The greatest double performance of all-time in the boys distance events took place Saturday evening at the California State T&F Championships. German Fernandez (Sr., Riverbank, CA), who'd been running incredibly well all year, ran one of the fastest 1600m times ever in 4:00.29 and the fastest all-time 3200m performance of all time in 8:34.23. See what else took place this weekend, as well as State Championship wrap-ups are up for CA, IN, KY, MI, VA and WI. **German Fernandez (CA) 4:00.29 1600m, 8:34.23 3200m at Cali State Meet!!! **Christine Babcock (CA) runs 4:33.82 at CA State Meet, U.S. #2 All-Time!!! **Jordan Hasay (CA) beats Laurynne Chetelat (CA) 9:52.13-9:52.51 3200m, U.S. #2 & #3 A-T!!! Top Boys Weekend Highlights - Dominguez (CA) blazes new U.S.#1 4x400m relay in 3:09.59 - Rob Finnerty (MN) runs 4:06.49 1600m, 9:00.94 3200m in MN - Nico Weiler (CA) vaults 17-03 to break state meet record in CA - Joey Hughes (CA) runs U.S.#1 400m in 46.28 at CA State Meet - Randall Carroll (CA) 100m in 10.42, 200m in 20.91 at CA State - Detroit Mumford (MI) wins 4x8 at MI State Champs in 7:44.79 - Mike Alleman (NJ) beats Nick Vena (NJ) in SP with 66-00.25 toss - Marcus Jenkins (WI) leaps 24-04 to win WI State long jump Top Girls Weekend Highlights - Vashti Thomas (CA) wins 100mH, LJ, TJ at CA State Meet - Shakeia Pinnick (IL) wins heptathlon with U.S.#1 5053 points in IL - Anna Jelmini (CA) 169-04 discus, 48-03.50 shot put at CA State - Akawkaw Ndipagbor (CA) runs U.S.#1 400m dash in 53.35 in CA - Long Beach Poly (CA) runs 3:40.87 in 4x400m relay at CA State - Rebecca Addison (MI) wins 1600m in 4:50.80 at MI State Champs. - Leslie Aririguzo (MI) runs 13.84 to win 100m hurdles at MI State - Ashley Beutler (WI) runs 10:33.43 in 3200m at Wisconsin State - Natalie Baird (VA) throws 161-07 in discus at Virginia State - Felisha Johnson (IN) throws 47-06.25 to win shot put at IN State - Alex Banfich (IN) wins 4:55.12 1600m, 10:46.55 3200m in Indiana
While the majority of state championships were held over the past few weeks, this weekend offers some of the best. California, Virginia and Indiana highlight the national calendar, while Michigan, Kentucky and Wisconsin take place as well. See who the top athletes and teams are in each state and make sure to keep checking MileSplit all weekend long as we bring you top coverage of each state championship.
One of the most successful female prep distance runners of all time, California's Jordan Hasay continues to build her legendary status. This season Hasay won an epic 3200m dual over Christine Babcock at the Arcadia Invitational, while coming back earlier this month to run a strong 4:17.46 1500m race against professional competition at the Stanford Invitational. With her season now kicking into full swing, Hasay talks with us about breaking 10 minutes for 3200 at state this weekend, her goals the rest of the season, her surfing habits and much more.
Chanelle Price (PA) (pictured left by Irishrunner.com's Timothy O'Dowd) will get one big race between her final PIAA state meet and the Olympic Trials, and it won't be Nike Outdoor Nationals or USATF Junior Nationals. It'll be the prestigious Prefontaine Classic on Sunday June 8 at Hayward Field at the Univeristy of Oregon. The race is the Prefontaine retirement of 800 meter legend Maria Mutolo and features one of the strongest 800m fields seen on U.S. soil this summer. Much more soon.
From Christine Babcock's (CA) monster 1600m run, to Joseph Franklin's (FL) dominating 800m dash, to the great dual between Donn Cabral (CT) and Willie Ahearn (CT) at two-miles, this last weekend in May completely shocked the high school track and field world with amazing performances. (Photo of Mat Smoody running 1:50.71 to win the Illinois State Champs. 800m, photo by Paul Kwak) News & Notes Highlights - Christine Babcock (CA) sets new fed. 1600m record of 4:36.57 - Chanelle Price (PA) breaks 2:03 for 800m, first time this year - German Fernandez (CA) runs U.S. #1 3200m in 8:45.08 - Joe Franklin (FL) beats Dylan Ferris (NC) in Atlanta at 800m - Donn Cabral (CT), Willie Ahearn (CT) break nine for two-mile - Mat Smoody (IL) continues two year unbeaten streak at 800m
National record holder in the 60 meter hurdles and 2007 World Youth 110 meter hurdles champion Wayne Davis of Southeast Raleigh (NC) will be competing at the 2008 MileStat.com Elite Track held on Saturday, June 7th at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond, Virginia. The state of Virginia will try to throw its best at him with three of the top four ranked hurdlers already entered in Jeffrey Artis (13.99), Michael Quash (14.03), and VIncent Brown (14.10) as well as Nike Indoor Nationals 60 meter hurdles All-American and 3A 55 meter hurdles state champion Kevin Newsome. Davis has ran well ahead of those times including his World Youth record breaking 13.18 performance last summer in Ostrava, Czech Republic . Davis adds to a growing list of star athletes both from within the state of Virginia and out-of-state. The Eleanor Roosevelt girls dazzled the crowd at last year's Gala by beating a Virginia All-Star DMR team of Paige Johnston, Rachel Butler, Tasia Potasinski, and Catherine White. Arguably the nation's best girls track program in the nation over the past several years will be back for this year's event in preparation for the Nike Outdoor Nationals two weeks later. The school currently holds the nation's fastest times in both the 4x400 (3:37.16) and 4x800 (8:43.12) as their 4x800 time at Penn Relays set a new national record by an incredible seven seconds. The the regular entry deadline is still open through midnight on Thursday, May 27th, while a late entry deadline period begins thereafter with a $10 late fee assessed until Tuesday, June 3rd when entries are closed finally. Meet Website - Online Registration
