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4:44.20 All-Time PA Record!
Eclipses 4:47.77 by Upper Dublin's Kim Gallagher from 1980.

Meet Stories: Phil Grove's Features (1 more coming)

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Photo Galleries: Patty Morgan, Marlene Van Den Neste, Don Rich, Charles Stone, Megan Clugh (INCLUDES ALL AWARDS PIX), Phil Grove


Race Video: Girls One Mile Run, Boys One Mile Run Girls 60 Meter Hurdles, Boys 60 Meter Hurdles, Girls 60 Meter Dash, Boys 60 Meter Dash, Girls 3000 Meter RunGirls 200 Meter Dash H3, Girls 200 Meter Dash H4, Girls 200 Meter Dash H5, Girls 800 Meter Run, Girls 3000 Meter Run, Boys 3000 Meter Run, Girls 4x800 Meter Relay H2 Boys 4x800 Meter Relay H2, Girls 4x400 Meter Relay H6, Boys 4x400 Meter Relay H6 - PLUS MORE COMING!

Video Interviews: Angel Piccirillo Mile, TJ Elliott, Jordan Matthews, Matt Bell/Taylor Woods, Eliana Yankelev, Haneef Hardy, Jared Allison, Deme'shia Davis, Aaron Willett, Emma Keenan, Tyler Ross, Angel Piccirillo 3000, John Mudrey, Jody Ann Evans, Megan McCloskey, Notre Dame DMR, Pennridge 4x800, Strath Haven 4x800, Swenson 4x400, Penn Wood Boys, Pennridge 4x200, Larisa Debich, John Landis, Ned Willig, Great Valley DMR, Dustin Wilson, Jarred Posey (Apologies to Kenya Woodall for an audio failure on her interview)



Angel Piccirillo of Homer Center came out flying early in the mile, running a 68 first quarter. Hannah Grossman of Strath Haven hung tough to a half mile split of 2:23 for Piccirillo. The 2nd half of the race was all Angel, going through three-quarters in 3:34 on her way to shattering the meet record with a new NATIONAL LEADING AND ALL TIME STATE RECORD TIME OF 4:44.20! The time is also tied for US#9 All-Time.  The previous record 4:47.77 by Kim Gallagher in 1980! Ned Willig of Great Valley took advantage of an even paced first half mile and made his move with three laps to go to win the mile championship in 4:15.66!

The girls 400 meter champion came out of the non seeded section, as Kenya Woodall of Coatesville ran a state leading and US#6 time of 55.88! Her win was more than 7 tenths of a second better than the field. The boys 400 meter champion was recent PA resident and Greater Latrobe senior Tyler Ross, who ran a PA#1 time of 49.01 to win the gold medal.

In the infield of the track, Eliana Yankelev of Lower Merion ran a PA#2 time of 8.89 twice, including the final round to become the state champion. In the anticipated boys 60 meter hurdles, Aaron Willett ran three lifetime best performances to win the gold medal in a PA#2 and US#5 time of 7.89! In the girls 60 meter dash, Jody Evans of Quakertown capped off a full season of being PA#1 with a US#5 time of 7.47. For the boys, TJ Elliott of Central Dauphin East repeated as champion with a US#9 time of 6.87.

Emma Keenan went wire to wire in the 800 meter run to win her first indoor state championship with a US#2 time of 2:10.84. Today was the 3rd time this season she has recorded a US#2 performance. For the boys, Haneef Hardy of Swenson capped off a phenomenal 9 month stretch with his first state title, running a lifetime best and US#5 time of 1:53.30.

Deme'shia Davis of Central Dauphin East won the girls 200 meter dash in a US#6 24.42, while Eric Futch of Penn Wood won the boys 200 meter dash with a US#5 time of 21.60!

Angel Piccirillo of Homer Center won her 2nd gold medal of the day with a solid US#10 9:53.79 performance in the 3000 meter run. Dustin Wilson of Chestnut Hill won the boys 3000 meter run in a US#2 time of 8:39!

Pennridge won the girls 4x200 meter relay with a PA#2 time of 1:42.39! Penn Wood won the boys 4x200 meter relay in a US#2 time of 1:29.02!

Strath Haven won their 2nd straight girls 4x800 meter relay with a winning time of 9:11.71, just missing the state record of 9:11.48! Pennridge boys pulled an upset in the 4x800 meter relay with a US#6 time of 7:51.74!

Notre Dame set a new meet record in the girls distance medley relay with a US#7 time of 12:04.79! Great Valley won the boys distance medley with a state leading time of 10:23.77 with a 3:01.2 lead off leg from Ned Willig.

