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5/7-12 CONF WK: Featherstone 48.08|Bing-Krais wins|Newhart 38-11 TJ|CD 7:50.03 4x8|Big LVIAC throws Don Rich May 13, 2007

 RESULTS NEEDED FOR: 5/8 Bedford County Champs, 5/9-5/10 Ches-Mont League Championships @ Coatesville HS, 5/9 LHAC Conference Championship @ Westmont Hilltop HS, 5/9 Mountain Valley Conference Championships @ Pocono Mountain West HS, 5/10-5/12 PIAA District 8 Championships @ Oliver HS, 5/10 Redbank Track & Field Invitational, 5/10 Schuylkill League Championships (SCIAL) @ Pottsville HS, 5/11 YAIAA Championships @ Dallastown HS, 5/12 Ridley "Last Chance" Invitational @ Ridley HS  Andrew Rotz, Central Dauphin, anchored Central Dauphin to a PA#1 in the 4x800  at the Mid-Penn Conference Championships  (Photo by John Gayman)    Highlighting Conference & League week...  POTTSTOWN TRACK & FIELD CLASSIC: Ray Quill, Pottstown 6-8 HJ | UNDER THE LIGHTS INV: Rachel Wong, Northern, 1:01.31 400 - 2:20.34 800; Trinity boys 43.96 4x100, 3:29.40 4x400 | PCL BOYS NORTHERN DIVISION: Brian Moore, LaSalle, 196-03 javelin (141-4 discus, 47-10 shot put); Charles Gladman, Cardinal Dougherty, 10.9 100, 22.2 200 | PCL GIRLS/BOYS SOUTHERN DIVISION: Hakeem Johnson, Neumann-Goretti, 10.9 100, 22.2 200, anchor 43.1 4x100; Jerome Lowery, West Catholic 50.3 400, 54.7 400 hurdles | PCL GIRLS NORTHERN DIVISION: Nohjay Nimpson, Ryan, 36-07 triple jump; Lauren Edger, Saint Hubert 1:00.1 400, 2:26.8 800 | LVIAC: Chanelle Price, Easton, 2:11.1 800-5:04.1 1600, anchor 3:55.9 4x400, 9:16.9 4x800 MR's; Jessica Dorsey, Easton, 12.1 100, 24.6 200 MR (also on 4x400); Whitehall's Andy Fahringer 206-5 javelin, 182-08 discus, improving his PA#3. Bethlehem Catholic's Joe Kovacs 62-06.50 PA#1 shot put; Laura Rycek, Northampton  149-6 javelin MR | CENTRAL LEAGUE CHAMPS: Alix Williams, Strath Haven, 15.0 100H-45.7 300H; Hannah Granger, Radnor, 5:08.9 1600-11:31.5 3200; Ridley 3:58.1 4x400; Penncrest 3:22.4 4x400; Karen Shump, Penncrest, 46-09.50 shot put-137-06 discus | PIAA DISTRICT 12 AAA: AA: Shanae Bailey, Swenson, 12.41 100-25.74 200 (after being left in blocks because her hand was up as the gun was fired), anchored 48.50 4x100 & 4:00.00 4x400 - AAA: Jasmine Wanamaker, Girls' High, 25.33 200 59.04 400, 47.49 300 hurdles, anchored 4:11.45 4x400; Simon Gratz junior Khaliff Featherstone won the 400 in a blistering 48.08, won the 800 and anchored the 4x400 to a come-from-behind win | WPIAL AA/AAA QUALIFIERS: AA: Derek Moye, Rochester, 21.8 200-48.7 400; AAA: Breehana Jacobs, Laurel Highlands, 11.8 100, 24.8 200 (57.6 400 2nd to Kelly Langhans, North Allegheny 57.4); Norwin 3:55.3 4x400; Hempfield 9:24.3 4x800; Kim Kanala, Hempfield 148-10 discus, 39-4 shot put (2nd to Ashley Moore, Thomas Jefferson - 40-00); McKeesport 42.8 4x100; Wes Banks, Hempfield, 59-02 shot put, 177-06 discus; Bruce Fleming, Hopewell, 183-04 javelin | ROBERT SPAGNA CHAMPS (LACKAWANNA CT): Cassie Schweighofer, Honesdale, 132-00 discus; Amber Gaffey, Susquehanna Community, 12-06 pole vault; Lakeland 8:05.8 4x800 | AACA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Taylor Bumpas, Gwynedd-Mercy, 57.73 400-2:14.78 800; Saint Basil 9:28.31 4x800; Kathleen Davies - Christina Morelli one-two 1600, 5:06.36-5:12.0 | ELK COUNTY MEET: Tyler Prokop, Elk County Catholic, 1600-3200 double | ERIE COUNTY TRACK CLASSIC: Cody