B-A track and field teams sweep in ICC opener


Bailee Conway

Gaven Ridgway hands it off to Ben Ritchey in their 4 x 1. (Bailee Campbell)

Caleb Beiswenger, Staff Writer

Last night both teams got a pair of wins over Mount Union and Northern Bedford. The boys team got their first wins of the season improving their record to 2-2. The boys won over Mount Union with a score of 132-17 and beat Northern Bedford by a score of 113-37. 

Top scorers for the boys were  junior Gabe Thompson with first place finishes in the 100m dash (11.7) and the 200m dash (24.2) junior Kole Dickinson placed first in the 110 and 300 hurdles with times of 16.6 and 43.9. 

Senior Dylan Andrews took first place long jump and pole vault. With a 19-2.5 long jump and a 13-0 pole vault. Senior Eli Plubell took first in the shotput and discus 41-5 and 113-2. All three relay teams took first place for the boys.

The girls record is now 3-1 after defeating Mount Union 136-14 and Northern Bedford 109-41. 

Some top scorers Senior Brielle Campbell who took first place in the 100 and 200 dashes with times of 13.4 and 28.2. Senior Lexi Lovrich took first in the 1600m (5.52.8) and 3200m run(12.21.1). Senior Lydia Worthing took two first place finishes in the high jump and the pole vault with a height of 10-6. 

The track teams next meets are next Tuesday 4/11 as they host Southern Huntingdon, Everett, and Fannett Metal.