Wolves Sweep Homestanding Keystone In KSAC Track And Field Action

The visiting North Clarion Wolves swept the Keystone Panthers, in a Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference, track and field meet, on Tuesday (April 30th). The Wolves boys, who ran their season record to 5-1, won their match 78-72, while the girls won their match 90-60.

Boys: North Clarion 78 – Keystone 72

North Clarion won two relays. Jonas Wilshire, Dane Sliker, Mason Gourley and Wyatt Boyden combined to win the 3200 relay (11:46.4), while Dane Sliker, Gourley, Boyden and Mason Burford teamed up to win the 1600 (3:50.8).

Wilshire and Isaac Lerch each won two individual events. Wilshire won the 1600 (4:48.9) and the 3200 (10:53.9), while Lerch won the 200 (24.6) and the long jump (19′-9 1/2″).

Four other Wolves captured a first place. Burford won the 400 (55.4), Boyden took the 800 (42.09), Brady Guth finished first in the triple jump (36′-5″) and Michael Swanson captured the high jump (5′-4″). Guth also finished third in the 800.

Benjamin Lambert took second in both the 110 hurdles and the high jump. Jackson Rudesyle was second in the shot put and third in the discus. Also gathering seconds for North Clarion were Gourley in the 300 hurdles and Dane Sliker in the 800.

Also gathering third place finishes were Jackson Nicewonger in the 1600 and 3200, Dean Sliker in the 400 and Anthony Bartley in the triple jump.

Girls: North Clarion 90 – Keystone 60

The North Clarion girls also won two relays.

Sophie Babington, Kaitlyn Guth, Marley Kline and Eliza Datko combined to win the 1600 relay (4:28.3), with their performance qualifying for the District 9 Class AA meet. Sophie Babington, Anna O’Toole, Abby Hastings and Datko joined together to win the 3200 Relay (13:37.6).

Grace Carroll, Gia Babington and Brenna Armstrong each were double winners in individual events.

Gia Babington won the 1600 (5:48.5) and 800 (2:47.7). Her time in the 1600 qualifies for districts. Carroll won the triple jump (32′-6″), with the leap qualifying for districts, and the high jump (4′-7″), while also finishing third in the long jump. Armstrong was a double winner in individual events, capturing the shot put (33′-7″) and the discus (114′).

Four other Wolves won individual events.

Datko finished first in the 800 (2:47.7), while finishing second in the 3200, and third in the 1600 (5:52.1), qualifying for districts in that event.

Sophie Babington was first in the 400 (1:07.3) and second in the 200. Guth won the 300 hurdles (53.0) and was second in the 110 hurdles. Hastings was victorious in the 3200 (13:30). She also qualified for districts in the 1600.

North Clarion had several other second place winners.

Addison Siegel was second in the shot put and discus. Kline was second in the 100, Addilyn Best in the 300, Lauren Brinkley in the high jump and Bella Troese in the pole vault.

Others capturing third place finishes for the Wolves included: Jayden Sheftic in both the 400 and pole vault, Emma Fitzsimmons in the 100 hurdles, O’Toole in the 1600, Lacy Lauer in the high jump and Natalie Durish in the triple jump.

(Great work, Wolves!!!!)