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Track & Field

Area athletes just miss out on medals stand

SHIPPENSBURG — The quests of Chestnut Ridge sophomore Duane Knisely and Penn Cambria sophomore Lyric Janosik for two medals came up short in the PIAA Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. Knisely captured a fifth-place medal in the ...

Michina’s bronze leads area’s top finishers

SHIPPENSBURG — Five area athletes, four in Class 2A and one in Class 3A, accomplished their goal by bringing home medals on day one at the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium on Friday. Lauren Michina of Penn Cambria earned a bronze medal in ...

Maxwell, Wess in line for multiple medals

SHIPPENSBURG — Everett Area High School sophomore Kaitlyn Maxwell’s quest for two state medals appears to be right on track. Maxwell already assured herself of one medal and will compete for another today after her preliminary performances during the PIAA Track and Field Championships on ...

Triple jump field at states loaded with area stars

From Mirror reports SHIPPENSBURG — The girls triple jump was a fiercely contested event recently at the District 6 Class 2A Track and Field Championships, and it appears the action will continue over to the state meet. Seven girls reached the qualifying standard in that event last ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Adams, A, 11.04; Germaux, TM, 11.16; Sankey, BG, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.49; Wolfe, BA, 22.80; Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Adams, A, 22.94; Sankey, BG, 22.98 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.93; Molliver, Ho, 50.92; Howe, Ho, 50.92; ...

Martelacci spearheads Bavarian

Bryce Martellaci had a triple, a double and two RBIs, while Kyle Wilson came up with three hits as Bavarian Hall knocked off Shag, 11-4, in Altoona Teener Major action at Seitz Field. Winning pitcher Steve Hartman helped himself with two hits while striking out seven, and Brandon Murphy added ...

AAHS boys get 7 to states

By Buck Frank bfrank@altoonamirror.com The cold and rainy spring hindered many of the area track and field performers this year, but maybe none more so than the pole vaulters. Altoona Area High School’s Tyler Delozier had already compiled an impressive pole vaulting resume before this ...

Hallinan finishes with trifecta

By Jim Lane For the Mirror Altoona’s Lindsay Hallinan went 3-for-3 in the District 6 Class 3A discus championships Thursday at Mansion Park and earned another trip to Shippensburg for the PIAA state meet. Despite finishing third in the javelin, teammate Madison Benton will join ...

Versatile Dillow helps CR to title

LOYSBURG — Chestnut Ridge senior Noah Dillow is keeping himself pretty busy this spring. Dillow, an all-stater in both football and basketball, has been juggling baseball with track and field the last few months. On Wednesday, while competing at the District 5 Class 2A Track and Field ...

Ketterman enjoys stellar day

LOYSBURG — Everett Area senior Stefanie Ketterman is a veteran performer in the PIAA Class 2A state girls track and field meet. Ketterman will be making her second straight appearance in three events — the triple jump, high jump and long jump — at the state championship meet in ...

Frazier ranked highly

Area athletes will have to overcome their seeding if there is to be a strong local Class 3A presence in Shippensburg next weekend at the PIAA Track and Field Championships. Only five athletes and relay teams from the Mirror coverage area garnered top seeds in the performance lists for ...

Martinazzi, BC girls excel

Bishop Carroll Area High School senior Alyssa Martinazzi had a banner day Tuesday in leading the Lady Huskies to the girls team championship in the District 6 Class 2A Track and Field Meet at Mansion Park. Martinazzi qualified for the upcoming PIAA state tournament at Shippensburg University ...

Engle takes triple jump

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com After placing fourth in the PIAA Class 2A boys triple jump last year at the state meet at Shippensburg University, Bellwood-Antis High School senior Clay Engle hopes for bigger and better things this spring. “I want to win it, and I want to ...

Ridge gears up for big day at District 5 meet

LOYSBURG — Wednesday is gearing up to be a very, very good day for Chestnut Ridge boys jumpers and throwers and Bedford County male athletes in general at the District 5 Track and Field Championships. The meet will be held at Northern Bedford’s Panther Community Field, beginning at 3 ...

Martinazzi, Michina, Kutchman receive top seedings

From Mirror reports Three athletes from the Mirror coverage area garnered top seeds in two events apiece for Tuesday’s District 6 Class 2A Track and Field Championships at Mansion Park Stadium. Bishop Carroll Catholic senior Alyssa Martinazzi, the defending champion in the 100-meter dash ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Adams, A, 11.04; Germaux, TM, 11.16; Sankey, BG, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.74; Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Adams, A, 22.94; Sankey, BG, 22.98; Germaux, TM, 23.03 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; Molliver, Ho, 51.34; Worthing, BA, 52.12; ...

Altoona girls claim title

The Altoona girls captured the team title in the Altoona Middle School Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Mansion Park. Altoona finished with 136 points in the 25-team field. Butler was second with 84. The Altoona girls boasted five champions — Gwyneth Rentz in the 300-meter ...

Lady Tigers squash Ridge

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg’s girls track team improved to 9-1 in dominant fashion, defeating Chestnut Ridge, 126-13. Lady Tigers Olivia Wright and Darcie Frazier were both triple winners, with Wright winning the shot discus and javelin, while Frazier won the 200, 400 and long jump, as ...

JV senior Leidy wins four events

ALEXANDRIA — Taylor Leidy won four individual events to help the Juniata Valley girls place second in the four-team Juniata Valley Invitational in high school track and field on Wednesday. Leidy, a senior, won the 100-meter hurdles, 100 dash, 200 dash and long jump to help the Lady Hornets ...

PC’s Michina hits her stride

LORETTO — Penn Cambria standout Lauren Michina thought she was hitting her groove when she reached 5 feet, 6 inches in the high jump last week. Then, the senior struggled at the West Central Coaches Meet last Friday. Whatever was wrong, Michina cured it Tuesday at the Laurel Highlands ...