Swenson girls capped off their team championship with a 4x400 meter relay victory in 3:56.24. Penn Wood won the boys 4x400 meter relay in 3:20.83.

In field event action, Jordan Matthews of Abington repeated as long jump champion on her final jump with a state leading mark of 18-10! The boys long jump champion is John Landis of Father Judge with a winning jump of 23-0.75!

John Mudrey of Hickory won the boys high jump with a personal best clearance of 6-8! Megan McCloskey of Germantown Academy and Taylor Morgan of Upper Dublin both cleared 5-8 in the high jump, with McClockey winning the gold medal on the 4th jump off attempt!

Jared Allison of Dallastown won the boys pole vault with a clearance of 15-6! The girls gold medal went to Larisa Debich of Hempfield (7) who tied her seasonal best mark of 12-6 to win the title.

In the triple jump, Lanae Newsome of Brookville won the girls event with a mark of 38-7, while Jarred Posey of William Penn (York) won the boys triple jump with a mark of 48-2.50.

Hickory swept the shot put titles, as Taylor Woods won the girls title with a PA#1 mark of 44-2.50 and Matt Bell won the boys shot put with a PA#2 and US#7 mark of 60-10.25.

Swenson girls won the team championship with 42 points, Strath Haven was 2nd with 26 points, and both Pennridge and Hempfield (7) tied for 3rd with 25 points. For the boys, Strath Haven became the team champions with 44 points, Penn Wood was 2nd with 41 points, and Swenson finished 3rd with 32 points.

Stay tuned to this page starting Saturday morning for live updates, a live podcast,
a winners table of the champions, interviews, race video, photo galleries, and feature stories from the meet!



Pre-Meet Coverage











Photos by Megan Clugh Zeller, Patty Morgan, Marleen Van den Neste, Charles Stone, Phil Grove and Don Rich


Girls Long Jump
Jordan Matthews, Abington  18-10


Boys Long Jump
John Landis, Father Judge  23-00.75

Girls Triple Jump
Lanae Newsome, Brookville  38-07



Boys Triple Jump
Jarred Posey, WIlliam Penn York  48-02.75



Girls High Jump
Megan McCloskey, Germantown Academy  5-08




Boys High Jump
John Mudrey, Hickory  6-08




Girls Pole Vault
Larisa Debich, Hempfield Area (7)  12-06



Boys Pole Vault
Jared Allison, Dallastown  15-06



Girls Shot Put
Taylor Woods, Hickory 44-2.50



Boys Shot Put
Matt Bell, Hickory   60-10.25


Girls One Mile Run
Angel Piccirillo, Homer Center   4:44.20
PA All-Time Best eclipsing the 4:47.77 by Upper Dublin's Kim Gallagher from 1980


Boys One Mile Run
Ned Willig, Great Valley   4:15.66



Girls 400 Meter Dash
Kenya Woodall, Coatesville  55.88



Boys 400 Meter Dash
Tyler Ross, Greater Latrobe  49.01



Girls 60 Meter Hurdles
Eliana Yankelev, Lower Merion  8.87


Boys 60 Meter Hurdles
Aaron Willett, Coateville   7.89


Girls 60 Meter Dash
Jody-Ann Evans, Quakertown   7.47

Boys 60 Meter Dash
TJ Elliott, Central Dauphin East, 6.87



Girls 800 Meter Run
Emma Keenan, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy   2:10.84



Boys 800 Meter Run
Haneef Hardy, Swendon   1:53.30





Girls 200 Meter Dash
Deme'shia Davis, Central Dauphin   24.43




Boys 200 Meter Dash
Eric Futch, Penn Wood   21.60



Girls 3000 Meter Run
Angel Piccirillo, Homer Center   9:53.79

Boys 3000 Meter Run
Dustin WIlson, Chestnut Hill Academy    8:39.41


Girls 4x200 Meter Relay

Pennridge  1:42.39


Boys 4x200 Meter Relay

Penn Wood 1:29.02


Girls 4x800 Meter Relay

Strath Haven  9:11.71


Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

Pennridge 7:51.74



Girls Distance Medley Relay

Academy of Notre Dame  12:04.79



Boys Distance Medley Relay

Great Valley  10:23.77



Girls 4x400 Meter Relay

Swenson    3:56.24



Boys 4x400 Meter Relay

Penn Wood  3:20.83



Girls Team Champion

Swenson  42



Boys Team Champion

Strath Haven  44


Girls Team Runner-Up

Strath Haven 26


Boys Team Runner-Up

Penn Wood  41

Girls Team Third Place

Pennridge  25     Hempfield Area (7)  25


Boys Team Third Place

Swenson  32




Pre-Meet Coverage


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