Eric Fleming Feature Don Rich May 22, 2002


"Last year I missed a state qualifying slot by one spot. 
I hated the feeling... so I set a goal to win the District 1 mile. 
I lifted. I trained hard. I played soccer. That's about it."

5/17 - Payne posts a PA#2 mark May 17, 2002

Selinsgrove's Charity Payne and North Penn's Jessica Johnson are the only two girls over 44'. Payne posted her PA#2 mark at her district meet, going 44-00.75 to win by over 7'.

5/15 - District 5 AA Recap May 15, 2002

Windber's Jeff Kiss captured two titles (110 H:14.59 & 300 H:40.06) and was 2nd to McConnellsburg's Josh Liniger (20-11.50/44-03.50) in both the Long Jump and Triple Jump with his 20-05.75 and 43-07.50 performances.

5/15 - Gina Volpicelli just misses winning four events May 15, 2002

Wednesday, May 15, 2002 - District 2 AA @ North Pocono High School - Gina Volpicelli of Hanover, captured three District championships, winning the 200 in 26.84, the 400 in 1:00.97, and the 300 Hurdles in 47.60; and was 2nd in the 100 Hurdles in 16.15.

5/14 - Ashley Kaufman tuned up for the Javelin competition May 14, 2002

The AA teams in District 7 (the counties surrounding Pittsburgh) got a jump on the rest of the state, getting a week and a half of rest before States. Ashley Kaufman of Freedom tuned up for the Javelin competition with a throw of 135-03.

5/11 - Warwick goes sub 8:00 May 11, 2002

Gordon Hall and Patrick Link of Warwick, went one-two in the 800 at 1:56.0 and 1:56.4, respectively. Then they teamed with Gallagher and Hess to lead Warwick to a 7:56.7 4x800.