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Scholastic Sports Digest: Penns Valley's track teams find success

by on April 12, 2018 9:46 AM


The Penns Valley track and field teams are off to a solid start to the season after capturing multiple first-place finishes and meet victories to begin the spring.

On April 3, the Penns Valley girls’ track and field team defeated both Phillipsburg-Osceola and Huntingdon at a tri-meet.

Lady Ram Kelsey Hull came out on top in the 1600- and 3200-meter runs.

In similar fashion, the Penns Valley boys’ team took down the Bearcats and the Mounties.

Freshman Colton Sands won the 800-meter race.

During the April 5 meet, Rams junior Isabella Culver grabbed three first-place finishes as the girls’ team came out victorious against Midd-West High School, 82-54.

Culver won the both the 200-meter and 400-meter sprints and came out on top of the high-jump event.

The boys’ team also found success at the meet, winning 80-50 over Midd-West.

Junior Kasey Seliner led the Rams to the victory after finishing first in the shot put and javelin events.


The Little Lions tennis team remained undefeated on the year after back-to-back sweeps to begin the month of April.

On April 5, State High hosted Lower Dauphin High school and came out victorious, 5-0. The next day, the team traveled to Central Dauphin and picked up another 5-0 win.

A team match scheduled for April 10 against Mechanicsburg was postponed.


The State High girls’ lacrosse team earned a victory and suffered a defeat in recent game.

On April 3, the girls picked up a 16-2 home victory over Northern York. Juniors Sally Stahl and Elaina Ohlson each scored four goals in the victory.

The Little Lady Lions traveled to and fell to Downingtown West, 13-10, on April 7.
Kennett Square High School will be State High’s next opponent Saturday, April 14, as the two face off at Memorial Field at 9 a.m.

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