Indoor track & field team readies for TSTCA Championships

Staff Writer

The Punxsy indoor track and field program is sending a slew of competitors to this weekend’s Tri-State Track Coaches Association Championships at Edinboro University. On the track, Punxsy will be represented by Antonio Stello in the 60-meter dash and the 200-meter dash; Bayden Lyle in the 60-meter high hurdles; Matthew Wehrle and Alyse Whitman in the 800-meter run; and Owen Bartlebaugh in the 3,000-meter run. The 4x200-meter relay teams consisting of (boys) Lyle, Jake Pearce, Alex Gianvito and Stello and (girls) Sammy Dyson, Whitman, Kaitlin Doverspike and Midori Bridges will also be competing, as will the boys’ 4x400-meter relay team of Pearce, Gianvito, Evan States and Wehrle; the 4x800 team of Ethan May, Corbin Heitzenrater, Aiden McLaughlin and Kevin Ingros; and the distance medley relay team of May, Wehrle, States and Bartlebaugh. Relay alternates include Jacob Bellerillo, Ty Knarr, Ben Presloid and Madison Stonbraker. Over in the field, Punxsy will be represented by Dyson and Taegan Ludwig in the shot put; States and Bridges in the high jump; Lyle in the long jump; and Bridges and Dyson in the triple jump. The competitors posed for a picture this week as they practiced to prepare for the championships. (Photo submitted)