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SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Four District 10 athletes/relay teams won state titles at the PIAA Class 2A track and field championships Friday, while there were six second-place finishes among District 9 and District 10 athletes.
The boys’ champions included Isaac Lightcap of Lakeview in the pole vault (15-feet) and Connor Vas-Gal of Wilmington in the shot put (62-feet, 6 ¼-inches).
There was one individual girls’ champion with Maryann Ackerman of Slippery Rock winning the javelin with a toss of 147-feet, 6-inches.
The Wilmington 4×400-meter relay team of Grace Mason, Becka Book, Lindsey Martineau, and Elizabeth Miles also won the state title in a time of 4:01.95.
Vas-Gal (boys’ discus, 158-feet, 9-inches) and Martineau (girls’ 300-meter hurdles, 45.76) also earned silver medals.
Youngsville’s Jake Hogg was a double-silver medalist on the boys’ side taking second in the high jump (6-feet, 6-inches) and in the triple jump (44-feet, 11-inches).
Additional second-place finishers include Fairview’s Maddison Hayes in the girls’ 1,600-meter run (5:01.20), Hickory’s Cole Frazier in the 800-meter run (1:54.82), and Coudersport Cale Ayers in the boys’ shot put (55-8 ½).
Team-wise, the Wilmington boys were fourth with 24 points with Grove City fifth with 23 ½ points.
On the girls’ side, Wilmington was fifth with 26 points just ahead of sixth-place Slippery rock with 25 points.
Full place winners will be included in the full coverage story.