Mooradian, Dillard pace YAIAA at Ship Invite
Lynne Mooradian, Ravaughn Dillard and the Dallastown 400 relay team all came away with gold medals Saturday at the Jack Roddick Invitational at Shippensburg.
Mooradian won the Class AAA 300 hurdles in 42.96, the best time in the state of Pennsylvania this season. Reigning PIAA Class AAA champ Dillard took first in the triple jump with a leap of 46-10 1/2.
The Dallastown 400 relay team of Justin Atwood, Justin Tracy, Edgar Centeno and Kalen Patterson edged State College by .01 to win the Class AAA race.
In addition to her first-place finish, Mooradian had an impressive day on the track. She finished third in the 100 hurdles and seventh in the 100 while also helping South Western to a third-place finish in the 1,600 relay. Also finishing in the top four in girls' Class AAA events were Mustang teammate Kayla Brooks, who finished fourth in the high jump at 5-0. Eastern York's Maura DeRemer heaved a 129-0 to finish second in the javelin, two spots ahead of YAIAA foe Lillian Cook (126-2).
In Class AA girls, Fairfield's Logue sisters took home five medals. Hannah Logue finished second in the 200, third in the 400 and third in the long jump. Moriah Logue finished second in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 300 hurdles. Biglerville's Baylee Robey finished fourth in the 3,200 in 12:00.62 while Fairfield's Morgan Jarrell was fourth in shot put.
Along with his triple jump victory, Gettysburg's Dillard took fourth in the Class AAA long jump, leaping 22-0 1/2. Teammate Dan Filler also finished in the top four in his 3,200, finishing fourth in 9:42.62.
Dallastown's Atwood added an individual medal to his relay winning gold, finishing third in the 110 hurdles in 15.23. Teammate Justin Tracy finished fourth in the 400 in 50.83. And the Eastern York quartet of Brandon Dailey, Zachary Falk, Nathan Lopez and Mason Bair finished third in the 3,200 relay with a time of 8:11.76.
In Class AA boys' events, Biglerville's Ben Hurda finished second in the javelin with a heave of 180 feet even. Teammate Daniel Wood finished third in the 3,200 in 10:14.70 while Fairfield's Isac VanMetre finished fourth in the discuss with a toss of 128-7.