New York Stars of the Week Julian Sheinbaum (Scarsdale) 9:01.3h 3200m, Colby DelBene (Pawling) 9:07.07 2 Mile, Jesse Drinks (Ossining) 10.6h 100, Jeremy Rosado (William Grady) 14.20 110 HH, James Thurn (Central Square) 53.69 400 IH, Elizabeth Mott (New Rochelle) 54.0 400, 61.1 IH, 24.1 200, Sametra Kelly (Edison Tech) 12.14 100, 24.98 200, 37-10.75 TJ, Melissa Kurzdorfer (Lancaster) 46' 6" SP, 139' 8" Disc, Lillian Greibesland (Warwick) 2:13 800, 4:42 1500, 9:56 3000, MORE HIGHLIGHTS HERE
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The regular season is quickly coming to an end as over a dozen more state meets take place this weekend. States like Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington and Oregon all hold their last contests of the season. MileSplit will keep you up to date with all the top state meet performances, and the few other non-state meets, throughout the weekend, so make sure to keep checking back. (Pictured left: Missouri's Maurice Mitchell wins 100m, 200m & 400m at state, pictured by Tracy Rollins) **Johannes Swanepoel (KS) sets soph. class record in javelin with toss of 221-02!!! Top Boys Weekend Highlights - Maurice Mitchell (MO) wins 100m, 200m, 400m & 4x1 at MO State - North Penn (PA) wins state 4x800m relay in U.S.#1 of 7:38.79 - Jordan Clarke (AK) improves U.S.#1 shot put with 71-03 mark - German Fernandez (CA) runs 8:45.08 3200m, 4:07.62 1600m - Mat Smoody (IL) runs 1:50.71 800 at Illinois State Meet - Raymond Butts (CA) leaps 24-10.50 in long jump in CA - Dominguez (CA) blazes 3:11.50 4x400m relay in California - Rob Finnerty (MN) runs 4:08.76 in 1600m at conference meet - Sam Crouser (OR) tosses javelin 199-06 at Oregon State Champs. Top Girls Weekend Highlights - Laura Roesler (ND) wins 100m, 200m, 400m & 800m at ND State - Alishea Usery (MO) runs 24.43 200m, 54.53 400m at MO State - Chanelle Price (PA) runs 2:02.90 800m to win PA State - Christine Babcock (CA) blazes 4:36.57 1600m run in CA - Fawn Miller (PA) throws soph. class record javelin in 167-02 - Gwynned Mercy (PA) runs 9:04.35 4x800m relay at PA State - Vashti Thomas (CA) 20-05 Long Jump, 43-01.50 TJ & U.S. #1 - Cydney Ross (MO) runs 2:09.88 800m, 4:55.23 1600m at MO State - Stephanie Foreman (AR) vaults 13-06.25 to win PV at AR MOC - Tynita Butts (VA) leaps 20-04.50 in LJ at regional meet in Virginia - Jacquelyn Coward (TN) runs 13.48 100mH, 41.11 300mH at state - Kathy Kroeger (TN) runs 10:49.89 3200m, 4:55.62 1600m in TN
Joe Beveridge, Bishop McDevitt (3), wins the AA 3200. Tim O'Dowd's 3200 pix added Sunday - 4x800 coming Monday (sorry for the delay - technical difficulties) CHAMPION'S PAGE: AA GIRLS | AAA GIRLS | AA BOYS | AAA BOYS PHOTO GALLERIES: Timothy O'Dowd's Gallery | PTXC Friday | PTXC Saturday VIDEO INTERVIEWS: 13 Video Interviews from PIAA States STORIES: Fran's Saturday Stories | Fran's Friday Stories SPLITS: By Mark Schwartz NEWS: In the 800, She could be a Contender - From the May 28 New York Times NEWS: Chanelle Price post-race & Prefontaine Classic Invitation story Saturday: Fran McLaughlin's Saturday Stories Chanelle Price rips a 2:02.90 solo 800 for US #1 | Fawn Miller 167-2 set U.S. soph class record and PA all-time best in AA javelin | North Penn #20 all-time 7:38.79, leads 8 under 7:49 - three are others are US top 10 | Carly Seymour , Central Cambria, started the day and repeated as AA 3200 champ in a meet record 10:31.85. | Neely Spence runs a 4:44.85 to win AAA girls 1600 | Justin Shirk throws US#2 221-03 to win AAA Javelin | Nick Crits, Wissahickon, comes from way back to run PA#1, US#12 4:11.69 1600 - T.J. Hobart, Baldwin 4:12.09, Greg Kareis, Red Lion 4:12.94 | Shanae Bailey wins AA 100 in 11.88 and AA 200 in 24.59 | Michael Brown won the AAA 110 hurdles in 14:16 and the AAA 300 hurdles in 37.77 | Keenan Michael won the AA 110 hurdles in 14.00 for new PIAA record and the AA 300 hurdles in 38.17. Friday: Fran McLaughlin's Friday Stories Karen Shump four-peats in Shot with 47-10.75. All six of her throws would have won the competition. Her series didn't drop below 45-5.75. The winning throw came on the 1st throw of the finals. - Ryann Krais betters own MR in 100H Trials from 13.73 to 13.66, and wins AAA HJ at 5-5 and LJ with 19-2. Ted Heitzman, Southern Columbia, wins AA javelin with throw of 198-7. Rodney Richter, Connellsville, improves his own PA#1 in AAA discus to 175-6 - Wissahickon's Folarin Ijelu leaps PA#1 48-6.50 in AAA triple jump - Event by event results from PIAA Friday Finals - Field Highlights Friday Trials - Track Highlights
A fantastic season came crashing to a halt today. Stanford-bound senior Chris Derrick (Sr., Neuqua Valley, IL) (pictured left by Scott Bush) was diagnosed with mono Wednesday. According to his coach, Derrick felt under the weather last Friday at his sectional championships, where he ran 8:58.88 for 3200m and 4:14.72 for 1600m. Despite running such great times, Derrick continued to feel worn down throughout the weekend. With Michael Fout (Sr., LaPorte, IN) out for the season with an injury and now Derrick with illness, Nike Outdoor Nationals will be missing two of its biggest stars.
Only two weeks ago, Mason Finley (Buena Vista, CO) (pictured left by Alan Versaw) became the third best prep athlete of all-time in the discus, launching the device 222-01. Besides becoming the third best thrower ever in the event, Finley also broke the national junior class record. That's right, this 6-08, 330 pound athlete is only a junior! We caught up with Finley after his impressive shot put and discus victories at his state meet this past weekend and asked him about his big throw, why he switched schools this past summer and much more.
