Indians second at PVC Track Championships
Both the Berkeley Springs High School girls and boys track and field teams placed second in the Potomac Valley Conference Class AA Championships, held in Keyser on Tuesday, May 1.
Keyser won both meets, outscoring Berkeley Springs 102 to 86.5 in the girls meet and 118 to 88 in the boys championship. Frankfort and Petersburg finished third and fourth, respectively, in both meets.
The Indians did bring home a lot of gold from each meet.
Sarah Younker (3200, 12:51.58), Casey Solomon (HJ, 5-0), Toni Davison (PV, 9-0) and Harlie Stotler (SP, 35-2.5; Discus, 104-4) captured gold for the girls, while Steven Wolfe (400, 54.51), Corey Shetler (800, 2:06.23), Matt Arrowood (PV, 13-0), Billy Smith (SP, 43-5.25) and both the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams brought home gold for the boys.
The Indians also had many others finishes in the top sixth of their respective meets.
Girls placing second included Danielle Haynes (800, 3200), Solomon (PV), Jordan Bennett (LJ) and both the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams. Boys finishing second included Michael Twigg (HJ, 200), Shetler (3200) and the 4x400 meter relay.
D. Haynes (1600), Bennett (100m H), S. Haynes (LJ), 4x800 and shuttle hurdle relay, brought bronze home for the girls, while Dylan Reynolds (100), Wolfe (200), Tyler Ryan (LJ), and both the shuttle hurdle and 4x800 meter relay teams placed third for the boys.
Placing fourth for the girls was Amanda Case (100, 200) and Macy Houck (1600), and for the boys, TJ Patrick (100) and Smith (discus).
Mundey was fifth in both the girls 800 and 1600 meter runs, as was Davison in the 200 and Katie Robinson in the discus, while for the boys Patrick (discus), Twigg (100) Justin Glass (3200) and Bradey Beam (SP) also placed fifth.
Rounding out the scoring with sixth place finishes were, Melissa Colby (400) and Victoria Crone (800) in the girls meet and Andrew Truax (100), Glass (800), Zac Simmons (1600) and Ryan Tyser (SP) for the boys team.
"We did okay, but I think we were a little tired after the busy week we just completed," said Berkeley Springs Coach Dave Mundey.
Berkeley Springs is at Lewis County today, May 9, for the Class AA Regional Track and Field Championships.