2018-05-24 / Sports

High School Sports

District 5 Track 7 Field Championship

Boys – 8th
25 points – 10th
Southern Fulton 21 points

Girls – 7th Southern Fulton 34 points – 8th McConnellsburg 29 points

The District 5 Track & Field Championships were held at Northern Bedford last Wednesday. The boys title was won by Chestnut Ridge, and the girls championship went to Berlin Brothersvalley.


Skyler Speigle placed 6th in the 100-meter dash. The girls 4×400 team placed 5th and the 4×800 team placed 5th as well. Hailey Dodson took the gold in girls shot put. Kaitlyn Truax placed 2nd in girls discus and Hailey Dodson placed 3rd. The boys 4×100 team placed 5th, and the 4×400 team placed 6th. Zac Hann placed 5th in boys pole vault, Austin Baker placed 4th in boys discus, and Chase Glee took the bronze in boys javelin. Josh Booth brought home the gold once again in boys 300 hurdles. Josh Booth and Hailey Dodson move on to the PIAA State Meet on Friday.

Southern Fulton

Casey Spade placed 4th in the 400 meter, Caleb Elder placed 4th and Nate Voight placed 6th in the 1600 meter, and Nate Voight placed 5th in the 3200 meter for the Indians. Southern Fulton’s relay teams placed 3rd in the 1600 relay and 4th in the 3200 meter. For the Lady Indians Drew Gordon scored a silver in the javelin and 4th in the high jump. Zoe O’Neal was 4th in the shot put. Lydia Hiller picked up a bronze and Cheyenne Ribson was 6th in the 400 meter. The Lady Indians relay teams won silver in the 1600, setting a new school record with a time of 4:17.86, and placed 4th in the 3200 meter.

Boys results – team standings

1. Chestnut Ridge 144; 2. Tussey Mt. 85; 3. Windber 76; 4. Bedford 68; 5. Conemaugh Township 39; 6. Berlin Brothersvalley 30; 7. Everett 27; 8. McConnellsburg 25; 9. Northern Bedford 23; 10. Southern Fulton 21; 11. Meyersdale 11; 12. Shade 8.

Girls results – team standings

1. Berlin Brothersvalley 108; 2. Bedford 79; 3. Shade 75; 4. Everett 65; 5. Windber 54; 6. Northern Bedford 39; 7. Southern Fulton 34; 8. Mc- Connellsburg 29; 9. Meyersdale 28; 10. Conemaugh Township 17; 11. Rockwood 14; 12. Chestnut Ridge 10; 13. Tussey Mt. 6.


Chestnut Ridge 12
Southern Fulton 2
Chestnut Ridge 9
Southern Fulton 0

Southern Fulton softball finished off the season May 15 losing two games at home to Chestnut Ridge 12-2 and 9- 0. Kylie Golden and Cheyenne Miller each had a loss. Southern Fulton finished the season 5-15.

McConnellsburg 16

Mercersburg Academy 1

McConnellsburg (7-10) hosted Mercersburg Academy May 15 and cruised to a 16 to 1 non-league victory. Sami Hensley led the Lady Spartans going 3 for 3 while Madison Koontz was 2 for 2, including a two-run homer. McConnellsburg pounded out nine hits. Lady Spartan pitcher Kara Stiffler got the win.


Forbes Road 5
McConnellsburg 0

Forbes Road claimed a 5- 0 win over visiting Mc- Connellsburg Friday afternoon. Brycen Hohman fired a three-hit shutout, walking two and striking out five. The Cardinals plated three runs in the second inning and single runs in the third and sixth. Caleb Voegel collected two hits for the Cardinals.

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