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1/13 WKND:Shump 48-10.75,Krais 19-00.50|Berry 15-2|Weller 4:17.47|Veres 58-11, Seymour 11:06.82 3200 Jan 11, 2007

Highlighting the weekend are a bunch of new PA #1 performances. Karen Shump of Penncrest PRed (indoor or out) with a US#1 shot put of 48-10.75 on Friday night. At the same meet, Ryann Krais, Methacton, leapt 19-00.50 in the long jump, easily top five in the US. In western PA, there were two new PA#1\'s where 2nd place is now way back. In the 3200, FL Finalist Carly Seymour of Central Cambria traveled the 200 meter tunnel-enhanced Slippery Rock University track in just over 5:33 pace. And Denes Veres of Riverside took over the state shot put lead by well over a foot nearing 59\'. In Maryland at the Montgomery County meet in Landover, Boyertown\'s Jason Weller ran 4:17.47 in the mile and came back with a 9:17.58 3200. Both were 2nd place finishes. On Saturday, Joe Berry, Hatboro-Horsham, cleared a PR 15-02 in the pole vault. Earlier in the week, there were new PA #1\'s by the Penn Wood girls\' 4x200 and by Archbishop Carroll\'s Amanda Bascelli in the 3000. At Kutztown, Joe Kovacs of Bethlehem Catholic, PRed, improved his season best by almost two feet, and moved into PA#2 with a huge throw. More... In Annville, Central Cambria junior Kristin Brandt moved into PA#2 in the triple jump with a leap over 37\'. (Photo: Kassie Meholic, Cedar Cliff, won the 1600 at Lebanon Valley.)

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