Mason Burford, Brenna Armstrong Claim Championships As Wolves Have Good Showing At District Nine Class-AA Track And Field Championships

Photo by Coach Doug Jackson – Mason Burford with his Boys 110 hurdles Gold Medal

The North Clarion Wolves had two athletes win individual titles at the District Nine Class-AA Track and Field Championships, at Brookville Area High School, on Friday, May 17th. Mason Burford won the Boys’ 110 hurdles (15.71), while Brenna Armstrong took gold in the Girls’ shot put (36′-1″), with both qualifying for States. Armstrong also took third in the discus (105′-11″).

Photo by North Clarion High School Principal Ed Baumcratz – Brenna atop the Girls shot put podium

Also going to States is Wyatt Boyden who was third in the 400 (52.15), as well as the second place 3200 relay team (8:20.52) of Jonas Wilshire, Dane Sliker, Wyatt Boyden, and Mason Gourley.

The Top 6 finishers in each event receive medals.

A look at more North Clarion Boys results:

1600 relay team (3:33.03) of Mason Burford, Dane Sliker, Mason Gourley, and Wyatt Boyden finished third, breaking their own school record.

Photo by Distance Coach Roxanne McFarland – Boys second place 3200 relay, Jonas Wilshire, Mason Gourley, Dane Sliker, Mason Burford

Burford also finished fourth in the 400 (52.41). Jackson Nicewonger took sixth place 3200 (10:31.36)

Brady Guth finished eighth in the triple jump (39′-5.5″), a new personal record.

The 800 relay including Noah Naser, Ben Lambert, Brady Quinn and Isaac Lerch finished eleventh.

Wilshire also competed in the 1600, Turner competed in the 3200. Lerch also competed in the long jump and triple jump. Hayden Hindman competed in the shot put and Michael Swanson took part in the high jump.

A look at more North Clarion Girls results:

Grace Carroll was third in the high jump (4′-10″) three way tie and fifth in the long jump (16′-1.25″). Gia Babington – captured third place in the 800 (2:25.10). Kaitlyn Guth finished fourth in the 100 hurdles (16.74). She was also ninth in the 300 hurdles (51.29). Abby Hastings ran for fifth in the 3200 (12:55.07); Eliza Datko was sixth in the 1600 (5:48.74).

Four of the girls’ medals won medals despite being seeded out of the top six. Guth was seeded eleventh in the 100 hurdles. Datko was seeded ninth in the 1600. Carroll was seeded seventh in the long jump and twelfth in the high jump. All earned top six finishes with personal records and made the medal stand.

Also competing for the Wolves were Natalie Durish in the triple jump and long jump and Addison Siegel in the discus.

Photo by Distance Coach Roxanne McFarland- Boys third place 3200 relay – Mason Burford, Cane Sliker, Wyatt Boyden and Mason Gourley

The three relay teams finished in the top ten. The1600 relay (4:24.68) consisting of Gia Babington, Sophie Babington, Marley Kline and Kaitlyn Guth captured the fifth place medal. The 400 relay (53.43), of Natalie Durish, Grace Carroll, Kaitlyn Guth and Marley Kline finished seventh. The 3200 relay with Sophie Babington, Abby Hastings, Anna O’Toole and Eliza Datko finished ninth.

Elk County Catholic won the Girls Championship. Brookville won the Boys Championship. The Jim Manner’s MVP Awards went Redbank Valley’s Mylee Harmon for the Girls and Brookville’s Hayden Freeman for the Boys.

Great District Meet, Wolves!!!! Have a great State Meet Mason, Brenna, Jonas , Mason, Dane and Wyatt!!!! Let’s go, Wolves!!!! Thanks to all who contributed photos!!!!