B-A track downs Tyrone


Terry McCaulley

Chloe Hammond competes in the triple jump against Tyrone. Both the boys and girls track and field teams posted wins against their rivals.

Zachary Pellegrine, Sports Writer

On Tuesday, the Blue Devil track team travelled to Tyrone to take on their cross town rival in the annual backyard brawl.

The Bellwood boys team was able to come out victorious with a score of 88.5-61.5, while the girls team won with a final score of 86-64.

Boy’s Track Team

The boy’s track team continued their early season success and posted some impressive times. Cooper Keen was able to win 100 meter dash in 11.5 seconds, with Sean Mallon able to win the 200 meter dash. Hunter Shawley was able to dominate the hurdles, winning both the 110s and 300s for the Blue Devils. Bellwood had another success performance in the relays, winning both the 400 meter and 1600 meter relay.

The Blue Devils were similarly successful in the field, winning the triple jump (Dylan Andrews), shot put (Eli Pluebell), discus (Dom Caracciolo), and pole vault (Dylan Andrews). Andrews went over 13 feet to post a personal best for the season.

Girl’s Track Team

The girl’s team also had major contributors in their win, such as winning both the 800 and 1600 meter run (Lexi Lovrich), the 3200 run (Chloe Brown), the 300 hurdles (Sophia Nelson), and the 1600 and 3200 relay.

The field team saw winners in shot put (Alyson Partner), discus, and javelin (Chelsea McCaulsky), and pole vault (Lydia Worthing)

Bellwood Sweeps in Triangular Meet

The boy’s and girl’s track team followed up their backyard brawl victory with another dominating performance. The boy’s comfortably beat McConnellsburg 140-10, and Tussey mountain 116-33. This sweep set up a chance at an ICC championship when both the boys and girl’s track team takes on Williamsburg and West Branch.