Wolves And She-Wolves Have Fine Showing At Redbank Valley Invite, Ketner And Lerch 4×400 Relay Win Girls’ Championships

(Above photo by Charla Ketner) Rebekah Ketner (right) first place and Gabby DiDolce second place in the shot put

The North Clarion Track and Field Team had very good showing at the Redbank Valley Invitational, on Thursday, March 12th, with sixteen top-5 individual performances and another three relays in the top-5.

Rebekah Ketner, Evelyn Lerch and the 4×800 relay all took home first place, in the Girls’ contest.

Ketner won the shot put with a heave of 32-11, Lerch captured the 400 in 1:01.22 and the 4×800 relay, which included Rachel Bauer ,Brynn Siegel, Bella Scott and Trinity Thompson finished in the top spot, with a time of 10:56.20. The same quartet joined on the 4×400 relay team which finished second, recording a 4:31.34.

Gabby DiDolce joined Ketner, on the medals podium, in the shot put with a second place throw of 31-11, while also capturing fifth in the discus, with a toss of 88-11.

(Photo by Matt Lerch) Evelyn Lerch crossing finish line in 400 at the Redbank Valley Invitational

Lerch earned another medal, with a third in the 100, with a time of 13:51. Thompson ran a 2:35.04 and Bauer finished with a 2:36.69, in the 800, to finish third and fourth respectively. Taylor Sherbine ran a 29.26, in the 200, good for fourth place.

Scott and Siegel each brought home fifth place finishes for the She-Wolves. Scott’s came in the 1600, with a time of 5:51.54 and Siegel’s was in the 3200, with a clocking of 13:29.80.

The North Clarion Boys’ 4×100 relay team, that included Allen Johnston, Noah Naser, Dawson Hotchkiss and Gus Trougott finished third in the race, with a time of 47.04.

Owen Shaffer had the top individual performance for the Wolves, clearing 5-06.00, to finish in a tie for third in the high jump. Gavin Hoover and Kaine McFarland had fourth place finishes for the Wolves, Hoover with a 4:56.54 in the 1600 and McFarland with an 11:13.88 in the 3200. Hoover also placed in the 3200, in fifth, with a time of 11:14.22.

Johnston had a pair of fifths, placing in the 100 with a time of 12.01 and a leap of 19-01.50 in the long jump

(Thanks to Charla Ketner and Matt Lerch for their photos. Good meet, Wolves and She-Wolves!!!!)