GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Greenville 99, Kennedy Catholic 42; Greenville 131, Farrell 6; Mercer 98, Greenville 50 - At Greenville, the Lady Trojans went 2-1 on Thursday as they beat Kennedy Catholic and Farrell but fell to Mercer.
Linda Roldan led Greenville as she ran on the first-place 1600 relay team (4:28) and also copped the 300 hurdles (52.65), triple jump (30-6 1/2) and tied for first in the high jump (5-1).
Marina Wareham paced KC with wins in the 100 (13.51), 400 (1:00.71) and 800 (2:27). Norris was the only Farrell competitor to win, taking 1st in the 200 (31.49).
Claire Creasy and Courtney Corban were triple-event winners for Mercer. Creasy swept the hurdles and won the pole vault while Corban copped the 100 and was part of the foursomes that won the 400 and 1600 relays.
West Middlesex 101.5 Lakeview 48.5 - At West Middlesex, Jessica Bittler set a school record Wednesday in the triple jump (34-5 1/2), breaking the 2008 mark of 34-3 by Miranda Negrea.
Karen Willey, Kayla Shacklock and Brittany Ruffo were triple-event winners for WM. Willey and Ruffo ran on the 1st-place 1600 and 3200 relay teams while Willey won the 800 and Ruffo copped the 1600. Shacklock swept the hurdles and ran the opening leg on the winning 400 relay squad.
Fawn Miller led Lakeview with wins in the javelin (138-7) and 200 (27.5).
Hickory 86, Slippery Rock 64 - At Slippery Rock, the visiting Lady Hornets (4-0) were led Wednesday by Lauren Lubarski (long, triple jumps, javelin), Emily Woods (shot, disc) and Morgan Richards (open 1600-, 3200-meter runs), and Aubrielle Cromartie (200, sprint-relay anchor).
Lubarski’s mark of 119-1 in the jav set a school record. Nicole Neider set the previous record at the recent Harbor Creek Invitational (109-9).
Dudek (800, distance- and mile-relay legs), Waryanka (400, distance-a and mile-relay legs), and Siebka (high, intermediate hurdles) led the Lady Rockets.
Mercer 127, Farrell 3; Mercer 111, Kennedy Catholic 32; Grove City 87, Mercer 63 - At Mercer, incomparable Claire Creasy collected four wins Wednesday to lead the host Lady M’s, while distance ace Grace Leuenberger and thrower Schaa secured another pair apiece. Middle-distance standout Marina Wareham was the lone dual-winner for Kennedy Catholic.
Against Grove City, however, Hana Casalnova and Sarah Chuzie dominated the middle distances and distances, respectively, and jumper Shannon Bishop bolstered them with a pair of wins for the victorious Lady Eagles.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Greenville 114, Kennedy Catholic 36; Greenville 137, Farrell 8; Greenville 108, Mercer 42 - The host Trojans tripled their triumphs Thursday, led by sprinters Dylan Zuschlag and Nico Zahniser, jumper Ryan Meadors, distancemen Derrick Mausser and Zach Candela, and throwers Pat Matusz, Steve Pfaff and R.J. Malson.
For Mercer, sprinter Rawlins Huntley, middle-distancemen Alex Rabold and Geoffrey Faltot, and distanceman Kevin Reno and jumper Cody Smith led the Mustangs.
West Middlesex 111, Lakeview 39 - At West Middlesex on Wednesday, the host Big Reds (9-0) rolled, led by Jeremy Jancso, who swept the jumps, and Clay Allen, who annexed a sweep of the 100- and 200-meter dashes and anchored the Reds’ winning sprint-relay quartet. Also, Richie Klumph (3200-meter run, distance-relay leg) and Lorenzo Mikulin mustered wins in the 400-meter dash and as part of the distance relay.
Penland produced wins in the 800-meter run as as part of the mile-relay to lead Lakeview (2-4).
Hickory 75, Slippery Rock 75 - At Slippery Rock on Wednesday, the visiting Hornets (3-1-1) were led by Brandon Ward (high, intermediate hurdles, mile-relay leg), Matt Durisko (discus, javelin), and Garret Trosch (400, triple jump, mile-relay leg), while McAvoy (100, 200, long jump) and Thompson (800, 1600, distance-relay anchor) fueled the host Rockets, as did Gerlach (pole vault, distance-relay leg).
Mercer 127, Farrell 15; Mercer 94, Kennedy Catholic 52; Grove City 107, Mercer 43 - At Mercer, Rawlins Huntley, thrower Beck, jumper Smith and roadrunners Reno and Rabold led the host Mustangs’ routs on Wednesday. Ron Jackson blistered to wins in the 100 (10.86) and 200 (22.7) for Farrell, while Mike Kaldy keyed Kennedy via a sweep of all three throws.
Against Grove City, however, Ross Trinch (high, intermediate hurdles), Jon Anderson (400, 800), and Mark Jaskowak (javelin) led the visiting Eagles, as did distance ace Jake Kildoo.
Slippery Rock 3, Grove City 2 - At Grove City on Thursday, Slippery Rock righty Morgan Robinson outdueled mound counterpart Alicia Feather.
Robinson registered eight strikeouts and walked two in a route-going performance in which she permitted seven hits. She also helped herself by ripping three hits. Feathers fashioned a complete game, also, whiffing a dozen and not issuing a base on balls while allowing nine hits. She drilled a double
Tori Sheffel singled and doubled for Grove City (3-3, 6-3), while Phylicia King connected for a couple hits. For Slippery Rock (4-2 in the region), Shawna Peace pounded a double and K. Kerk contributed two hits.
Jamestown 6, Grove City 2 - At Jamestown on Wednesday, the Lady Muskies plated five runs in the fifth inning
Codie Rodgers led Jamestown with a double and triple. Also, Amanda Buchholz had three singles, while Cass Grafton and Jessica May had two singles each. Hannah Williams went the distance for Jamestown. She struck out six, issued no walks and gave up six hits.
Naomi Leonard tripled for GC (3-2, 5-2), while Cassondra Folk doubled. Alicia Feather was the losing pitcher. She fanned six, had no walks and allowed six hits in six innings, but was victimized by her mates’ six miscues.