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Pioneers Enjoy Record-Breaking Track & Field Season

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Track & field seniors celebrate at the May 23 banquet.

Congratulations to the varsity track & field team on a great season that yielded five school records, four district medals, and a state medal.

School Records

  • Gabe Frederick (51-8) broke the 1982 shot put record set by Marlin Bert
  • Sydnie Smith (36-02) broke the 1981 triple jump record set by Sarah Gantz
  • Ezra Mellinger (10.99) broke the 100 meter dash record shared by Juan Galarza, Justin Taylor, and Erik Kilmer in 1997, 2008, and 2011.
  • Ezra Mellinger (23 - 2.5) also broke his own long jump record after breaking a 50-year-old record last year.
  • Josh Eidemiller (193-08) broke the javelin record set by David Reinhart in 1995.

District 3 Championships

  • Ten qualifying athletes: Josh Eidemiller, Gabe Frederick, Kristen Herr, Lillian Hoke, Michael Kuhns, Ezra Mellinger, Sydnie Smith, Alex Stoeffer, Madison Whitaker, and Josiah Zehr
  • Gabe Frederick - fourth place in shot put
  • Kristen Herr - fourth place in discus
  • Josh Eidemiller - third place in javelin
  • Ezra Mellinger - first place in long jump

PIAA State Championships

  • Four qualifying athletes: Josh Eidemiller, Gabe Frederick, Kristen Herr, and Ezra Mellinger
  • Josh Eidemiller - fourth place in javelin

PA Track & Field Coaches Association 2018 Statewide Rankings

  • Josh Eidemiller - 9th in javelin
  • Ezra Wellinger - 11th in long jump
  • Kristen Herr - 15th in discus
  • Ezra Mellinger - 50th in the 100 meter dash
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