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Wyoming Area gets off to fast start on track

Pittston Area splits with Dallas in opening meet

Wyoming Area got off to a fast start as both the Warriors and Lady Warriors grabbed victories over GAR in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division II track and field meet on Tuesday afternoon in Wilkes-Barre.

Pittston Area split its first meet against Dallas on Thursday at Charley Trippi Stadium in Yatesville.

GIRLS

WA 94, GAR 46

Michelle Golden, Melissa Cruz and Sara Radzwilka contributed three wins each for the Wyoming Area girls as they raced past GAR, 94-46.

Golden won the 1600m and 3200m distance events, and teamed up with Cruz, Golden, and Melissa Kasmerick to win the 3200m Relay.

Cruz partnered with Radzwilka, Sam Shiner and Kalene Bellas to win the 1600m Relay, and won the 400m for the Lady Warriors. She also finished second in the 800m.

Radzwilka added a victory in the 800m to beat out Cruz, and finished second to Golden in the 1600m event.

Shiner added wins in the triple jump and long jump for Wyoming Area, and also placed second in the 400m dash behind Cruz.

Nicole Gitkos won two events for Wyoming Area, taking the Shot Put and Javelin competitions. Christie Argenio added a victory in the Pole Vault, and Sidney Engleman won the Discus event for the Lady Warriors. Engleman also finished second in the Discus.

Emily Shemanski finished second in four events for Wyoming Area, placing as the runner-up in the 110m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles, 100m Dash and 200m Dash.

PA 30, Dallas 120

The Lady Patriots managed just one victory and were swept in a majority of the events in a 120-30 loss to Dallas.

Catherine Lombardo captured the only win for Pittston Area with a victory in the 800m middle distance run. Lombardo ran a 2:32 to win the event.

Olivia Lanza finished second in both Hurdles events (110m and 300m) for PA, and Lee finished second in the Discus and third in the Shot Put.

Shelby Shimoski added a second-place finish in the Shot Put for the Lady Patriots, and Samantha Horchos finished second in the Pole Vault.

Rachel Scanlon and Danielle Oliveri finished 2-3 in the long jump, and Kaitlyn Kutcha and Madelyn Dworak placed third in the 400m Dash and the 300m Hurdles, respectively.

BOYS

WA 84, GAR 66

Larry Popovich and Ahmad Bouie each won two events, and finished second in another as Wyoming Area slipped past GAR, 84-66.

Popovich won the 100m Hurdles, finished second in the triple jump, and teamed up with Justin Langdon, Cody Schmitz and Mike Harding to win the 400m Relay.

Bouie won both sprints, the 100m and 200m races, and also finished second in the 400m race.

Langdon added a second-place finish in the 200m and finished third in the 100m Dash.

Chris Hromek added a victory in the 1600m and a second in the long jump.

Stan Timinski won the Javelin and Mitch Payne took the Discus event. Payne also finished second in the Shot Put for the Warriors.

Eric Eramo won the Pole Vault for Wyoming Area, and Steven Hayley won the High Jump.

Eric Fillipiak added a second-place finish in the 3200m and a third in the 1600m for WA.

PA 81, Dallas 69

Cody Rydzy won three events and Tyler Roman added two wins to lead Pittston Area to an 81-69 victory over Dallas.

Rydzy placed first in both Hurdles events (110m and 300m) for the Patriots and also captured the Long Jump event.

Roman won the 100m Dash and High Jump, and added a second place finish in the 200m Dash.

Brandon Hampton added a victory in the 400m Dash for PA, and John Boli did the same in the Shot Put.

Dave McLean added a second place finish in the 3200m race, and a third place in the 1600m race.

Ryan Joyce finished third in the Long Jump and Justin McCloe placed third in the 200m Dash.

The Pittston Area relay teams won the 400m Relay and 1600m Relay races.

This week’s schedule

Tuesday

WA v. Holy Redeemer

Wednesday

PA at Valley West

Girls’ Standings

WVC-1

Dallas…1-0

Hazleton…1-0

Valley West…1-0

Crestwood…0-0

Tunkhannock…0-0

Berwick…0-1

Coughlin…0-1

Pittston Area…0-1

WVC-2

Holy Redeemer…1-0

Wyoming Area…1-0

Northwest…0-0

Nanticoke…0-0

Hanover…0-0

Meyers…0-0

GAR…0-1

Lehman…0-1

Boys Standings

WVC-1

Berwick…1-0

Hazleton…1-0

Pittston Area…1-0

Crestwood…0-0

Tunkhannock…0-0

Coughlin…0-1

Dallas…0-1

Valley West…0-1

WVC-2

Holy Redeemer…1-0

Wyoming Area…1-0

Northwest…0-0

Nanticoke…0-0

Hanover…0-0

Meyers…0-0

GAR…0-1

Lehman…0-1

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