Photo by John Herzog As the Virginia track teams head into championship season, it is worth noting that one of the most successful stories from our state so far has been the remarkable showings from the Bethel boys 4x400 relay, most notably, their 3:14.71 clocking at the Penn Relays. The time, which was actually run in the preliminaries, launched the Bruins foursome of Austin Cuffee, Earl House, Sherrard Marrow, and indoor 400 national champion Ja-Vell Bullard into the finals where they placed second overall, but first among American teams. The sign in front of the school on Big Bethel Road states it all – Congratulations Cuffee, House, Marrow, Bullard - #2 in World.
15 state meets dotted the map this past weekend! Every direction you looked you saw at least one state championship taking place. Top athletes and teams from coast to coast went head-to-head one last time, this time for year-long bragging rights. All weekend long MileSplit brought you the best coverage possible, but the coverage is yet to be done, so keep checking back as we add more updates. (Photo to right: Mason Finley of Buena Vista winning Colorado boys shot put in 64-09.25 by Alan Versaw) Top Weekend Highlights - Boys - Mason Finley (CO) throws 211-06 discus, 64-09.25 shot put - Stephen Michel (WY) wins four (LJ, TJ , 100, 200) in WY - Joe Abbott (NV) runs 1:50.78 in 800m at NV State Champs. - Aaron Stockstell (IA) blazes 1:51.17 800m at Iowa State - Luke Puskedra (UT) runs 4:09.29 1600m, 8:54.40 3200m - Daniel Gooris (NM) vaults 16-04 to win New Mexico state Top Weekend Highlights - Girls - Ashley Verplank (IL) U.S.#3 800m in 2:07.96, 4:54.99 1600m - Natalie Stewart (UT) 54.27 (400m), 11.99 (100m), 24.56 (200m) - Conant (IL) wins 4x200m relay in 1:38.96 at IL Champs, - Hannah Willms (IA) leaps 5-10.25 to win high jump at IA state - Ada Robinson (UT) leaps 5-11.25 high jump at Utah State - Emily Sisson (NE) runs 10:23.00 to win state 3200m run - Bailey Wagner (IL) throws 48-11.50 SP, 157-08 discus in IL - Daniella Bunch (IL) throws 49-01.50 in shot put at IL Champs - Elizabeth Stover (CO) vaults 13-03 to win CO state champs.
Despite an injury that held her out of training for over 2 months, Ashley Brasovan bounced back to claim the 4A 3200 title in a very impressive 10:15.93. I sat down to talk to her about post season meets, summer training, next summers goals, and college.
Robert Simmons (Sr., Fort Bend Hightower, TX), one of the last remaining national ranked sprinters available on the recruiting circuit, officially signed with Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Monday. Simmons, who's been one of the top rated sprinters nationally for the past two seasons, ran 46.40 for 400m last summer at the Pan-Am Junior Championships in Brazil, marking him as the top returnee at 400m heading into the '08 season. (Photo to left of Robert Simmons, from TXRunning.com).
Results from the Oregon State 1A, 2A and 3A first day competition are available Full coverage from Milesplit starts Saturday, May 17.
While 15 state meets highlight this weekend's results, numerous conference and state qualifying meets take place as well. From Alaska to Illinois to Pennsylvania, results keep on coming in. Check back all weekend long as we continuosly update what's going on. State Meet Highlights Top Boys Weekend Results - Jordan Clarke (AK) throws 70-06 shot put, 194-08 discus - Chris Derrick (IL) 8:58.88 3200m, 4:14.72 1600m - Dan Block (IL) throws 196-09 discus, 61-01 shot put - Erik Kynard (OH) leaps 7-00 high jump in Ohio Top Girls Weekend Results - Christine Babcock (CA) runs 4:49.32 1600m in CA - Ryann Krais (PA) U.S.#5 at 300m hurdles in 41.60 - Jordan Hasay (CA) 10:24.76 3200m at CIF sections
German Fernandez (Sr., Riverbank, CA) has done it again. At the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Championships Thursday evening, Fernandez ran an impressive distance double. The Oklahoma State-bound senior won the 1600m run in a new U.S. #1 time of 4:05.57, running splits of 60, 61, 62, 62 according to The Modesto Bee. Fernandez also ran a great mark in the 3200m as well, winning and nearly lapping the entire field with a 9:00.10 victory. While news broke earlier in the week that Foot Locker champion Michael Fout (IN) will end his season due to injury, it seems like Fernandez has bounced back from his early season injury and is really rounding into shape. The Modesto Bee Article
According to the South Bend Tribune, Foot Locker champion Mike Fout (Sr., LaPorte, IN) (pictured right by John Herzog) has decided to end his competitive season due to a lingering injury. Earlier this season we reported that Fout obtained a stress fracture during the indoor season and was taking his time getting back into top shape. Well, it seems that Fout's earlier injury healed, but according to the Tribune, "a case of severe tendonitis" is keeping him from training properly. He now looks to heal 100% and start preparing for his collegiate career at Florida State University. South Bend Tribune Article
Jeffrey Demps knows that the big money might be in football, but for a couple of days in April, his mind was far away from the gridiron. Demps, a sprinter at South Lake High School in Groveland, hasn’t just been dominating the state; he’s been running evenly with some of the top sprinters in the nation. He first made a big splash in 2007, winning the 100 and 200 meter dashes at regionals and the 100 at states, setting a state meet record. Since then he’s only gotten better and sparked a whirlwind of talk over where he would attend college to play football. He had his choice of colleges but eventually chose Florida over some of the top schools in the country. The strong Florida track program helped him make his decision, but his main intent was to join the speedy UF offense. But after an amazing season in 2008, he may stun a lot of college football fans by making track his number one concern.
