Punxsy track squads sweep ECC teams in season opener
The Elk County Catholic track and field teams opened their season Tuesday by hosting the Punxsutawney squads. The Punxsy teams swept the Elk Catholic squads. The Chucks beat the Crusaders 82-68 while the Lady Chucks edged the Lady Crusaders 76.5 to 73.5.“We had a good opening meet today,” said ECCHS Coach John Schneider.“Monday was actually the first day that our jumpers and hurdlers practiced on the track. Given that, I am very pleased with what I saw today. There were a lot of positive attitudes and high levels of effort on display today. Those, along with continued hard work, will be a good foundation for our future meets,” added Schneider.The Lady Crusaders were led by double winners Abbi Petrosky, Kennedy Weisner and Tess Onink. Petrosky won the 100 and 300 hurdles, Weisner the 1600 and 800 runs, and Onink won the 400 dash and was a member of the winning 1600 relay team.Single winners for the Lady Crusaders were Megan Dornisch in the shot put, Jessica Franco in the pole vault, Molly Eshbach in the long jump and Morgan Onink, Maggie Sorg and Helen Danz in the 1600 relay. Leading the Crusaders was quadruple winner Jared Schaut. He won the 200 dash, 300 hurdles and triple jump, and was a member of the winning 1600 relay.Dan Steudler was a double winner as he won the 400 dash and was a member of the winning 1600 relay.Single winners were Joe Cooney in the 110 hurdles, Harley Thompson a 3200 run, Ben Herbstritt in the high jump, and Josh Gebauer and Andrew Wolfe in the 1600 relay.The Elk Catholic squads return to action Saturday when they compete in the Altoona Igloo Invitational.The results of Tuesday’s meets follow:GirlsPunxsy 76.5,ECCHS 73.5Discus - 91’6.5” - Martz - P, Nicklas - EC, E. Petrosky - EC.100 hurdles - :16.6 - Abbi Petrosky - EC, Reed - P, Reddinger - P.100 dash - :13.5 - Hollis - P, Scacchitti - EC, Daghir - EC tied Boddorf - P for third.1600 run - 5:23.8 - Kennedy Weisner - EC, Sorg - EC, Byerlly - P.400 dash - 1:04.6 - Tess Onink - EC, Boddorf - P, M. Onink - EC.Javelin - 96’9” - Martz - P, Barnett - P, Nicklas - EC.300 hurdles - :49.3 - Abbi Petrosky - EC, Mohney - P, Reddinger - P.800 run - 2:27.1 - Kennedy Weisner - EC, Young - P, Felcan - P.200 dash - :29.0 - Hollis - P, M. Onink - EC, Cameron - P.3200 run - 11:49 - Schall - P, Singer - EC, Rodgers - P.Shot put - 39’3.5” - Megan Dornisch - EC, E. Petrosky - EC, Martz - P.High jump - 4’10” - Schiok - P, Hollis - P, Dickey - P.Pole vault - 8’6” - Jessica Franco - EC, Carpenter - P, Kucenski - EC and Thompson - EC tied for third.Long jump - 15’ - Molly Eshbach - EC, Danz - EC, Carpenter - P.Triple jump - 30’5” - Dickey - P, Eshbach - EC, Carpenter - P.3200 relay - 10:59.3 - Punxsy, ECC.400 relay - :57.1 - Punxsy, ECC.1600 relay - 4:36.7 - ECC (Megan Onink, Maggie Sorg, Helen Danz, Tess Onink), Punxsy.BoysPunxsy 82,ECCHS 68100 hurdles - :18.5 - Joe Cooney - EC, Lettie - P, Hodgdon - EC.100 dash - :12.0 - Luzell - P, Fiumara - P, Perry - P.1600 run - 5:08.5 - Ward - P, Steffey - P, Prokop - EC.400 dash - :54.5 - Dan Steudler - EC, Hughes - P, Haberberger - EC.200 dash - :23.2 - Jared Schaut - EC, Haberberger - EC, Perry-P and Fiumara - P tied for third.3200 run - 10:49 - Harley Thompson - EC, Ward - P, Fugate - P.High jump - 6’2” - Ben Herbstritt - EC, Jacob - EC, Lettie - P.Long jump - 19’8.75” - Byars - P, J. Gebauer - EC, Haberberger - EC.Pole vault - 11’6” - Presloid - P, J. Herbstritt - EC, Johnson - EC.Discus - 117’2” - Morgan - P, London - P, Stumpf - P.Javelin - 141’9” - Morgan - P, J. Herbstritt - EC, Kraus - EC.Shot put - 46’3.5” - Morgan - P, Kraus - EC, Luzell - P.300 hurdles - :41.5 - Jared Schaut - EC, Lettie - P, Neal - P.800 run - 2:08 - Meterko - P, Detsch - EC, Weber - P.Triple jump - 41’.5” - Jared Schaut - EC, Byers - P, Herbstritt - EC.3200 relay - 8:51 - Punxsy, ECC.400 relay - :48.6 - Punxsy (A), Punxsy (B), ECC.1600 relay - 3:42.9 - ECC (A) (Dan Steudler, Josh Gebauer, Andrew Wolfe, Jared Schaut), Punxsy (A), ECC (B), ECC (C).