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PIAA Pennsylvania State Meet

Price's 2:05.85/2:06.4/4x4 relay Lead Great Triples/Doubles

Fri., May 25-Sat. May 26, 2007 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg PA

results, links, photos from Don Rich, pa.milesplit.com

Class AA Full Results - Class AAA Full Results -

Don Rich's Lead Story - The stars and emerging stars of Pennsylvania high school track & field lit up the field, runways and circles of Shippensburg University with an intensity reserved for the biggest meet of the season, and for some, of their careers. The intensity of their performances left indelible memories for those privileged enough to watch. But there was a different kind of intensity that left its mark as well ... Click HERE for more.

Major Highlights
  • Middle distance queen and Easton jr Chanelle Price rules AAA 800 with PR US#1 2:05.85, anchors 9:09.43 4x8 winner with 2:06.4, then 2nd-place 4x4 leg to give Easton team win
  • Multi queen and Methacton jr Ryann Krais leads team to AAA runner-up spot with breath-taking quadruple: 13.73 (+1.7w) 100H / 42.04 300H (41.84 qual.) / 18-07.75 LJ / 3rd place 4x4 leg
  • Big breakthrough for Cheltenham sr Brandon Bing, with his super 46.84/21.33 AAA 400/200 double.
  • Laurel Highlands sr Breehana Jacobs close PA career with a monster AAA sprint triple 11.64 100 / 24.10 200 / 53.58 400.
  • Homeschooled distance star and (running for) Shippensburg jr Neely Spence dazzles with 4:50.98 1600.
  • With 7:43.22 performance, North Penn leads eye-poppingly deep 4x800, with Baldwin 7:44.08 leading five more under 7:49 and 7 more under 7:51
  • Central Dauphin sr Andrew Rotz rules 800 at 1:51.65, with 9 at 1:55.10 or better.

More stories, photos coming

More Class AAA Girls Highlights
  • Easton jr Abby Schaffer clears 12-06 to win PV, with five more over 12 in great battle.
  • Big Spring sr Lara Crofford rolls to 10:30.49 3200, with six more at 11:01 or better
  • Price not the only great 800 performer, North Allegheny sr Kelly Langhans 2:10.31 and Gwynedd Mercy soph Taylor Bumpas 2:10.92 lead 7 more under 2:14.
  • Deep 1600 behind Spence, as Chambersburg sr Sarah Morrison ends great PA career in 2nd 4:56.18 and 8 under 5:01
  • Despite great closings from Price and Krais, it's Harrisburg that takes 4x4 in 3:50.45
  • Penncrest jr Karen Shump rules SP at 47-02.50, and 2nd in DT.
More Class AAA Boys Highlights
  • Hempfield sr Wes Banks rules SP with 63-02.50 toss, wins discus at 180-05.
  • Central Dauphin soph Justin Shirk takes the JT with 206-08.
  • Another double comes from Abington sr Jarrett Eaton - 14.11 110H / 37.41 300H (37.28q)
  • Boyertown sr Jason Weller outkicks Unionville sr Paul Springer in the 3200, 9:02.75 to 9:04.30
  • With no Springer or Weller, it's Conestoga Valley jr Vince McNally's turn to shine - wins 1600 in 4:11.70
  • Great depth behind Rotz in 800, as Council Rock sr Matt Wikler (1:53.50) leads 8 more at 1:55.10 or better
  • Waynesboro jr Terrell Rickard takes HJ in 6-10
  • Hatboro-Horsham sr Joe Berry the only one over 16-03 in PV
  • McDowell takes team title without individual or relay victory
More Class AA Highlights
  • Bethlehem Catholic sr Joe Kovacs grabs state record with 64-10.75 SP, adds 179-11 DT win
  • Defending NON champ Karlee McQuillen of Westmont Hilltop defends in JT at 157-06
  • Swenson fr Shanae Bailey sweeps 100 12.02 / 200 24.58 as her team wins AA title
  • Bayard Rustin soph Shante Evans 44-06.25 SP
  • Schuylkill Valley jr Devan Coon edges Bayard Rustin jr Nicole Powell in 400, 55-46-55.48
  • Lancaster sr Lindsey Shertzer 4:55.92 over Neshannock jr Kacey Gibson 4:59.86 in 1600
  • Carver Engineering and Science sr Jamar Jones 1:53.75 800 and leg on 7:54.70 4x8 winner as team takes title
  • Central Cambria jr Carly Seymour rules 3200 in 10:38.33
  • Rochester sr Derek Moye 48-04 400 / 22.15w 200
  • Swenson soph Anthonia Ballard 43.96 300H

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