CANTON — Tuesday, April 2, the Wellsboro track team traveled to Canton where they competed against Northern Tioga and Canton.
Wellsboro placed second in both the boys and girls events. The girls team finished with a score of 43 while the boys finished with 65 points on the day.
Wellsboro finished second in the girls 4x800 meter relay to score three points. Alexis Banik, Madeline Bryant, Aislinn House and Elizabeth Macias competed for the Hornets with a time of 12:24.
The boys finished third in their 4x800 meter relay with a time of 9:45. The boys relay team included Aidan Fletcher, Austin Richards, Bergen Weiner and Tyler Wright.
In the girls 100 meter hurdles Wellsboro’s Kathryn Burnett finished third with a time of 20.43. She was the only Wellsboro finisher in the top ten.
The boys 110 meter hurdles included three Wellsboro boys in the top five. Evan Hoover finished second with a time of 18.23. Brennan Warner finished third just a second behind Hoover with a time of 19.54. Alex Burrell finished fourth with a time of 19.80. Wellsboro’s three top five finishers earned a total of six points.
Wellsboro earned a point in the girls 100 meter dash as Caitlyn Callahan finished fourth with a time of 13.97.
Lauren Singer just missed a top five finish in the 100 meter dash falling .12 seconds behind Canton’s Megan Eagleberger with a time of 14.22. Singer would earn three more points for Wellsboro in the 200 meter dash.
The boys 100 meter dash earned five points with Brett Rudy finishing second and Joseph Grab finishing third with times of 11.9 and 12.0 respectively. Rudy and Grab finished first and second in the boys 200 meter dash to earn eight points for Wellsboro with times of 24.3 and 24.5.
Macias earned three points for the Hornets in the girls 1600 meter run with her time of 6:23. She finished second behind Northern Tioga’s Jules Jones. In the 800 meter run Macias would earn another point for Wellsboro with a fourth place finish with a time of 2:59.
In the boys 1600 meter run Richards earned three points by finishing second behind Northern Tioga’s Seth Neal. Richards finished with a time of 5:10.
Wellsboro lost a close race in the girls 4x100 meter relay. The girls finished less than a second behind Northern Tioga with a time of 55.20.
Savana Baltzley claimed second in the 400 meter dash to earn three points for Wellsboro finishing four second behind Canton’s Ellie Binford with a time of 1:10.
Northern Tioga placed first, second and third in the boys 400 meter dash. Wellsboro’s Fletcher claimed fourth place with a time of 59.53, finishing just shy of Dawson Stiles in third place.
Madelyn Rudy just missed the opportunity to score points in the girls 300 meter hurdles as she finished fifth with a time of 1:01.83.
In the boys 300 meter hurdles Warner took first place with a time of 46.12.
Wellsboro earned no points in the boys 800 meter run as Weiner finished just outside fourth place in fifth.
Northern Tioga’s Jones and Lilli Hepfer finished first and second in the girls 3200 meter run. Madeline Bryant recorded a time of 15:09 and finished fifth for Wellsboro in the event.
Wellsboro’s Tylar Wright and Gabe Guignard finished fourth and fifth in the boys 3200 meter run with times of 13:15 and 13:57.
The Wellsboro girls 4x400 meter relay team placed third finishing in 5:01.
Meanwhile the boys 4x400 meter relay team took first to earn five points finishing four seconds ahead of second place with a time of 3:50.
In the field events Wellsboro’s Sophie Kurtz and Nina Coolige placed fourth and fifth in the girls discus throw with distances of 67 feet and five inches and 62 feet and five inches.
Harmony Brenner took third in the girls shot put behind Canton’s Reagan Kellyey Northern Tioga’s Cheyanne Lowe. Brenner recorded a distance of 26 feet and nine and one half inches.
Wellsboro finished with two top three athletes in the girls long jump. Callahan finished second with a distance of 15 feet and 10 inches. Megan Starkweather took third with a distance of 14 feet and two inches.
Callahan would place first in the girls triple jump with a distance of 28 feet and two and three-quarters inches.
Lilli and Sarah Abadi placed third and fourth in the girls high jump with heights of four feet and six inches and four feet and four inches.
Bre Kemp, Singer and Coolige all earned top five marks in the girls javelin. Kemp threw for a distance of 82 feet and five inches. Singer recorded a 73 feet and six inches throw. And Coolige placed fourth with a 71 feet and three inches throw.
Hunter Brown took second place for Wellsboro in the boys discus throw. Brown recorded a 115 feet and seven inch throw to earn three points for the Hornets. Brown would also finish second in shot put with a throw of 36 feet and three and one half inches.
Frank Kewitt placed second in the boys long jump for Wellsboro. His mark of 17 feet and five and one half inches earned him three points. Holden Kennedy also earned a point for Wellsboro finishing in fourth place with a distance of 16 feet and 11 and three-quarters inches.
Karter Witmer took first place the triple jump. He finished with a mark of 35 feet and eight inches. Kewitt finished just one half inch shy of second place in the triple jump with a distance of 33 feet and 11 inches.
Kennedy and Kewitt placed first and second in the high jump with a height of five feet and eight inches.
Anthony Romania earned a point for Wellsboro in pole vault with his mark of seven feet.
Richards and Alex Burrell placed second and third in the javelin throw with distances of 129 feet and nine inches and 121 feet and nine inches.