Cipalla, Northwestern, 11.17 100 - Tyler Sargent, Fairview, 22.71 200 (Sargent 11.21 100, Cipalla 22.75 200); Lauren Zarger, Harbor Creek, 5:14.05 1600, 11:36.72 3200; Amanda Seigworth, Northwestern, 15.55 100H, 45.27 300H | LEBANON-LANCASTER LEAGUE: Lindsey Shertzer, Lancaster Mennonite, 5:08.44 1600, 11:06.36 3200; Vince McNally, Conestoga Valley, 9:23.00 3200 (1:55.64 80 (2nd to Tom Troxell, Cedar Crest 1:55.49); Hempfield 9:35.74 4x800; Wyatt Brasey, Elizabethtown 185-11 javelin; Jocelyn Witmer, Penn Manor, 12-00 pole vault; Ciara Pagan, McCaskey, 37-09.50 triple jump | MID-PENN CONFERENCE: Central Dauphin, 7:50.03 4x800 (Tyler Golden 1:59,Ben Francavage 1:58+, David Little 1:58+, Andrew Rotz 1:52.5) | Neely Spence, Shippensburg, 5:03.02 1600, 10:32.53 3200; Tiera Smith, Harrisburg 25.11 200, 56.43 400; Lhayana Dallas, Harrisburg, 15.22 100H, 44.43 300H; Kacey James, Carlisle, 38-03.75 shot put, 118-06 discus, 133-05 javelin; Marissa McDonald, Central Dauphin East, 18-02.50 long jump; Jill Keefer, Palmyra, 5-05 high jump; Alex Pensyl, Hershey vs. Juan Steward, Cumberland Valley (10.83-10.94 / 22.01-21.60); Bryan Beegle, Gettysburg, 4:18.24 1600; Justin Shirk, Central Dauphin, 193-08 javelin; Harrisburg 43.26 - 3:20.12 relays | NORTHERN TIER LEAGUE: Jim Chadwick, Wyalusing, 23.04 200; Glenn Bell, Wyalusing, 172-03 javelin | SOL AMERICAN CONFERENCE: Ryann Krais, Methacton, 13.98 100H-43.35 300H-56.33 400-18-04.75 long jump; Brandon Bing, Cheltenham, 10.82 100-21.59 200-48.35 400; Methacton also goes 2-3-4-5 after Krais in the 400: Alicia Melnick 59.41-Eileen McCarthy 1:00.27-Courtney Degemmis 1:00.65-Mariah Welty 1:00.97; Nick Crits, Wissahickon 1;56.35 800, 4:20.32 1600; Carlton Lavong, Methacton (45-08)-Folarin Ijelu, Wissahickon 45-00.25 triple jumps; Eric Brittingham, Methacton, 187-05 | SOL CONTINENTAL CONFERENCE: Kayla Hennessy, Tennent, 12.47 100-15.09 100H-43.14 300H; Peter Selby, Norristown, 14.64 110H-38.97 300H; Matt Mindlin, Council Rock North, 11.15 100-22.21 200; Ije Iheoma, Council Rock South, 25.19 200-55.90 400; Elizabeth Kearins, Central Bucks West 2:14.65-4:59.14 1600; Central Bucks East, 3:55.12 4x400; Council Rock North 9:19.78 - 7:53.34 4x800's; Joe Berry, Hatboro-Horsham 15-00 pole vault | SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY LEAGUE: Kyara Gray, Oxford, 12.68 100, 59.73 400; Paul Springer, Unionville, 1:56.19 800 MR, 4:21.37 1600; Christine Smith, Unionville, 5:21.29 1600, 11:35.75 3200 | NORTH TIER MEET: David Cobb, Northern Potter, 21-00.50 long jump, 41-04.25 triple jump, 23.49 200, 52.31 400; Emily Giannotti, Coudersport, 5:19.75 1600, 11:36.15 3200; Ben Hahn, Smethport, 4:22.18 1600, 9:42.77 3200 | UPPER DARBY LAST CHANCE: Steve Werner, O'Hara, 14.9 110H, 21-02 long jump (2nd to Denis Thorne, Radnor, 21-03); Chris Licci, Bonner, 52-03 shot put | GIRLS' INTER-AC CHAMPIONSHIPS: Caitlin DeFusco, Germantown Academy, 12.0 100, 24.6 200 MR, anchor 4x100 48.6 MR; Caroline Doaty, Germantown Academy, 5-4 high jump; Devon Blount, Germantown Academy, 15.2 100H, 45.9 300H | MERCER COUNTY TRACK & FIELD INV: Steve Werner, O'Hara, 14.9 110H, 21-02 long jump (2nd to Denis Thorne, Radnor, 21-03); Chris Licci, Bonner, 52-03 shot put; Kristy Woods, grove City, 137-06.50 (39-04 shot put, 2nd to Arin Whitman, 42-03); Weston Schaa, Mercer Area, 6-06 high jump | MID-ATLANTIC PREP