DISTRICTS:Krais 3 wins|Seymour #1 3200|Kann PA#1 Disc|Kwiatkowski 64-8|Price 2:09.74|Schmidt 2:12.47
STATES: PIAA State Champs Heat Sheets | PIAA State Champs Performance Lists PHOTOS: 5/17 D1 AA/AAA Day 2 | 5/16 D3 3200's by Tim O'Dowd | 5/16 D3 AA/AAA Day 1 | 5/15 11 AA/AAA Day 2 | 5/15 D2AAA in Times- Leader | 5/14 D10AAA by Carl Strub | 5/13 D12 AA/AAA Field Events | At District 3 on Friday, Neely Spence, Shippensburg, and Jordan Jenkins, New Oxford, took control of the race early, with Spence finishing in 10:46.58 and Jenkins in 10:57.14 – photo by Timothy O'Dowd, Irishrunner.com SUNDAY: Junior Robyn Oakley of Cardinal O'Hara will have to wait a year to challenge for a PIAA state title... but she showed she belongs on the podium with her three individual wins - taking the 300 hurdles in 44.28, the 100 hurdles in 15.57, and the 800 in 2:15.65. She was already ranked top 10 in the 300 hurdles and 800 from earlier this month. Archbishop Prendergast's Arielle Fonrose posted a PA#7 56.88 400. Double champs for the girls included Alysha Womack of O'Hara in the high and long jumps; Caitllin Storbeck of Carroll in the distances, and Sarah Houtmann of O'Hara in the 100 and 200. The Lowery boys made a mark in the top five of the 300 hurdles, with Jermaine going PA#3 38.17 and Jerome PA#5 38.23. Jermaine also won the 110 hurdles, the 200 and the 400. LaSalle's Dan Lowery captured the mile and 3200. The 4x800 produced three PA top 20 times from Ryan, Father Judge and Monsignor Bonner. At District 1 at Coatesville, Methacton senior Ryann Krais won four individual events, taking long jump (18-01.50) Friday's rains, and the 100 hurdles (13.54w) and 300 hurdles (41.60) on Saturday. She was 2nd to Souderton junior Kristin Smith in the high jump, both over 5-4. SATURDAY: District 1 AA/AAA, Ryann Krais, Methacton, won the 300 meter hurdles with a new district record of 41.60. She also won the 100 hurdles with a time of 13.54 (in photo to right) and the long jump with a leap of 18-01.50. North Penn set a new meet record in the 4x800 with a time of 7:44.81. North Penn also won the 4x400 with a PA #1 time of 3:18.47. Ije Iheoma, Council Rock South, won the 400 dash with a new district record of 55.03. Shaniel Chambers, Chester, distanced herself from the pack, winning the 800 run with a time of 2:12.32. Nick Crits, Wissahickon, won the 1600 with a time of 4:17.46 and the 800 with a time of 1:53.47. Mark Dennin, Boyertown, won a close 3200 over Chris Aldrich, West Chester Henderson, with times of 9:08.40 and 9:10.86. District 3 AA/AAA, Neely Spence, Shippensburg, capped her district career with wins in the 1600, 4:50.23, and 3200, 10:46.58. Greg Kareis, Red Lion, won the 1600 with a fast time of 4:13.82. Kara Millhouse, Boiling Springs, won 3 individual events and ran on a winning relay. Millhouse won the 800, 2:20.99, the 1600, 5:10.26, the 3200, 11:13.85, and was on Boiling Springs winning 4x400 relay, 4:05.33. Boiling Springs also took the 4x800 relay with a time of 9:52.66. Devan Coon, Schuylkill Valley, won the 400 dash with a time of 57.13 and the 200 dash with a time of 25.52. District 10 AA, Lauren Zarger, Harbor Creek, won the 1600 run with a time of 5:14.97 and the 3200 run with a time of 10:56.12. Ryan Bell, Wilmington, won the javelin with a throw of 196-05. At the Friends' League Championships, Germantown Friends swept the team titles. Talitha Smith won the high jump (5-5) and the discus. Teammate Jasmine West contributed wins in the triple jump and 100 hurdles. Max Kaulbach took the 1600 in a PA#2 4:14.70, and teammate Isac Ortiz was 2nd, but did win the 3200. Michael Dohrman, Friends Central won the 110 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and the long jump. Teammate Megan Wilson captured the 100, 200, long jump and was on the winning 4x100. At the Boys' Inter-Ac Championships, Malvern Prep's Doug Moppert won two events, the long jump at 22-5.75 and the triple jump at 44-05.50. Teammate Brian Fulton went 50.23 in the 400 and 1:59.29 in the 800. Penn Charter's Dareem David posted a PA#5 21.85 200. Teammate Kashif Smith tied PA#12 with a 10.89 100, with Haverford School's Tom Hopkins in a 10.90, tied for PA#14. Germantown Academy's Dean Melchionni cleared 6-6 in the high jump, now a tie for PA#10. FRIDAY: District 9 AA, David Cobb, Northern Potter, won the long jump with a leap of 22-00.50 and the triple jump with a jump of 42-08.75. Andy Lippert, Cameron County, won the 100 dash in 11.43 and the 200 dash in 23.10. THURSDAY: Chanelle Price (in photo to left) cruises to a 2:09.74 win in the 800 at District 11 AAA, even while being a little under the weather. Teammate Abby Schaffer won her specialty with a pole vault of 12-09.50. In District 11 AA, junior Anthony Davidson, Wilson, set a new district record, winning the 400 dash with a stellar time of 48.51, which is PA#4. Alex Zubey, Tamaqua, won the 1600 with a new district record of 4:19.50, and also won the 800, 1:56.60, and the 3200, 10:00.11. Casey Wagner, Tamaqua, continues to impress in the javelin, winning with a toss of 146-03. In District 6 AAA, Chloe Schmidt, the State College frosh sensation, continued to impress with a PR in the 800, now PA#2 with a 2:12.47. She also won the 1600 in 5:07.85. Central Mountain's Kristin Brandt won the long jump at 17-9 and took 2nd in the triple