Friday, May 25, 2012

Live blog from PIAA track

The Varsity Letters is coming to you live from Seth Grove City at Shippensburg University.

4:27 p.m. - Fort Cherry's Margo Darragh set a school record of 2:15.8 in the 800 run and is the top seed in tomorrow's finals. Homer-Center's Angel Piccirillo, a Villanova recruit, ran a time of 2:12.48 at the District 6 meet and is also in the finals.

4:05 p.m. - Canon-Mac's Shawn Johnson finished third in triple jump with PR of 49-5 1/4. ... Dustin Fuller easily wins heat in 300 hurdles. Says he's feeling good despite the heat.

2:45 p.m. - Canon-Mac's Mira Carrozza finished second in Class AAA javelin at 132-3. She was disappointed with distance, pleased with placement.

Shawn Johnson leads the triple jump at 49-5. In good shape to win event.

1:33 p.m. - Fort Cherry's Sean Darragh - WPIAL Class AA javelin champ - finished at 141-3. Wash High's Chase Caldwell had a best throw of 154-9.

West Greene senior Mikayla Sonneborn posted the sixth-best time in the 1,600 prelims at 5:15.44.]

Canon-Mac's Shawn Johnson has yet to compete in the triple jump, which started at 12:30 p.m. Johnson is in the third flight.

It's freaking hot people!

1:26 p.m.. - Dustin Fuller bounced back in 400 dash prelim as he wins his heat with a PR of 49.55.

12:20 p.m. - Waynesburg seniro Marissa Kalsey is the PIAA Class AA girls pole vault champion. Kalsey cleared 12-6 on her first attempt, and missed three attempts at 12-8, which would have established a PIAA meet record. Kalsey finished second last year.

11:59 a.m. - Kalsey clears 12-6 on 1st attempt. PIAA meet record is 12-7.

11:56 a.m. - Kalsey easily clears 12-0 on first attempt. Looks like three competitors remain in Class AA pole vault.

11:50 a.m. - Kalsey clears 11-6 easily. Has assured herself a medal. ... Wash High's Darius Spinks finished third in 100 dash prelim (11.34) to advance. Nice kick in final 10 meters by Spinks.

11:40 a.m. - Burgettstown's Ryan Dupain (15.51) and Wash High's Dustin Fuller (15.59) advanced in 110 high hurdles. Fuller caught a couple hurdles and didn't run his best race, still good enough to move ob.

11:27 a.m. - Kalsey easily clears her first height (11-0) in pole vault. Wash High sophomore Alyssa Wise wins her heat in the 100 dash. Her time of 12.36 is second best of prelims behind West Catholic's Jada Stewart (12.25).

10:38 a.m. - Merckle's best long jump was 15-8 3/4. Time for her to rest for tomorrow's Class AA javelin. She is the top seed, by five feet.

10:25 a.m. - Waynesburg seniro Marissa Kalsey has not vaulted yet. ... Fort Cherry's Jessie Merckle no longer at the long jump pit. Wash High's Mijerean Witcher has left the triple jump pit. Witcher was WPIAL champion.

1 comment:

KNixon said...

Kincaid advanced with Fuller & Dupain. So did Balzer!