2011-05-19 / Sports

Boys Track

Inter-County Conference

Championships Held

The McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton track and field teams participated in last Tuesday’s Inter-County Conference Championships and earned fourth and thirdplace in the overall rankings. Corey Hill picked up a pair of high ranking wins for the Spartans during the championship meet with a fifthplace finish in the 110 hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles. Teammates Lucas Banks and Ryan Stoeckle placed second and third, respectively, in the shot put and followed up with firstand second-place victories in the discus. Meanwhile, Dillan Hollinshead, Hunter Miller, Macklin Hawkins and Casey Randler took sixth place as members of the 3200 relay team.

The Indians had multiple victories as well, with Jacob Ashkettle taking first place in the 400 meter; third in the long jump; fifth in the triple jump; and fourth-place as a member of the 1600 relay team comprised of Briar Kirk, Zack Ziemba and Richard Trumpower. Kirk followed up on the win by placing fourth in the 800 meter and third in the 1600 meter. Steven Meyer, Chase Horton, Jordan Lake and Brady Golden combined for a fifth-place victory in the 400 relay, and Meyer was third overall in the javelin. Dillan Cross and Luke Wright took sixth-place wins in the pole vault and triple jump respectively.

Southern Fulton 84,

McConnellsburg 66

McConnellsburg 88.5,

Shade 61.5

McConnellsburg Spartan Lucas Banks broke his own school record Thursday night in the discus during a tri-meet against Southern Fulton and Shade. Banks’ throw was recorded at 159-9, and he also went on to a firstplace win in the shot put. Paul Hock finished in first place in the pole vault, and teammate Corey Hill grabbed a pair of wins in the 110 and 300 hurdles. Hunter Miller won the high jump and ran a leg for the winning 3200 relay team comprised of Macklin Hawkins, Casey Randler and Dillan Hollinshead.

Jacob Ashkettle continued to lead the Indians Thursday with a victory in the 400 meter, and Briar Kirk was victorious in the 3200 meter. Andrew Shaw and Luke Wright took top honors, respectively, in the long and triple jump, and Steven Meyer ended the day with a first-place victory in the javelin.

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