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PA Week Jan 17

by Don Rich, PennTrackXC.com, the site for PA news.

| Highlights | Summaries |

Central's Mike Syrnick pulls away
to win the 800 in 1:58.2
Joe Fedorowicz helps LaSalle
to 10:42.9 DMR



Chester County Champs 1/12 @ Ursinus College
SP Tayvon Gray, Coatesville, 40-00.50
55 Janessa Murphy, Great Valley, 7.0

DELCO Girls Indoor Champs 1/13 @ Haverford College
800 Mary Debevec, Cardinal O'Hara, 2:19.8
SP Lauren Lucci, Springfield (Delco) 37-09

Warrior Classic 1/16 @ East Stroudsburg University
55HH    Jazmin Hunt- Reading 8.5* pa only
55m    Brandon Carter- Phillipsburg (NJ) 6.3   
55HH    Brandon Mason- Phillipsburg (NJ) 7.5   
Shot Put    Brianna Flagg- Harrisburg 40' 9"
3200m Christa Plummer- Palisades 11:21.2
PV Keely Marsh- North Hunterton (NJ) 11' 

TFCAGP D1 Meet #6 1/17 @ Haverford College
800 Mike Syrnick, Central, 1:58.2
DMR LaSalle (Chris Ross, Louis Esposito, Sean McGinley, Joe Fedorowicz), 10:42.9.

TFCAGP D2 Meet #6 1/17 @ Haverford College
HJ Ryan Fritz, Octorara, 6-04

DVGTCA Meet #7 1/17 @ East Stroudsburg University
Mile Lynn Morelli, 11, St. Basil, 5:10.9
Sarah Roberts, 12, Perkiomen Valley, 5:15.0
North Penn, 9:39.5
Haverford High, 9:44.6
TJ: Alex Baptiste, Wissahickon, 36-3-1/2

West Virginia Flyers Meet #2 @ West Virginia University
TJ Katie Tershal, Canon-McMillan  36-08.50.

SP 61-01.50
Ryan Whiting, Central Dauphin, 1/17 @ Maroon & Gold Invite @ Kutztown

HJ 6-07
Jeff Minnich, Schuylkill Valley, 1/17 @ Maroon & Gold Invite @ Kutztown

4x800 9:47.13
Gwynedd-Mercy, 1/17 @ Maroon & Gold Invite @ Kutztown University

Glen Mills Relays 1/13 @ Glen Mills Schools

55 hurdles
Mike Wray, Central, Philadelphia, 7.72

North Penn, 8:04.94
Central, Philly, 8:12.22

Tyree Suber, Glen Mills, 60-01
E. Ash, Willingboro, NJ 59-11.50

Slippery Rock HS Invitational 1/16

SP Muffit, North Clarion 39-10.50
LJ Nicole Smith, McDowell 17-08.25
HJ Nicole Smith, McDowell 5-06
HJ Shannon Yon, North Allegheny 5-04
PV Alex Acker, McDowell 11-0

55 Montel Williamson West Mifflin 6.52
PV Andrew Rademacher, Hickory 15-06
PV Eric Sparks, Hickory 14-06
SP Auston Papay, Sharon 60-00.50
SP Rehring, State College 53-04.00

1/17 TSTCA Shot Put Meet @ Thomas Jefferson HS
Bob Rankin, Upper St. Clair 54-09.25
Auston Papay, Sharon 59-00.75


1/12-Chester County Champs @ Ursinus College - Coatesville junior Tayvon Gray lost the top spot in the state for one day, but threw the shot 40-00.50 to reclaim #1. The mark was a new meet record as she was named the Female Athlete of the Meet. Great Valley sprinter Janessa Murphy won twice, taking the 55 Dash in 7.0, and helping her team's 4x200 squad turn the track four times in 1:48.1. The Henderson girls set a new meet record in the 4x400, going 4:09.4. 4x400 lead-off Melissa Ferry also won the open 800 in 2:23.1. In boys competition, Downingtown East's Kevin Davidson went 23.1 for the 200 championship. But Henderson's Greg Williams was named the Male Athlete of the Meet with a solo 4:27.2 win in the Mile. The Downingtown East guys took the 4x400 in 3:34.4 and Great Valley won the DMR in 11:12.4 and the Sprint Medley in 3:50.3.

1/13-Delco Girls Champs @ Haverford College - Upper Darby sprinter Jannea Bridgeford smoked the 200 in 25.5, then helped teammates Ebony Middleton, Thomasina Sampson, and Joann Kambaja by anchering the 4x200 to a 1:51.2 win. O'Hara's Mary Debevec went 2:19.8 to win the 800, as Haverford's Fiana York was 2nd in 2:21. Debevec's teammate Katie Kelly won the Mile in 5:17.5. Penn Wood's Simone Carter took the 55 in 7.1. And Springfield's Lauren Lucci continued her strong season, winning the Shot Put with a toss of 37-9.

