HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Slippery Rock boys and Cathedral Prep girls both scored 92 points to take home the team titles at the City of Hermitage Track and Field Invitational.
There were a number of impressive performances, with eight PA Milesplit Elite performances. On the girls’ side, that was Prep’s Sarah Clark in the 1600 (5:17.70), Mercer’s Willow Myers in the 3200 (11:16.47), Reynolds’ Grace Bresnan in the long jump (17-7) and triple jump (36-2) and Lakeview’s Erica McGowan in the pole vault (11-1).
Clark was also on the winning 4×800 and 4×400 relay teams for the Ramblers.
For the boys, it was Cathedral Prep’s Luke Brown in 1600 (4:18.19), Hickory’s Luca Bertolasio in the long jump (22-9), and Commodore Perry’s Jack Thomas in the triple jump (42-2.75). Brown’s time in the 1600 broke the Prep school record in the event (the previous record was by his brother, Andrew Brown in 2021 at 4:21.74). Brown also won the 800 in 1:59.25.
Bertolasio and Thomas’ efforts established meet records in their respective events.
FRANKLIN, Pa. – Pa Milesplit Elite performances by Oil City’s Cam Crocker and Redbank Valley’s Cam Wagner were among the highlights at the Franklin Invitational.
Crocker won the discus with a throw of 156-8, while Wagner was second at 155-1, both among the top throws in the state so far this season.
Wagner won the shot put with a throw of 48-4.5, 1/2-inch ahead of teammate Brayden Delp.
There were a number of athletes on the girls’ side that were multiple-event winners, led by Redbank Valley sophomore standout Mylee Harmon, who won the 100 (13.07), 200 (27.42), and 400 (1:03.20).
West Middlesex’s AnnaSophia Viccari won the 800 (2:30.36) and 3200 (5:38.11), while Titusville’s Ariel Adams was a winner in the triple jump (32-1.5) and long jump (15-4.5), and Kane’s Myka Costanzo won the discus (101-9) and javelin (101-8).