2023-2024 Game Summaries
The North Allegheny girls’ indoor track and field team finished as state runners-up at the PTFCA Indoor State Championship at Penn State University on Sunday. The Lady Tigers totaled a team score of 36, just two points shy of state champion Friends’ Central. The NA Boys tallied 10 team points and finished in a tie for 19th place out of a field of 76 schools.
The Lady Tigers were paced by a strong performance in the 3000m Run where junior Wren Kucler won gold with a time of 9:51.56. Wren’s twin sister Robin Kucler claimed silver with a time of 9:53.38 and senior Eva Kynaston took fifth place in the event. The Kucler sisters excelled in the One-Mile Run as well as Wren Kucler placed fourth with a time 4:58.58 and Robin Kucler earned a fifth-place showing with a time of 5:00.60.
Other top performances were delivered by sophomore Mackenzie Winning (8th place) and junior Isabella Costa (9th place) in the 400m Dash. Senior Sophie Aglietti took 14th place in the Pole Vault, followed by sophomore Lindsay Breneman‘s 15th place showing in the same event. The 4×400 relay team was also impressive with a fifth-place effort.
For the NA Boys, junior Jack Bertram won state gold in the 3000m Run with a time of 8:30.35. Senior Zach Duckworth checked in with a 10th place performance in the Pole Vault. For a look at all of the results from the PTFCA Indoor State Championship, click here.
Congratulations to head coach John Neff and the entire indoor track and field team for another memorable season.
The North Allegheny girls’ indoor track and field team won a TSCTA indoor championship on Saturday and the NA Boys took second place at Edinboro University. The Lady Tigers totaled a team score of 92, outdistancing second-place Hempfield by 32 points. The NA Boys tallied 46 team points, finishing just 8.5 points behind first-place Butler.
For the Lady Tigers, junior Wren Kucler won a pair of gold medals in the 3000m Run and 1 Mile Run. Senior Eva Kynaston joined Kucler on the podium in the 1 Mile Run with a second-place finish. Sophomore Mackenzie Winning claimed gold in the 400m Dash and the 4×400 Relay team also took home gold. Sophomore Lindsey Breneman and senior Sophie Aglietti placed second and third, respectively, in the Pole Vault. Junior Isabella Costa won a pair of bronze medals, one each in the Long Jump and 400m Dash.
For a look at all results from the TSCTA Championships, click here.
The North Allegheny indoor track and field team will wrap up the 2023-2024 season on Sunday, Feb. 25, at PTFCA Championship at Penn State University.
It was a record-setting day for the North Allegheny indoor track and field team on Saturday at TSTCA Meet #5 at Edinboro University. In the final meet ahead of the TSTCA championships next week, the Tigers ran at a break-neck pace and secured six gold medals and broke four school records in the process.
In the Distance Medley Relay, junior Robin Kucler, junior Elizabeth Pizon, senior Eva Kynaston and junior Wren Kucler broke the North Allegheny record with a time of 12:16.00 for a first-place finish. The quartet of sophomore Mackenzie Winning, sophomore Maya Currie, junior Isabella Costa and junior Kendall Lucas (seen in photo above) set a new NA best in the 4×400 Relay with a time of 4:09.33 and a gold-medal performance. Winning also set school record in the 800m Run with a time of 2:21.81, which was good for a second-place finish. Sophomore Lindsey Breneman took first place and broke the school record in the Pole Vault with an effort of 11’6”.
Along with the record-breaking performances, a gold medal was secured for the Lady Tigers by Robin Kucler in the One-Mile Run and bronze medals were captured by Costa in the 400m Dash and senior Erin McGoey in the 3000m Run.
The NA Boys saw first-place finishes courtesy of junior Greg Abel in the 800m Run and senior James Behrend in the 3000m Run. The quartet of junior Grey Lowman, senior Michael Gauntner, junior Anant Palve and sophomore Sidath Perera placed second in the 4×400 Relay. Junior Zach Nash claimed silver in the 400m Dash and Gauntner also garnered bronze in the One-Mile Run.
For a look at all of the results from the TSTCA Meet #5, click here.
North Allegheny will next take part in the TSTCA Championship at Edinboro on Saturday, Feb. 17.
The North Allegheny indoor track and field team visited Edinboro University on Saturday for TSTCA Meet #3, a meet that was rescheduled due to weather from earlier in the season.
The NA Boys delivered an impressive performance with several Tigers garnering top three finishes. Junior Zach Nash won gold in the 400m Dash, while the quartet of Conor McNeely, Jack Davis, Greg Gedman and Sam Cohn captured gold in the 4×200 Relay.
The foursome of Grey Lowman, Greg Abel, Gedman and McNeely took second place in the 4x400m Relay. A silver medal performance was delivered by junior Nicholas Humphries in the Long Jump.
Abel also placed third in the 800m Run, while freshman Lucas Aglietti took third in the Pole Vault.
For a look at all of the results from the TSTCA Meet #3, click here.
The North Allegheny indoor track and field team will compete again on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Edinboro for TSTCA Meet #5.
Following a two-week hiatus due to weather postponements, the North Allegheny indoor track field team returned to action on Saturday at the TSTCA Meet #4 at Edinboro University.
The Tigers were impressive with five gold medalists. For the Lady Tigers Kendall Lucas (800m Run), Eva Kynaston (3000m Run), Lindsay Breneman (Pole Vault) all took first place in their respective events. For the NA Boys, Jack Bertram (3000m Run) and Nicholas Humphries (Long Jump) both took home gold medals.
Garnering one silver and one bronze medal for the Lady Tigers, Isabella Costa finished in second place in the Long Jump and placed third in the 400m Dash.
For a look at all results from TSTCA Meet #4, click here.
North Allegheny will take part in TSTCA Meet #3 on Feb. 3 in a meet that was previously postponed.