with a 37-05.25 to Altoona's Bethany Lender and her PA#2 39-00.50. Indian Valley sophomore Laura Loht wn the jav with a 135-10 throw. Altoona kept the stadium record in the family, as Jared George cleared 15-8, now PA#2. Teammate Travis Hammaker, who had set the record on May 2nd at 15-7, cleared 15-3 for 2nd. Altoona sprinter Alex Kenney is now PA#3 with his 21.64 200, and PA#4 with his 10.80 100. And Altoona senior Neal Huynh won two events – the jav in a PA#13 191-8 and the shot put with a throw of 51-6.50. He was runner-up in the discus. At District 10 AAA, it was the McDowell show as they swept the team competiton. Sophomore Leah Presnar contributed to 40 points with wins in the long jump (16-10) and triple jump (36-6.75), and on the 4x100 and 4x400 relays. Teammate Kelly Fromknecht also leapt 36-6.75. Senior thrower Dan Kwiatkowski PRed with a big PA#1 64-8 in the shot put, and a PA#3 170-5 in the discus. His shot is US#8. And the 4x400 put up some great times as McDowell's boys ran a PA#4 42.64 4x100, with Cathedral Prep right behind in a PA#6 42.71. WEDNESDAY: At the Tue (field)-Wed (track) District 12 AA/AAA, the Swenson girls grabbed the #2 spot in PA in the 4x100 with a 47.73, behind only AAA Penn Hills from District 7. Two members of that relay also won individual titles, with Shanae Bailey going 12.11 in the 100 (25.01 200, 15.31 100H) and Anthonia Ballard over the 300 hurdles in 44.83 (2nd in 100H). Girls' High's Jasmine Wanamaker was .1 back. Simon Gratz hurdler Frank Wainwright is now PA#2 in the 300 hurdles after his 38.12. And teammate Khaliff Featherstone tuned up for his signature event with a 48.46 400, currently PA#3. A day earlier the field events, Franklin's Tajidin Mcgough cleared 6-7, tying him for PA#3. And Imhotep Charter's Herman Kirkland (in above photo) leapt 23-02.75 in the long jump. He also won the 100 in 11.19 and the 200 in 22.50. Joelle Neilson, Girls' High, won the long and triple jumps. At PIAA District 5, Brandi Harris, a Bedford junior, leapt into a tie for PA#10 in the long jump at 18-1. She also cleared 5-2 in the high jump. No surprises in the 400 and 800 as Tussey Mountain's Jordan Donaldson swept, going 49.38 and 1:58.87. Sophomore Zach Mullin of Everitt won the 100 and 200. Northern Bedford's Catya Gilbert took the shot and discus. Windber hurdler Liah Snyder captured both hurdle events. And Samantha Valiton, Chestnut Ridge, won the short sprints. In District 9 AAA, Bradford's Tyree Bennett won three events, including the 110 hurdles in a PA#9 14.83, the 300 hurdles in a PA#11 38.99, and the high jump. Double champs include DuBois juniors Shawna Posteraro, Bud Plaszenski, and Bethany Naugle, plus sophomore teammate Anna Pfingstler. Punxsutawney's Laybn Hollis captured the sprint double as well. At the PA Independent League Champs, Germantown Academy's Jen Hoy posted two PA top 10 performances, taking the long jump with a PA#2 18-04.25 and the triple jump in a PA#10 37-7. Talitha Smith, Germantown Friends, cleared 5-7 in the high jump, 2nd in PA only to Ryann Krais at 5-8. Max Kaulbach and Isaac Ortiz, Germantown Friends, went 1-2 in the 800. TUESDAY: At District 7AA, Christa Rogers, Quaker Valley, ended her last district meet with a bang, winning 3 events on the day, all top 10 in the state, taking the 100 in 12.14 (PA#7), the 200 dash in 24.98 (PA#8), and the 100 hurdles in a time of 14.55 (PA#3). Freedom's Ashley Adams, won the shot put with a throw of 40-05 (PA#9). At District 6AA, Cary Seymour, Central Cambria, finished off her last district meet with two individual championships, winning the 1600 with a PA#4 time of 4:58.01 (district record), the 3200 with a time of 10:38.55, which is PA#1, and running a leg of the winning 4x800 team with a time of 9:25.45. Central Cambria also won the 4x400. Kelsey Seymour won the 800 in 2:16.35, breaking her own district record. Ben Hatch, Bellwood-Antis, Jim Spisak, Bishop Mccort, Bobby Glenn, Penn Cambria, and Janae Dunchack, Northern Cambria, all won multiple events, Dunchack taking three. At PIAA D2 AA, Owen Wignot, Holy Redeemer, was a triple winner, taking the high jump with a leap of 6-06, the long jump and the triple jump. Amanda Kuhl, Hanover Area, was also a triple winner, taking the 100, the 200 and the 400. SATURDAY MAY 10: At PIAA D8, Peabody's Christopher Anderson qualified in two events, the 200 in 22.55 and the 400 in 51.06. Schenley's Monique Sims qualified in the 100 in 12.71 and the 200 in 25.99. Past weekend results needed for 3/29: Jersey Shore | 4/12: Union Area, and Pacer | 4/19 Moon Mixed, and East Allegheny | 4/26: Fairfield, Tri-County (boys) | 5/3: Bellwood, Liberty Last Chance, Sonny Sheppard, Schuylkill Ct. Relays, York Suburban Relays, NCSAA and North East | 5/10: Laurel Highlands, Northern Tier (sm. schools), ACSI
The official word from Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon came down that Nike Team Nationals is now officially renamed Nike Cross Nationals. While many minor changes will take place to the qualifying system, an emense change comes with the addition of individuals. 90 individual athletes, 45 boys and 45 girls, will be added to the 2008 race. Look for more information over the coming months in regards to qualifying information, site locations and much more. Click inside for the official press release.
