Maxwells, Janosik among Ship winners
SHIPPENSBURG — Athletes from the Mirror coverage area claimed nine first places at Saturday’s 93rd Jack Roddick Track and Field Invitational at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium.
In Class 2A girls, Everett Area’s Kaitlyn Maxwell won both the 400-meter dash (58.17 seconds) and 800 run (2:25.42), while Penn Cambria’ Lyric Janosik won the long jump (17 feet, 9 inches) and was part of the winning 400 relay (52.21).
In 2A boys, Maxwell’s older brother, Nathaniel, was first in the 400 run (51.85), Chestnut Ridge’s Duane Knisely won the discus (167-5.5), Tussey Mountain’s Jarred Sipes won the 100 dash (11.24), and Bedford’s 400 relay won in 45.76.
The other area champion was Hollidaysburg’s Darcie Frazier, who won the 3A girls long jump with a leap of 18-1.25.
In 2A girls, Janosik capped off a big day with a second-place finish in the high jump (5-3) and was third in the triple jump (34-9.5). PC’s Olivia Papi was seventh in the 100 dash (13.28), and Daijah Lilly was eighth in the 200 dash (28.84). The Lady Panthers were seventh in the 2A girls field of 29 team.
Tyrone’s Chesney Saltsgiver was fourth in the triple jump (34-7) and seventh in the long jump (15-2), Eva Toth was sixth in the 100 hurdles (18.27), McKenzie Latchford was sixth in the triple jump (34-3.5), Brianna Foy was seventh in the triple jump (33-4.75), and the Tyrone 400 relay was fifth (53.74).
Bedford’s Ashley Ferguson finished second in the 300 hurdles (49.66) and fourth in the 100 hurdles (17.36), and the Bedford 3200 relay was sixth (11:47.16). Tussey Mountain’s Meghan Molosky was sixth in the 200 (28.63) and eighth in the 100 (13.35), and Chestnut Ridge’s Taylar Hillegass was eighth in the 300 hurdles (53.26).
In 2A boys, Nathaniel Maxwell also finished third in the 800 run (2:03.00), Knisely was second in the shot put (49-9), and Sipes was sixth in the 200 dash (24.81).
The Bedford boys were third in the field of 27 with Elijah Cook second in the javelin (165-1), Jace Growden third in the high jump (5-11), Andrew Foor fourth in the 100 (11.45) and fifth in the long jump (18-7.75), Wes Lippincott fourth in the 200 (24.66) and eighth in the 100 (11.70), Van May fifth in the 1600 (4:45.44), Miles Washington sixth in the long jump (18-5.5), Mark Zimmerman seventh in the long jump (17-8.25) and Eric Jordan eighth in the 400 run (55.93).
The Tussey boys were sixth with Tyler Rhodes second in the 200 dash (24.25) and third in the 100 (11.35), Cole Weist third in the javelin (156-11), Damon Lemin sixth in the shot put (45-4), and the 400 relay was second in 45.83.
Tyrone was led by Nick Vasbinder, who was third in the triple jump (41-10.25) and long jump (19-4.25). The Tyrone 400 relay was fourth in 46.76, Kyle Silva was sixth in the discus (122-8), Nathan Walk was seventh in the 300 hurdles (45.26), and Matt Brooks was seventh in the 200 (24.89).
Penn Cambria’s Nick Marinak had three fifth-place finishes — 11.49 in the 100, 24.76 in the 200 and 151-9 in the javelin, and PC’s Jacob Weigand was seventh in the javelin (149-3). Everett’s Bryson Clingerman was fourth in the high jump (5-9) and sixth in the triple jump (39-4.75), and Ridge’s Kaleb Milburn was eighth in the shot put (44-2.25).
The Hollidaysburg girls were 14th in the 47-team 3A girls field. In addition to Frazier’s first-place finish, Paige Jordon finished third in the high jump (4-11), and Riley Tryninewski was eighth in the 100 (12.71).
The Hollidaysburg boys were 39th in the 45-team 2A boys field with Dylan Hayford finishing sixth in the high jump (5-11) and Trent Howe eighth in the 100 dash (11.01). State College won both the 3A boys and girls divisions.
Altoona softball team swept
DuBOIS — Altoona was swept in a twinbill by DuBois in high school softball action on Saturday, 12-2 and 15-0.
The Lady Lions dropped the first game, 12-2 in 4¢ innings, after falling behind 7-2 after one inning. Taylor Heirst and Abby Smearman each drove in one run.
In the second contest, DuBois exploded for 13 runs in the second inning for a 15-0, three-inning shutout of Altoona, which was held to just one hit and committed five errors.
SCORE BY INNINGS
Altoona 200 00X X– 2 6 5
DuBois 732 20X X–12 11 0
DuBois 2(13)0 XXX X–15 6 0
Altoona 0 0 0 XXX X– 0 1 5