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PA Week Jan 23

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

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Dickinson - Andre Hicks, Harrisburg, takes his 2nd try at 6-08. He won the event, clearing 6-06.


PV Alex Acker (McDowell) 11'1" @ TSTCA Meet #2 @ Slippery Rock
HJ Shannon Yon (N Allegheny) 5'6" @ TSTCA Meet #2 @ Slippery Rock

200 Krista Simkins, Wissahickon, 25.1, anchors 1:46.8 4x200 @ DVGTCA Meet #8 @ Lehigh University
DMR St. Hubert's 12:31.0 @ DVGTCA Meet #8 @ Lehigh University

HJ Andre Hicks, Harrisburg, 6-06 @ Dickinson College HS Invitational #2

Elite Marks

TSTCA Indoor #2 @ Slippery Rock University
55m Bobby Staten (Bethel Park) 6.3
SP Austin Papay (Sharon) 59'0.5"
PV Andrew Rademacher (Hickory) 15'0"
TJ Nicole Smith (McDowell) 36'7.5"
SP Allyn Laughlin (Center) 39'10.5"
PV Alex Acker (McDowell) 11'1"
HJ Shannon Yon (N Allegheny) 5'6"

TFCAofGP Division 2 Meet #7 @ Haverford College
SP Steve Tyson, Upper Merion, 55'5.75"

DVGTCA Meet #8 @ Lehigh University
200 Krista Simkins, Wissahickon, 25.1
4x200 Wissahickon, 1:46.8
DMR St. Hubert's 12:31.0
SP Tayvon Gray, Coatesville 39'9.75"
TJ Alex Baptiste, Wissahickon 36'9.25

Dickinson College HS Invitational #2
HJ Andre Hicks, Harrisburg, 6-06


Dickinson College HS Invitational #2 - Andre
Hicks nearly got 6-08 in the High Jump with a
few good looks, but had to settle for a very
strong 6-06. McCaskey's Felicia Daniels took
the 55 Hurdles in 8.5 seconds. Three guys were
timed in 6.4 seconds in the 55 dash, with
Wilson's Shawn Smith first, Hershey's
Roosevelt Davis, 2nd, and Donegal's Matt
Tshudy in 3rd. Smith also captured the 200 in
23.7. Wilson's Brian Dodds cleared 14-0 to win
the Pole Vault. Teammate Brent Ott was 2nd at
13-0. Lewistown's Ashley Curry won the girls'
Pole Vault with a jump of 10-0. Kate Papenberg,
Red Lion, posted a nice 1600m-3200m double
of 5:23.0 and 11:35.9. Hershey's Jess Tack
threw the shot 36-08.50. Amy Backel, Northern,
cleared 5-02. Danville's Ben McConnell posted
a 52-05 400 and Cumberland Valley's David
Little went 2:04.4 for the 800 win.

DVGTCA Indoor #8 @ Lehigh University -
Wissahickon's Krista Simkins blazed to a 25.1
win in the 200 and anchored her team to a
1:46.8 4x200 victory. Angela Wells, Gratz, won
the 55 in 7.1, the same time as Great Valley's
Janessa Murphy. Murphy also took the 400 in
59.1. Gratz hurdlers Sabrina Shaw went 8.4 for
1st in the 55. Neshaminy's Danielle Scardino
was 2nd in 8.5 seconds, with West Catholic's
Nicole Leach 3rd in the same time. In the DMR,
St. Hubert's 12:31.00 by Megan Delaney, Megan
Crowe, Kate McHaffey, and Amy Kelly) moved
them up a bit but still as #2 in PA. Tayvon Gray,
Coatesville (39-09.75), reversed fortunes again
with Springfield Delco's Lauren Lucci
(38-00.50). In the Triple Jump, Wissahickon's
Alex Baptiste leapt 36-09.25 for the win.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh jumper Kim Morris was
2nd with her 35-10.75 effort. And Phoenixville's
Krista McDonald cleared 10-06 to win the Pole
Vault. Other notable performances: 300 yards:
Janessa Murphy, Great Valley, 38.8. Jess
Starace, Archbishop Ryan, 39.7 600 yards:
Carolyn Auwaeter, Great Valley, 1:30.8. Pilar
Batts, Archbishop Prendergast, 1:31.1. Christine
Morris, Abington, 1:34.2.

TFCAGP Division 1 Meet #7 # Widener
University - North Penn ran a fast 8:15.3 4x800
on a slower-than-normal track to set a meet
record. Other meet records were set by CB
East's Kyle Murray in the 3000 with a 9:14.1, and
Boyertown's Nate Tussey in the 55 Hurdles at
7.7. Bensalem's John Thompson tied the meet
record in the 55 dash at 6.5 seconds. Other
notable performances came from Beresford
Brown of Plymouth Whitemarsh, 21-01.50 in the
Long Jump; and North Penn's Dan Jacques and
Central Michael Wray in the Triple Jump,
43-09.50 and 43-08, respectively.

TFCAGP Division 2 Meet #7 @ Haverford
College - Chichester hurdler Carrington Queen
set a new MR in the 60 Hurdles, gong 8.2 in the
prelims and 8.1 in the finals. Upper Merion's
Steve Tyson put the shot over 55-05.75 for the
win. Harriton's Kevin Baidoo won the 60 Dash in
7.0. Penn Wood's Mike Campbell was 2nd in
7.2 seconds. Penn Charter's Karnal Marell was
3d in the same time, but posted a 7.1 in the
prelims. Other notable performances included
Wissahickon going 3:31.6 in the 4x400, and
Garnet Valley's Steve Royal holding offer Upper
Merion's Jon Gries in the 800 by .1 in 2:00.6.

TSTCA Indoor #2 @ Slippery Rock Universiity -
Shannon Yon of North Allegheny clears 5-06 for
the High Jump win, tying for tops in PA with
McDowell's Nicole Smith. Smith concentrated
on two other events at the meet, winning both
the Triple Jump (36-07.50) and 55 Hurdles
(8.6). Allyn Laughlin of Center, set a Beaver
County TC record in the Shot Put with a throw of
39-10.50, winning the event in the process.
McDowell's Alex Acker goes 11-01 to improve
her season-best by an inch. Some fast times in
the sprints as Chareliise Davis of Oakland
Catholic took the 55 in 7.1 seconds. Ambridge
senior Elyse Goode was 2nd in the same time.
She also was 2nd in the 200 in 26.3. Erica
Moody won bboth the 200 and 400 in 26.2 and
61.8, respectively. In the boys' competition,
Bethel Park's Bobby Staten took the 55 in 6.3
seconds, and was 2nd in the 200 in 23.6.
Another fast 3000, as Tom Slosky of Highlands
went 9:05 for the win. Sharon thrower Auston
Papayy took the Shot Put with a toss of
59-00.50; with North Allegheny's Andrew
McMillan 2nd at 52-08. State College High
Jumper Tanner Evak cleared 6-04 for the win,
and Andrew Rademacher, the Hickory senior,
cleared 15-00 again for the Pole Vault victory.


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