State championships, state qualifying spots and conference titles are up for grabs in most areas of the nation this weekend. With such big stakes on the line one can expect some amazing performances. Keep checking back as MileSplit gives you the top highlights and results of this weekend. (Photo above: Ricky Robertson (MS) soars over 7-02 in HJ, by James Matthews) **Mason Finley (CO jr. class record & U.S.#3 all-time in discus with 222-01 toss! Results **Victoria Jordan (TX) U.S. #4 all-time 100m in 11.16 at UIL Champs. UIL Results **Christian Taylor (GA) 52-06.50 TJ, 25-06 LJ, 46.50 400m, GA State Results Top Weekend Highlights - Boys - Will Claye (AZ) U.S.#2 triple jump of 52-04.75 at state - Tavaris Tate (MS), only a jr., runs U.S.#1 46.41 for 400m - William Wynne (GA) 13.52 110mH, 36.28 300mH in GA - Marquise Goodwin (TX) leaps 26-01.50 LJ at UIL, U.S.#1 - Colby Lowe (TX) 8:53.32 3200m, 4:06.87 1600m in TX - Jordan Clarke (AK) U.S.#1 shot put of 67-10.75 in Alaska - Joseph Franklin (FL) U.S. #1 800m, running a 1:48.97 Top Weekend Highlights - Girls - Chanelle Price (PA) betters U.S.#1 800m time with 2:03.20 - Donique Flemings (TX) 40.96 300mH UIL win, U.S.#11 A-T - Whitney Rose (TX) leaps 41-10.75 TJ at UIL, U.S.#3 - Neely Spence (PA) runs 4:44.38 1600m in PA, U.S.#5 - Barrington (IL) runs 9:03.10 4x800m relay at IL sectionals - Laura Roesler (ND) 2:05.68 in 800m at Fargo Inv., U.S.#2 - Elizabeth Stover (CO) vaults 13-04 in CO, ties U.S.#4 - Lancaster (TX) wins 4x4 relay in 3:40.41 at UIL Champs. - Dominique Duncan (TX) 23.52 200m, 11.37 100m in TX
Wow! That's all that can really be said to sum up this past weekend's performances across the nation. With great weather, peak performances and deep fields, some of the results simply impressed. With nearly ten seperate state meets to cover, and numerous other top-tier invitationals, we've decided to merge it all into one big article, a new feature we're going to call The Awards Stand. Each week for the rest of the season we'll recap what the top performances were in each event grouping. See who made it this week. (Photo of Texas' Kyle Clemons by Alex Aldaco)
Muhammad runs meet record 400IH By Christopher Hunt WHITE PLAINS – Suffern’s Shelby Greany convinced Kristin Reese of Carmel to race in the 1,600. They both wanted a fast race. They would both ensure that it happened. That’s why there wasn’t much strategy involved in this one. They ran attached at the shoulder, Reese on the inside. Every woman for herself. Greany readied herself at the start of the bell lap. They both turned it up on the back straight. Then Greany pounced with 200 left and Reese responded. “I took a shot with 200 but she wouldn’t let me pass,” Greany said. FULL STORY HERE
A big weekend is upon us. Two handfuls of state meets, dominating invitationals in New York, Florida and Virginia, and conference and state qualifying action should create quite an exciting weekend. See which meets top the schedule this weekend as we preview the best of the best. Weekend Preview Highlights - Preview of TX, AZ, GA state meets - Loucks Games (NY) preview - Southern Track Classic (VA) preview - Top distance runners in Florida match-up
Godby High School (Tallahassee, FL) senior and University of Tennessee signee Joseph Franklin really delivered tonight! An excellent field was assembled at the Running Zone All-Class Showdown in Melbourne, Florida. The 800 field included a plurality of the state champions in Florida. Former NCAA champ Jonathan Johnson served as the rabbit for the field, leading Joe and company through the first lap in 55 seconds. The goal was 1:50. With 40 meters to go before Johnson stepped off the track at the 600m mark, Joe reportedly took off and blew by Johnson. He took it home and kicked in the two lapper in a national leading 1:48.87. The time also places Joe #2 on the all-time 800 meter list in Florida. Meanwhile, Ashley Brasovan not surprisingly took home the title in the flrunners.com Girls Seeded 3200 meters. While many were hoping to see the record book rewritten in this event (Ashley set the state record of 10:13 last year at the state meet, and last weekend ran a 10:15 at the state meet), Brasovan put up a very solid time of 10:21.12 under steamy and humid Florida nightime conditions. She beat out the rest of the all-star field that included three other Foot Locker finalists from Florida and all of the 3200m state champions from Florida's four classifications. Emlie Amaro finished in second place with a time of 10:28.58 (a new personal best). Brittany Koziara and Kayla Hale rounded out the top four, running 10:36 and 10:37, respectively. Brian Atkinson won the Boys Seeded 3200 in 9:29 over Michael Wallace, Kyle Cooke and others. On-Site Coverage: Complete Results | Race videos and interviews (more coming all weekend) | Florida Today Article
Nike Indoor Nationals 400 champ Ja-Vell Bullard of Bethel (VA) and soph Taylor Sykes of Great Bridge (VA) battled it out for the US #1 and US #2 times indoors in the 500 and will resume their rivalry again in an outstanding 400 field in Friday night's Southern Track Classic in RIchmond, VA. (Photo by JOhn Herzog) The ninth edition of the Southern Track Classic will be held under the lights on Friday night for the third consecutive year at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond, Virginia. The meet will certainly carry a great deal of momentum into the 10th ever STC next May with another slate of stars expected to push each other to the highest levels of excellence. We are actually ten years removed from the first ever Southern Track Classic, which was held at Dinwiddie High School as the meet took a one year hiatus in 2004. Meet director Dan Ward put a great idea into action on that May night in 1998, which has been a crown jewel of a meet for high school track and field in Virginia ever since. Recruiting our state's best athletes to compete in a meet setup to have only one agenda in providing ideal conditions for running faster, jumping higher, and throwing farther. Lets take a look at what to expect from the 2008 Southern Track Classic in a preview article by MileStat.com's Brandon Miles. Read more...
Suffern girls win East Coast DMR By Christopher Hunt WHITE PLAINS -- Tyler Stutzman didn’t want to waste any time. No point in that anyway. So when the junior from Virginia’s Western Albemarle took the stick for the anchor leg of the boys East Coast distance medley relay he didn’t hesitate before he reeled in the anchors from Shenendehowa and Colonie. “If you past them fast enough they start to think, ‘maybe I can’t stay with this guy,’” Stutzman said Some call it taking their hearts. Either way, Stutzman was right. No one challenged him and Western Albermarle, the Nike indoor Nationals DMR champs, won the East Coast distance medley relay on the first day of the Loucks Games. FULL STORY HERE Results here - MORE FROM MILESTAT.COM on Western Abermarle's win (some pics included)
U.S. #1 800m runner Chanelle Price (Sr., Easton, PA) (pictured left by Victah Sailor) continued to show why she is the top middle-distance runner in the country Wednesday, winning the 1600m run at the LVIAC Championships (PA) in a U.S. #4 time of 4:46.7. Price also earned a victory in the open 400m dash, winning that event in 54.2. According to PennTrackXC.com, Price then came back to anchor her team's 4x400m relay team to victory with a 53.2 anchor leg. Simply outstanding! PennTrackXC.com
After taking the entire month of April off from competition, distance star German Fernandez (Sr., Riverbank, CA) (pictured rightby Scott Bush) returned to competitive action Wednesday at the TVL Championships (CA). Fernandez broke three league records, winning the 800m dash in 1:55.59, 1600m in 4:14.03 and 3200m in 9:09.90. After competing in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in March, Fernandez felt some discomfort in his achilles. After scratching from the 3200m start list at the Arcadia Invitational in early-April, the Oklahoma State-bound senior took precautionary measures to make sure he is ready for the various championship action over the coming two months.
What a weekend and what a week ahead! This week's News & Notes section discusses where vault star Nico Weiler (pictured left clearing 17-04 at the Arcadia Invitational by Scott Bush) will be attending college next year, what events dot the weekend ahead and the top highlights out of Oklahoma Regional action and Virginia this past weekend.
