Boys, girls track teams drop two
The Catasauqua track and field teams both dropped a pair of meets on Tuesday afternoon at Palisades.
The boys fell to the Pirates 98-51 and to Wilson 97.66-47.33. The girls lost to Palisades 118-28 and to the Warriors 103-44.
Several of the boys had big days for Catty. Tony Brinkley picked up two wins, taking the 800 in 2:14.0 and the 1600 in 4:47.0.
The boys also did well in the field events. Devin Flores won the pole vault clearing 10-0 and teammate Ty Kern was second also clearing 10-0. Jarrid Strong won the shot put with a toss of 38-6, edging teammate Isiah Berry, who was second, with a throw of 35-11.5.
Jared Stephen was second in the javelin with a throw of 140-3. Strong was fourth.
In the discus, Justin Biviano was second with a 105-1 and Strong was third with an 83-5. Berry was fourth.
Jacob Rusnock was second in the 3200 with a time of 11:20 and Spencer Phillips was fourth.
In the relays, the 400 team of Raphel Berrian, Flores, Eric Matz and Ra'Von Burton took second behind Palisades.
On the girls side, the Roughies didn't have a winner but had several place in the top-three. Quinn Bachman was second in the long jump with a 13-8. Trinity Henderson was second in the shot put with a throw of 32-1, just off the pace of Palisades' Chantal Poniktera who had a 32-3. Shannon Bundra was third with a 28-3.
In the javelin, Allison Gillette was second with a 83-10 and teammate Selena Contreras was third with a 79-11. Henderson took fourth.
Dakoha Zelinsky was third in the discus with a throw of 76-7.5 and just missed second place. Gillette was fourth.
Laura Gerhard picked up two thirds in track events. She had a time of 13.9 in the 100 and 29.4 in the 200. Melissa Fuhrman was fourth in the 800 as was Bailey Kudla-Williams in the 3200.
In the relays, the 400 team was second and the 3200 team was third. The 400 had a time of 56.6 and was made up of Colleen Hickey, Morgan Meckes, Megan Covert and Gerhard. The 3200 team had a time of 12:32 and was made up of Mikala Andino-Dockter, Fuhrman, Krys Roberts and Soriana Salloum.