Track & Field

Martinazzi, Stoy shine at LHAC event

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com LORETTO — Alyssa Martinazzi and Kam Stoy don’t have to show much of anything to anyone anymore, but they both arrived at Tuesday’s Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships with something to prove to themselves. Both ...

Tigers’ track teams sweep

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys track and field team defeated Saint Joseph’s Academy, 111-34, on Tuesday. Double-winner Kyle Lindsey claimed first place in the long jump (21-4) and set a school record in the high jump (6-7) that was previously held by Andrew ...

Lady Warrior has record-setting day

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com LOYSBURG — Before competition began at Monday’s Inter-County Conference Track and Field Championships, Everett junior Stefanie Ketterman got a little help in goal-setting from a family member. “My grandma showed me the long jump record was ...

Chestnut Ridge teams lose to Berlin Brothersvalley

BERLIN — Berlin Brothersvalley swept Chestnut Ridge, 93-57 in boys action, and 119-30 in girls competition in high school track and field Monday. Noah Dillow won the long jump and triple jump for the Lions, and Corie Callihan won the shot put on the girls side, Chestnut Ridge’s only event ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Germaux, TM, 11.22; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Germaux, TM, 22.77; Sankey, BG, 22.95; Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Lawhead, A, 23.23 400 dash: Bopp, CC, 51.45; VonColln, A, 51.79; ...

Watson captures two events

It’s hard for Daiquain Watson to imagine himself now as a sophomore two years ago, learning the premise of peaking at the right time. “It’s pretty different,” Watson said. “I never expected me to be at this point.” Watson and the Penn Cambria four-by-100-meter relay team showed ...

Hollidaysburg takes three titles

As the 2017 high school track and field season enters its home stretch, events like the 68th annual West Central Coaches Invitational, which was held Friday night at Mansion Park, will serve as a good measuring stick for athletes who hope to excel in upcoming district and state ...

Central Cambria teams reign over competition

EBENSBURG — Mike Walwro, Kayden Kutchman and Matt Holsinger won two events each to help the Central Cambria boys to wins over Penn Cambria (94-56) and Bishop Carroll (123-27) in high school track and field on Wednesday. Walwro captured the 800-meter and 1600 runs, Kutchman claimed the 200 ...

Bellwood’s Gerwert reaching new heights

BELLWOOD — Back surgery hasn’t stopped Lexi Gerwert, so the gusty wind at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday wasn’t going to, either. The Bellwood-Antis High School junior just keeps raising the bar. Literally. She did it again at the 61st Bellwood-Antis Track and Field Invitational. She ...

Hollidaysburg girls defeat Punxsy, Indiana

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls track and field team improved to 5-2 with wins over Punxsutawney (110-39) and Indiana (94-56) on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers swept all three relays. Darcie Frazier won the 200-meter run, 400 run and long jump, Lexi Wagner took the triple ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Germaux, TM, 11.22; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Germaux, TM, 22.77; Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Sankey, BG, 23.24; Maykovich, BC, 23.41 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 51.87; Howe, Ho, 52.38; ...

Lady Tigers take invite again

ELLIOTTSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls track and field team won the West Perry Invitational on Saturday for the third time in the last four years. Ali Wyland was named the track MVP, while Lexi Wagner was named outstanding field competitor. Wyland won the 100 dash (12.37 ...

NBC’s Sherlock, Everett’s Maxwell shine

LOYSBURG — A healthy Cam Sherlock could spell a world of hurt for high school boys distance runners in this part of the state. “I just kind of been battling injury all season. Coming off a sprained ankle, it’s finally starting to feel a lot better,” Sherlock, a senior at Northern ...

Hollidaysburg relay team has big day in Philly

PHILADELPHIA — Hollidaysburg’s quartet of Darcie Frazier, Alison Barton, Alexandra Snyder and Ali Wyland had a day to remember at the Penn Relays on Thursday. The Lady Tigers won their high school girls division heat of the four-by-400 relay, turning in a time of 4 minutes, 9.31 ...

Taneyhill set for Lehigh track

Jarrett Taneyhill got a late start in his track and field career as a javelin thrower, but he has quickly made up for any lost time. Taneyhill, a two-year starter at quarterback and four-year varsity basketball starter at Bellwood-Antis, was a baseball player until his junior year of high ...

Central Cambria sweeps tri-meet

SOMERSET — The Central Cambria girls improved their record to 9-1 with a 94-56 victory over Bedford and an 88-61 win over Somerset iin high school track and field on Wednesday. The Bedford girls were nipped by Somerset, 77-73. The Central Cambria boys beat Bedford, 96-54, and Somerset, ...

Rossman rounds into form

CLEARFIELD — Hannah Rossman always has seemed to find her best performances when the track and field season is reaching prime time. “I’ve been struggling,” Rossman said. “It always happens. Then, in the last few meets, it all happens, and it’s all so quick.” The switch seemed ...

Altoona boys, girls sweep tri-meet

The Altoona boys and girls swept a tri-meet with Gateway and Penn Hills in high school track and field Tuesday at Mansion Park. The Atoona boys beat Gateway, 104-46, and Penn Hills, 101-48, with Daiquain Watson winning the high jump, long jump and anchoring the winning four-by-100 ...

Lions’ Snyder takes first in three events

WARFORDSBURG — The Southern Fulton boys beat Tussey Mountain, 85-61, and Chestnut Ridge, 82-67 in high school track and field on Monday. Levi Snyder won the 110 hurdles, high jump and triple jump for Ridge, and Evan Germaux won the 100 and 200 dashes for Tussey. The Southern Fulton girls ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Sankey, BG, 23.28; Maykovich, BC, 23.41; Germaux, TM, 23.54; Lawhead, A, 23.54; Rippin, NC, 23.54 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 52.38; ...