Daniella Bunch (Jr., Mahomet-Seymour, IL) had the goal of breaking the 50 foot barrier in the girls shot put all season long. On Monday evening Bunch did just that, winning the Corn Belt Conference Meet event with a new outdoor U.S. #1 throw of 51-00.75. According to one onlooker at the meet, Bunch's series of six throws were 49-00, foul, 50-00.50, 49-05, 51-00.75 and 49-09. This throw leaves the central Illinois junior only 2-03 off the junior class record of 53-03.75 set by Michelle Carter (TX) in 2002. Meet Page & Results
Bob Gourley's hammer performance lists is the most comprehensive list of hammer throw performances in the country. MileSplit would like to thank Mr. Gourley for his many hours spent tracking down hammer results and compiling this amazing performance list. This edition of the Hammer Performance List was released on May 6th, 2008. Check back for updated lists every week.
Jordan Hasay (Jr., Mission Prep, CA) took it as a challenge. Running in the 1500m fast heat at the Stanford Invitational Sunday night against many of the top professional milers in the country, Hasay placed a respectable tenth, crossing the finish line in 4:17.46. The California distance star took out the race in 64 seconds while sitting at the back of the pack. Throughout the race she moved up in the field, hitting the 800m mark in 2:14 and 1200m mark in 3:23. With 300m left Hasay shifted into her kick, moving past a few athletes, but getting caught by two athletes in the final 35 meters. Hasay's time was less than a half second off her personal best and left her less than a second off of Kim Gallagher's U.S. high school 1500m record of 4:16.6 set back in 1982. Hasay Video Interview / 1500m Race Video (RunnerSpace.com)
Conference, regional and state championships galore mark this weekend. With big results coming out of Florida Friday evening, the weekend started with a glimpse of what the rest of this season will hold nationwide. Check out our weekend cover the top highlights and results. Top Boys Weekend Highlights - Nick Vena (NJ) throws U.S.#1 shot put mark of 67-10.25 in NJ - Brandon O'Connor (FL) wins 200m in 20.82, 400m in 47.12 at FL - Kyle Smith (AL) sets javelin state record with toss of 223-08 - Luke Puskedra (UT) runs 8:56.71 3200m, 4:15.85 1600m at BYU - Adam Timo (UT), only a soph., leaps 7-00 in HJ at BYU Invitational - Riley Egan (FL) vault 16-07, breaking Florida state meet record - Miami Northwestern (FL) blazes 3:14.98 in 4x4 at Florida State - Dan Block (IL) throws 58-11 SP, 189-10 discus at DuPage Meet - Jeff Demps (FL) wins Florida State Champs. 100m dash in 10.40 Top Girls Weekend Highlights - Jordan Hasay (CA) runs 4:17.46 in 1500m at Stanford Inv, U.S.#1 - Natalie Stewart (UT) wins 400m dash in 53.39 at BYU Inv., U.S.#1 - Chalonda Goodman (GA) runs 23.69 (200m), 11.45 (100m) in GA - Mountain Brook (AL) wins 4x8 in 9:14.63 at Alabama state meet - Ebony Eutsey (FL) wins 200m in 23.79, 400m in 53.85 at FL State - Ashley Brasovan (FL) wins 3200m in 10:15.93 at Florida State - Rachel Laurent (LA) wins pole vault at LA state meet in 13-06 - Erin Pendleton (OH) throws discus 167-04 at Jesse Owens Inv. - Nachelle Stewart (UT) runs 2:08.48 to win 800m dash at BYU - Bailey Wagner (IL) throws 48-04 SP, 154-09 discus at conference - Tomika Story (FL) wins TJ in 39-06.50 at Florida State Champs.
On Tuesday and Wednesday the top athletes in the Omaha, Nebraska area took to the Omaha Metro Track Meet to vie for local bragging rights. At the end of the competition, Millard North High School was able to raise the girls team trophy high in the air. One of the key factors to the Millard North win was the distance quadruple Emily Sisson (So., Millard North, NE) (pictured left by Scott Bush) accomplished. The sophomore distance star won the 800m dash in 2:15.46, the 1600m run in 4:58.76 and the 3200m run in 10:31.41. Sisson also helped pace her team's 4x800m relay to victory. Sisson's performances definitely rank her as the top mid-week performer this week. Results
Five seperate states host state meets this weekend as Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma all crown individual and team champions. While Florida should produce some of the best and deepest results of the weekend, every state meet has at least a few national caliber individuals worth watching. Along with the state championships, the BYU Invitational and Anchorage Invitational should provide some fantastic marks as well.
