2019-2020 Game Summaries
Despite frigid temperatures, several North Allegheny athletes were able to perform well in the sixth TSTCA indoor track competition this season.
Casey Burton continued to dominate the 60m Dash and Long Jump events as she won both again on Saturday. Her leap of 19’ 4 ½ ” currently places her as the top ranked high school girl long jumper in the state. Keeley Misutka ran extremely well by placing 2nd in the Mile Run and 4th in the 3000m Run.
Other notable performances for the Girls team included Aveline Plenter-Krelling racing to a 7th place finish in the 60m High Hurdle race and Evelyn Wiethorn High Jumping to a 4th place finish.
A pair of High Jumpers were the only top finishers for the Boy’s team. Isaac Burt captured 3rd place while teammate Owen Curran was able to finish in 5th place.
The next competition for the Tigers will be this Saturday’s TSTCA Championship meet at Edinboro University.
Several Tigers traveled to Edinboro University to compete in the largest TSTCA indoor meet so far this season.
The dynamic duo of seniors Casey Burton and Hannah Lindgren continued to dominate their respective events. Casey was able to win her three events in the 60m and 200m Dashes along with the Long Jump. Hannah won both of her distance events, the One Mile Run and 3000m Race. The only other individual female Tiger to finish in the top eight was Evelyn Wiethorn earning eighth-place honors in the High Jump.
Senior hurdler Noah Plenter finished seventh overall in the Boy’s 60m High Hurdles race. Jack Walsh also finished seventh in the Pole Vault. The distance crew for the Tigers had some outstanding performances against strong competition. Scott Nalepa finished in fifth place in the 3000m Run while teammate Dan McGoey secured second place in the same event. Connor Foody and Kelso Fiedler both competed in the 800m Run and finished second and sixth, respectively.
The Tigers will continue their competitive bouts at Edinboro University when they return again on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Senior Casey Burton had another electrifying performance Friday night at Edinboro University’s Zafirovski Dome. She finished with top honors in the 60m Dash just ahead of two freshmen girls, each from Shaler Area and Upper Saint Clair. Burton also won the Long Jump, besting the next best competitor by over a foot and a half. She finished the night with a second-place performance in the 200m Dash.
Hannah Lindgren posted some solid performances on the track as well. Lindgren finished second in both the One Mile Run and the 3000m Run. Off the track Ava Como secured a fourth place performance in the Pole Vault and Briona Rice leaped to a sixth place finish in the Triple Jump.
The NA Boys’ team had equal success as J.R. Burton improved his performances in the 60m Dash (4th place) and 60m High Hurdle Race (8th place). Middle distance runners Kelso Fiedler (9th place) and Connor Foody (7th place) ran solid performances in the 400m Dash and 800m Run, respectively. In the field events, Owen Curran finished fourth in the Pole Vault and Alex Maslo jumped to a ninth-place finish in the Triple Jump.
The Tigers return again to Edinboro University to compete in the TSTCA #5 meet on Saturday, Feb. 8.
The Tiger Tracksters traveled to Edinboro University to compete in the 2nd TSTCA Invitational on Saturday. It was a good starting point for the Tigers as several individuals finished high in the rankings that day. Senior Casey Burton proved she was competition ready as she captured three wins for the day in the 60m Dash, 200m Dash, and the Long Jump. Other notable performances on the track came from Lola Akindele placing third in the 400m Dash and JR Burton placing seventh in the 200m Dash.
In the field events the Tiger jumpers and vaulters did extremely well with Evelyn Wiethorn earning fifth-place honors in the High Jump while Sohan Bolisetti and Rohan Gupta Triple Jumped to fourth and seventh-place finishes, respectively. Abby Barton and Jack Walsh both finished in eighth place in their pole vault competitions.
The Tigers will return to compete again at Edinboro University on Saturday.