Gill Athletics Invitational 2006

Kutztown, PA


2/4 WKND: 4 girls 40\'+ SP @ SRU|Brown fast double|Thomas 2:51.48 1000m|Taylor wins Colgate Feb 02, 2006

Weekend Highlights: Four of PA\'s outstanding class of Shot Putters were over 40\' in the two meets at Slippery Rock this weekend, Allyn Laughlin, Center, Heather Hess, Kane, and Natalie Clickett, Union City Area, on Friday, and Samantha Fetter, Hempfield, on Saturday. North Allegheny\'s Max Brown and Ellwood City\'s Jake Walker ran a very fast mile for the facility and the lack of spikes, going 4:19.3 and 4:20.1, respectively. Brown came back in a very few hours and ran 1:59.5 to win the 800. In NY at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, West Catholic\'s Latavia Thomas won the 1000 meters JR women in 2:51.48. On Friday at the Millrose Games, Liz Costello took 6th in 5:03.95. Also on Friday, Breehana Jacobs of Laurel Highlands, won the 55 dash and 200 in West Virginia. At Saturday\'s Colgate Women\'s Games at Madison Square Garden in NY, Benita Taylor of Engineering & Science, won the 800 and was 4th in the 400. Saturday was also the final round of association meets for the Philly-area girls and boys. The 4x800 was extremely fast and deep at the girls\' meet, with nine teams under 9:52, led by Archbishop Prendergast in 9:33.1, PA#3. In Division 1 boys, West Chester East\'s Duriel Hardy went 1:59.0, while at the Division 2 meet, Upper Dublin\'s Matt Gordon went 1:58.5. Kutztown University held their final indoor high school meet of the season. Chanelle Price of Easton, won the 400 in 58.73 and the 1600 in 5:13.99. Sunday saw Charelise Davis of Oakland Catholic taking two seconds in the 55 Dash and 200 at Kent State in Ohio. Susquehanna University hosted their indoor meet and saw some top sprints from Susquehanna Township\'s Karlise Curteon and Lewisburg\'s Kalle James-Wintjenfor the girls, and Juan Steward of Cumberland Valley, for the boys. Reading\'s Jazmin Hunt and Chandalyn Winchester moved into the top five in PA with quick 55\'s, Hunt in the hurdles and Winchester in the dash at the Albright HS Indoor #3 on 1/31. Two days later on 2./2, North Penn, Wissahickon, Upper Dublin and West Chester Henderson all moved into the top eight 4x800 teams in the state with great times. North Penn takes over PA#2 with their 8:04.10, while WIssahickon moves into PA#3 with their 8:05.36. North Penn\'s Brandon Turner is now PA#2 with a Triple Jump of 45-05.25. On Sunday at the Mid-Atlantic USATF Indoor Meet #3, Devan Coon and Shatievah Lewis ran well in the 400, with Lewis taking the LJ, while Jamar Jones and Trevon Rainford took the 400 and 1500 races, respectively.