PA #1's: Fulton,Iheoma,GMills,Seymour, Kaulbach,Wilbank,P.Hills,Jones, Hobart,Monteleone,Kwiatkowski
5/3 WKND. RESULTS NEEDED FOR: Bellwood, Liberty Last Chance, Sonny Sheppard, Jordan, Schuylkill County Relays, York Suburban Relays, NCSAA and North East. Race Videos by Run Like a Champion of State College from the 5/2 West Central Coaches Meet, Mansion Park, Altoona Photo Gallery by Don Rich of May 2 West Central Coaches Meet, Mansion Park, Altoona Photo Gallery by Carl Strub of May 3 Northeast Invitational Late results from Friday's big Boathouse Baldwin Inv show five new PA#1's. Penn Hills' girls ran a WPIAL record 47.38 4x100. Cambrya Jones of Woodland Hills went 11.92 in the 100 (+25.23 for 200); Baldwin's T.J. Hobart ran 4:16.24 in the 1600 (teammate David Adley was at 4:16.63). Hobart also won the 800 in 1:56.12. Kelly Monteleone of Penn Hills leapt 39-1 in the triple jump. And McDowell's Dan Kwiatkowski was back over 63 feet in the shot, this time by a half-inch. Kwiatkowski would finish 4th in a strong discus competiton with a throw of 160-05. He was passed as PA#2 by Connellsville junior Rodney Richter, who threw 173-00. Penn Relays champ, and current PA#1 Matt Kann, was 2nd at 172-9, while Baldwin's Drew Hofbauer threw 166-10. Saturday: Ije Iheoma, the Council Rock South SPRINTER, showed a stunning addition to her range by winning the 1600 at the Lady Rocker Invitational at Council Rock North, going 5:04.93. St. Basil's Colleen Gilmore was sub-2:18 for 800. And Alex Geiger, William Tennent, swept the hurdles. Ridley's Kevin Wilbank broke the 1985 Delaware County 200 meter record held by two-time Olympian and two-time 100m world record holder Leroy of Penn Wood. Wilbank's 21.2 hand-time came in the finals at the DELCO Boys Championships. Burrell's mark was 21.51. Glen Mills took over the top spot in the state in the 4x100 with a 42.0h, after Altoona had held the mark for a day at 42.37. North Penn swept the top spots at the Lower Merion Invitational, with Zach Montijo first in 1:56.54, Justin Bookheimer at 1:56.98 and Brian Quintrell at 1:58.76. Bookheimer also won the 300 hurdles in 39.6. Plymouth Whitemarsh's Kenyetta Givens sept the 100 and 300 hurdles. Kaleena Gray, Coatesville, improved her PA#3 shot put to 42-5. At the 2nd Annual South Fayette Inv, Alquippa ran 43.89 in the boys' 4x100. Seniors Katie Landis of Rochester, and Christopher Spicer of South Fayette, each won the same two events, the discus and shot. At the Twin Tiers Inv, Oswayo Valley NY, Emily Giannotti, a Coudersport sophomore, goes 5:12.62 for 1600 and 11:30.41 for 3200. At the Neshaminy Invitational, Kevin Steinberg PRed on his home track in the 200 at 21.90 for tie PA#3. He also went 10.90 for 100 and led the 4x100 to a 43.33. teammate tim Malloy won the high and triple jumpe. Bristol's David Cuevas won the shot and discus. At the Cedar Cliff Relays, Northern York runs a PA#2 DMR of 12:13. McCaskey's boys went a PA#3 1:29.9 4x200. And the Cedar Crest boys were just off their PA#4 4x400 from Penn with a 3:21.4 4x400. Anna Muzio, Central Dauphin, put the shot 42-6, PA#3, and the discus 127-11, PA#8. Cedar Crest's Mark Manno threw the discus a PA#7 161-8. Central Dauphin East's Travis Nye threw a PA#9 160-11. At the Blue Streak Relays at Manheim Township. Milton Hershey swept the 4x100 and 800 SMR;s with their girls squads going 49.9 and 1:52.0, and the boys, 43.8 and 1:35.9 - the latter a PA #1. Andre Dubose, Lampeter-Strasburg, tied PA#2 with a 6-7 high jump. Penn Manor's Jocelyn Witmer matched her season-best 12-0 pole vault. Ephrata's katie Ream cleared 5-4 in the high jump, tie for PA#7. And Alie Girvin, Penn Manor, threw the discus a PA#8 133-2. Wyomissing hosted the annual Shaner Meet where Muhlenberg junior Tyrell Ellison won three events the high jump (6-6), thelong jump (22-7.50), and the triple jump (46-7.25). At Coughlin HS in the James Cross Wilkes Barre Inv., Crestwood junior Mandissa Marshall cleared a PA#A2 12-1 in the pole vault. Lakeland's Justin Virgitsky threw the discus a PA#7 161-1. And Coughlin's Shelly Black swept the hurdles.Friday was a huge day in west, east and central PA. At the 3rd Henderson Inv, Malvern Prep's Brian Fulton went 1:52.77 in the 800, PA#1 and tie US#10. Max Kaulbach, Germantown Friends, won a stacked two-mile in 9:02.35. Eric Brittingham, Methacton, upped his javelin PR to 201-10. At the West Central Coaches Meet at Mantion Mark, Altoona, stars started their farewells on prep careers and stars introducted themselves. Carly Seymour, Central Cambria, won the 1600 and 3200 (winning 1600), nearly matching her meet recosrd times. Younger sister Kelsey ran a statement 800. Senior Kristen Brandt, Central Mountain, ripped wins in the long and triple, the latter with four leaps over 38'. Frosh Chloe Schmidt, State College, boasted anchors of 2:13 and 58 to go with a 57.34 400. Alex Kenney, a State College sophomore, won the 100 and 200 in record times, with Altoona junior Aaron Nadolsky just behind in both. Nadolsky did anchor the PA#2 4x100 to a 42.37. Altoona senior Travis Hammakeer set a meet, stadium and school record with his 15-7 pole vault after AA friend and competitor D.J. Horton, Kane, cleared 15-3 in AA, with a near miss as 15-7. Indian's Dan Dandrowicz won the long and triples in AAA. In AAA, Jordan Donaldson, Tussey Mountain, had a 4 9.24-1:56.68 night. And Mercersburg Academy's James Finucane challenged a Dave Mock 3200 record with his 9:22.28, while the 2nd place finisher in that race, Jim Spisak, Bishop McCort, challenged a Mock record in the 1600, going 4:18.30. At Thursday's Ken Montgomery Memorial Inv, Ije Iheoma, Council Rock South, posted a PA#4 200 of 24.98 to go with a 12.47 100. Neshaminy's Kevin Steinberg ran a PA#3 200 of 21.77 along with is 11.08 100. On Wednesday at the Philly Public League Champ Qualifiers, Swenson junior Anthonia Ballard won the 100 and 300 hurdles. Swenson sophs Shanae bailey and Vanessa Mack took the 100 and 200, respecitvely. E&S's Jenna Arnold and teammate Terence Lee captured the distance double. Robeson places three in the top four of the 800. Gratz's Khaliff Featherstone (400) and Frank Wainwright (110-300H) took two legs of the winning 4x400. Joella Neilson, Girls' High, won the long and triple jumps. On Thursday at the Trojan Track Classic at Wissahickon, Folarin Ijelu leapt a PA#1 (US#17) triple jump pf 48-3.5. North Penn cruised to a 4x800 7:54.24, with Norristown in 2nd at 7:57./01. Nick Crits used his home track to set a school record of 9:15.62 for 3200. Hatboro-Horsham's Steve Topper took both hurdles. Gwynedd Mercy's Taylor Bumpas ran a season best 2:13.77 800. Also on Thursday, Pennridge hosted the Helman Invitational, where sophomore Tom Mallon, Central Bucks South, ran a PA#4 800 of 1:55.7. 2008 PA Outdoor Leaderboard: Girls / Boys Past weekend results needed for 3/29: Jersey Shore | 4/12: Union Area, and Pacer | 4/19 Moon Mixed, and East Allegheny | 4/26: Fairfield, Tri-County (boys)