.80-22.31 for fast sprint double at Morgan State (MD) Invitational

Wissahickon senior Krista Simkins set a big PR in th 400, breaking 54 for the first time with a convincing 53.80. She also doubled, taking the 200 in a quick 24.13. Lavaughn Jones of Engineering & Science, finished 3rd in the Mile in 5:06.58, beating Gwynedd-Mercy\'s Kate Vernon. Kelley McEldrew, Gywnedd, took 3rd in the 800 in 2:20.40. Gywnedd-Mercy lowered their state-leading 4x800 time to 9:29.32 with a win.

In the boys competition, Kenneth Talley won the 200 in 22.31 seconds, with teammate Raishine Turner 3rd at 22.61. Khaliff Featherstone, also of Gratz, went 49.93, but took 4th in the 400. William Penn York\'s Knowledge Timmons posted a 2nd place 11.02 in the 100. The DMR was won by Archbishop Carroll in a meet record 10:45.14, while two runners on that squad - Chris TIlger 10:08.86, John Savoy 10:21.09) went 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the 3200.