LEAGUE: Charrell Mack, Hill School, 17-04.50 long jump; Jordan Exter, Mercersburg Academy, 11.4 100, 22.8 200 | SOL NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Chris Dollinger, North Penn, 10.92 100, 22.15 200, 22-01.50 long jump; Kaitlyn Dugan, North Penn, 18-00.75 long jump; 57.53 400, 5-02 high jump; Chloe Mannings, North Penn, 12.80 100, 25.88 200; Jarret Eaton, Abington, 14.03 110H, 37.74 300H; Stephanie McDougal, North Penn, 12-03 pole vault; Isaac Bryan, Pennridge, 4:21.95 1600, 9:37.57 3200; Neshaminy 3:19.95 | SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY LEAGUE: Rachel Houseknecht, Hughesville, 14.86 MR PA#2 100H, 25.92 200; Rebekah Newhart, Hughesville,  38-11 PA#1 triple jump, 5-2 high jump, 15.44 100H 2nd, 17-02.50 long jump (2nd); Lewisburg 9:28.10 4x800; Gary Bush, Montoursville, 48.92 400; Danville 43.41-Williamsport 43.97, Selinsgrove 49.99 4x100's; Graham Huber, Lewisburg, 6-07.50 high jump; Jesse Garcia, Milton, 23-01 long jump; Braden Klingler, Selinsgrove, 190-02 javelin | 70% HE MEETS ARE IN: HyTek elite marks have been processed. Non-HyTek meets will have to wait until we have time. Look for new meet highlights and results through Monday, then it's the majority of the PIAA District meets.  Editor's Note: Over 40 League and Conference meets this week all around the state. Thanks to Hannah Granger, Aris Polites, Chris Roe and Mike Schmittlein, we FINISHED entering last week's elite marks from 22 meets into the rankings (Non-HyTek/RaceTab meets have to be entered by hand). And we are doing best to keep up this week. All HyTek meets are being processed for rankings within a few hours of being received. I went to the District 12 AAA track finals at Northeast HS on Friday. I will then be on the road to the District 6 AA meet in Altoona on Tuesday, back home to keep up with Districts coverage, and then to District 3 on Friday and District 1 on Saturday. Wow, did this season go fast! Not as fast as Brandon and Ryann and Chanelle and Paul... but fast, nonetheless.

Western Albemarle underclassmen take DMR at Louck Games in NY Brandon Miles May 11, 2007

Rarely do you actually find an event such as the freshmen/sophomore distance medley relay, but the event at the Charles Loucks Games in White Plains, New York was a perfect event for a program with the young distance talent found at Western Albemarle. The boys from Crozet, Virginia won the race by 24 seconds and broke the meet record in the event by an even larger margin of 27 seconds with their winning time of 10:39.07. Three of the four relay members consisted of that incredible trio in the sophomore race at Footlocker South this past November who were all under in 16 minutes for 5K with Tyler Stutzman as the 1200 leg (3:14.8), James Howard-Smith as the 800 leg (1:59.7), and AA 3200 indoor state champ Kyle Satterwhite as the 1600 anchor (4:32.2). Adrian Sitler ran as the 400 meter leg with a 52.5 split. They won the battle with the upperclassmen as well as the junior/senior Western Albemarle DMR squad finishing 17th in the upperclassmen division in 11:00.86. Guiderland of New York, anchored by Footlocker finalist Brian Rhodes-Devey, broke the meet record in the seeded divison of 10:14.52, which was previously held by a Virginian squad in one of the best ever DMR's in the 2004 Westfield team as Guiderland clocked in at 10:12.24.