Skip to main content

Morgan among Chucks' medal winners

April 3, 2011

Punxsy junior Brody Morgan was one of three Chucks to earn a medal at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Outdoor Championship Meet Saturday at West Mifflin High School. (File photo by Dan Walk/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

WEST MIFFLIN — Saturday's cold, snowy, wet and windy weather conditions may not have been very conducive for a track and field meet, but the Punxsy boys' team peformed well at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Outdoor Championship Meet Saturday at West Mifflin High School.

Three Chucks placed during the meet, consisting of a runner (senior A.J. Meterko), a runner (junior Kevin Byars) and a thrower (junior Brody Morgan).

"This is a very large invitational consisting of many of Pittsburgh's big schools like Mount Lebanon and Baldwin, so getting even near to placing in the top-eight finishes is almost impossible," Punxsy head coach John Smith said.

Byars finished with a third-place medal, leaping 41-1 1/2 in the triple jump; Meterko ran a very torrid pace for the first 1,200 meters, Smith said, while placing fourth in 4:35 for the 1,600-meter run; and Morgan heaved the javelin 170 feet for a fifth-place medal.

The following are the Chucks' other results:

• Shot put — Morgan, 41-6.

• Javelin — Matt Rowland, 90-0.

• 1,600-meter run — Nathan Ward, 5:00.

• 3,200-meter run — Ward, 11:02, Shane Johns, 12:46.

• 800-meter run — Derick Kelly, 2:14; Luke Fugate, 2:20.

• 100-meter dash — Glenn Perry, 12.76; William Boddorf, 14.13.

• 200-meter dash — Perry, 26.64; Matt Burke, 27.24.

• 400-meter dash — Tom Wagner, 56.57.

Next up for the Chucks is a dual meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Brookville. They will then head to Brookville again for its annual invite Saturday.

"We are looking for better weather and performances to match," Smith said.

View more articles in:
VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers When the holiday celebration is over you don't have...
Gavin Jache (pictured) will experience the thrill of a life time when he marches and plays in the Salvation Army Band...
YOUNG TOWNSHIP — A Reynoldsville woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday on...
Thursday Night Football 12/11/14 Arizona (11-3) 12 @ St. Louis (6-8) 6
Friday night, the Route 36 Rivalry was alive and well, with two different Punxsy-Brookville...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes