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Wert sets school record; Huskies compete well at Kevin Dare Invitational

Photos by Tim Weight Jeff Shomo

UNIVERSITY PARK – Dillon Wert led the MIfflin County track and field athletes as the Huskies competed at the Kevin Dare Invitational Saturday afternoon at Penn State University.

Wert set a new school record in the long jump with a leap of 21’ 00 1/4” good enough for a third place finish.

Wert also finished fifth in the High jump with a final jump of 5’ 7”.

He also finished an impressive 4th place in the Boys triple jump with a launch of 41’ 8”.

16 was the lucky number by the 4×200 relay event (1:43.11), 4×400 relay (4:01.01) and 4×800 relay.

Colby Yoder had solid performance on the track.

In the Boys 60-meter dash Yoder finished 31st with a mark of 7.86.

He also finished 36 the in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.60.

In the 400-meter run, Dominic Reed finished 25th with a time of 56.36

while teammate Evan Krohn placed 47th with a finishing mark of 1:06.05.

Ben Hartzler finished 22nd in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:09.01

while teammate Isaac Hallock 2:37.10 good for 45th.

In the long distance runs, Caden Bell finished the Mile run with a 40th place time of 5:02.68.

Mifflin County’s Chris Royer placed 27th in the 300-meter run with a mark of 9:56.61.

Rounding out the boys day was the 60-meter hurdles.

Tanner Ferguson finished 14th at 9.72 while Cole Chilson notched a 29th – time of 10.62.

Lily Yoder led the way for the Lady Huskies.

Yoder finished 21st in the 200-meter with a time of 27.69. Teammate Sophia Plank finished 52nd in the race with a time of 30.71.

Plank finished 53rd in the 60-meter dash with a time of 9:31.

Yoder continued to shine in the Long Jump with an 11th place finish of 15’ 4 1/2”.

In the Triple Jump, Yoder finished her day with a 14-place finish of 31’ 7”.

Teammate Tia Ematat’s jump of 29’ 1 3/4” was good enough for 20th.

Ematat was also strong in the high jump, finishing 17th with a leap of 4’ 5”.

In the 800-meter run, Ava Harris finished 47th with a time of 3:08.56.

Rounding out the Huskies events was the mile run.

Justice Sheaffer finished 49th with a finishing mark of 6:32.53.


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