Track and Field

Pine-Richland notebook: Junior among top 1,600 runners in WPIAL
May 1, 2022
The Butler Invitational is the largest regular season track meet in the district and is often a good judge of who will be a threat at the WPIAL championships.

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Franklin Regional’s Ella Evans ties for third in the girls high jump during the Wildcat Invitational Friday, April 8, 2022, at Memorial Stadium.
Franklin Regional track teams claim section titles with undefeated records
April 30, 2022
Franklin Regional pulled a section double-dip this spring, winning team titles in boys and girls track and field for just the second time in program history.

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Norwin’s Ashley Laukus ties for first place in the girls high jump during the Wildcat Invitational Friday, April 8, 2022 at Memorial Stadium.
Norwin track teams celebrate 4th straight outright section titles
Unbeaten in five Section 1-3A meets, the Norwin boys and girls track and field teams pulled off a four-peat: four outright section titles in as many years — the run includes co-titles in 2017.

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Highlands’ Brooke Signorella takes fourth in the girls 100-meter hurdles during the Lady Spartan/Wildcat Invitational April 8 at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium.
Young athletes finding success for Highlands track and field
April 25, 2022
Brooke Signorella had just earned a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the annual Lady Spartan/Wildcat Invitational, but her sprint wasn’t quite over.

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Gateway’s Chris Livsey wins the boys 100-meter dash during a meet against Franklin Regional and Woodland Hills on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Murrysville.
Gateway athletes battle adversity in quest for WPIAL qualifying marks
April 24, 2022
When breaking down early-season progress of his boys and girls track and field teams, veteran Gateway coach Tom LaBuff said that his athletes have worked hard to cut through adversities such as less-than-stellar weather and the fight to stay healthy in the quest to meet their goals and expectations.

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Butler’s CJ Singleton crosses the finish line at the 2020 Tri-State Coaches Association cross country championships.
CJ Singleton shatters meet record in 3,200 as home team dominates Butler Invitational
CJ Singleton shattered his own meet record in the 3,200, leading the home team to a resounding victory in the team race at the Butler Invitational on Saturday.

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Home team, Indiana runner star at Butler Invitational
April 23, 2022
The host team jumped on the competition to win the team title at the Butler Invitational on Friday.

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Ringgold’s Ryan Pajak breezes to a win in the 1,600 at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association meet April 14 at West Mifflin
High school track and field notebook: Strong field headed to Butler this weekend
April 19, 2022
The 57th annual Butler Invitational will be held over two days this weekend.

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Derry girls who run on the 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay teams are, from left, Sydney Williams, Emma Huber, Alayna Williams, Jane Huss and Mikah Horwat.
Young Derry track team finding success ahead of schedule
It wasn’t a picturesque day at Derry track practice Monday. A cold wind was gusting and ice pellets were pelting the distance runners during their workout.

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Penn Hills notebook: Late-season invitationals critical for track team
April 17, 2022
Having the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Meet pushed back due to weather wasn’t necessarily a deterrent for Penn Hills track coach Lee Zelkowitz.

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Pine-Richland’s Gianna Rotelli competes at the WPIAL championships last May at Slippery Rock.
Pine-Richland track and field team off to strong start
Through wind, rain, sleet, snow and cold temperatures, Pine-Richland track and field has powered through the dreadful early spring weather.

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Gateway senior Amaya Robinson will run in college at Division II Slippery Rock. With Amaya are her parents, Selenea and Jared. Standing is Gateway athletic director Don Holl.
Gateway sprinter Amaya Robinson to continue career on a familiar track
Amaya Robinson is building on the past and making the most of the present while lending an eye to the future.

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Junior Jack Betler leads a contingent of Riverview track and field runners in a workout April 13, 2022, at Riverside Park in Oakmont.
Riverview runners working toward more WPIAL success
April 16, 2022
Parker Steele has high hopes the Riverview boys 3,200-meter relay can defend its WPIAL Class 2A title from a year ago.

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Franklin Regional junior Sierra Todero is a member of the 2022 track and field team.
Franklin Regional’s Sierra Todero looks to follow her sister’s path to state meet
There is nothing like following in your sister’s footsteps.

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Riverview senior Parker Steele topped the field in the 800 at the Bedford Invitational.
Track and field notebook: Riverview athletes excel at Bedford meet
April 12, 2022
Riverview’s Parker Steele won the 800-meter run at Bedford Giant Eagle Classic Invitational on April 9.

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Latrobe’s Brennan Campbell won the 110-meter hurdles during the Wildcat Invitational on April 8 at Memorial Stadium.
Latrobe hurdler Campbell has eye on state meet after quick start to season
For Latrobe senior Brennan Campbell, it’s time to shine.

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Penn-Trafford junior Kate Schall practices her starts at practice April 7.
Junior sprinter, senior distance runner lead Penn-Trafford track team
April 10, 2022
It may not result in a WPIAL track and field title in 2022, but Penn-Trafford coach Eric Reger is excited about the future of his program.

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Plum senior Jake George works on a hurdles drill during practice April 6, 2022, at Plum Mustangs Stadium.
Promising performances highlight start of season for Plum track and field
April 9, 2022
Plum boys and girls track and field coach Stephanie Kennedy witnessed a plethora of promising performances from the more than two dozen athletes who competed at the early-season Altoona Igloo Invitational on April 2 at Altoona’s Mansion Park.

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Aaron Schmook competes in the javelin on March 30, 2022, at Latrobe.
After school record toss, Norwin’s Schmook targets WPIAL, PIAA success in javelin
Aaron Schmook took up throwing an 8-foot toothpick about four years ago.

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Greensburg Salem’s Cody Rubrecht wins the 100-meter dash followed by North Allegheny’s J.R. Burton, and Latrobe’s Adam Piper and Jacob Pittman during the Wildcat Invitaional Friday, April 8, 2022, at Memorial Stadium.
Greensburg Salem sprinter Cody Rubrecht looking to build off win
April 8, 2022
Greensburg Salem junior Cody Rubrecht hadn’t competed in track before this season.

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