1/14-TSTCA Bubble Meet @ Duquesne University - The TSTCA held their 2nd annual 'Bubble Meet' at Duquesne University, with five events contested. North Allegheny's Andrew McMillen posted an elite Shot Put with his throw of 51-04. Caitlin Hewitt, Latrobe, got warmed up for the Pole Vault this indoor with a 10-00 win. Hewitt is a sophomore.

1/16-Warrior Classic @ East Stroudsburg University - Harrisburg's Brianna Flagg took back the top spot in the PA Shot Put rankings with a throw of 40-09. Distance star Christa Plummer of Palisades won the 3200 in 11:21.2. And Reading's Jazmin Hunt won the 55 Hurdles in 8.5.   

1/17-TFCAGP D2 Meet #6 @ Haverford College - Ryan Fritz didn't match his season-best 6-08 in the High Jump, but he did clear 6-06 for the third time. Upper Merion's Steve Tyson took the Shot Put with a throw of 51-05. Chichester's Carrington Queen    won the 60 Hurdles going away in 8.2. And Upper Merion, behind the anchor leg of Jon Gries, posted the fourth fast PA DMR of the season with their 10:54.9.

1/17-TFCAGP D1 Meet #6 @ Haverford College - Central's Mike Syrnick, on the eve of an official visit to PSU, took care of qualifying business and set a meet record to boot. His 1:58.2 is only the second PA performance under 1:59 this season. The mark betters the 1999 record of 1:58.7 set by Pat Nash, Cardinal O'Hara. North Penn's Cody Edling was 2nd in 1:59.4. The Shot Put attracted a bit more attention at the meet, as three guys battled it out over the prelims and finals. Andrew Dubs, Council Rock South, pulled it out with a throw of 52-4-1/4. North Penn's Jim Casertano, was 2nd at 52-0-3/4, while LaSalle's Kevin Moore took third with a throw of 51-4-1/2. LaSalle DMR crew of Chris Ross, Louis Esposito, Sean McGinley and Joe Fedorowicz posted the 2nd fastest PA time of the season, a10:42.9. North Penn took 2nd at 10:51.1. Glen Mill's Basheon Johnson cleared 6-4 to win the High Jump. And the William Tennent quartest of Joe Carter, Stephen Graves, Ben Marucci and Andre Burton notched a quick 3:30.1 in the 4x400.  

1/17-DVGTCA Meet # 7 @ East Stroudsburg University - PA boasts some talented milers this season. Staking their claim to be considered among the elite are Lynn Morelli, St. Basil, and Sarah Roberts, Perkiomen Valley. They ran the 3rd and 4th fastest times in PA, respectively, posting a 5:10.9 and 5:15.0 on the East Stroudsburg track. The 4x800 was equally as impressive, as North Penn's team of Kelsey Collins, Jocelyn Galgon, Jamie Taggart and Liz Monachello came within three seconds of the Hatter's PA leading time, going 9:39.5. They were pushed by Haverford, 2nd in 9:44.6. Wissahickon's Alex Baptiste, is within an inch of the top PA spot with her Triple Jump win of 36-3-1/2. Other notable performances cam from Strath Haven's Molly Carroll, 2:50.0 for 1000 yards; and Krista Simkins, a double winner, taking the 300 yard run in 36.3 and the 600 yard run in 1:37.2. Three Shot Putters bettered 37' with Springfield (Delco)'s Lauren Lucci notching another win 37-8. Coatesville junior Tayvon Gray was 2nd (37-1), while North Penn's Angela Pasquale was 3rd 37-0.   

1/17-West Virginia Flyers Meet #2 @ West Virginia University - Canon-McMillan's Katie Tershal has claimed the top Triple Jump of the season with her leap of 36-08.50. Bethel Park's Bobby Staten went 7.08 to win the 60 Dash. He also took the 200 in 23.6. Elyse Goode of Ambridge won the 60 in 7.90 (7.86 Trials) and the 200 in 27.37.   

1/18-PCL Meet Girls' Meet #2 @ Haverford College - Nicole Leach went after the short race, and ran away with a 7.2 win in the 55 Dash. Her West Catholic team also captured the 4x400 in 4:09.2. Other notable performances included West Catholic sophomore Latavia Thomas, taking the 400 in 60.6; McDevitt's Shannon Prescott winning the 55 Hurdles in 8.8; and Dougherty;s Eunice Despot winning the Shot Put with a throw of 36-01.75.   


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