Tigers Compete at Butler 9th/10th Grade Invitational

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The North Allegheny track and field team took part in the Butler 9th/10th Grade Invitational on Thursday afternoon.

For the Lady Tigers, first-place performances were turned in by freshman Luana Tripon (Long Jump) and sophomore Taylor Neese (Shot Put). The 4×100-meter Relay Team (Myla Benoit, Bella Montgomery, Tripon and Molly Robertson) and the 4×400 Relay Team (Kayli Dings, Alicia Mokube, Lily Ries and Robertson) also stood atop the podium in first place.

Silver medals were garnered by Benoit (100m Dash) and sophomore Ava Thayer (300m Hurdles).

Third-place finishes went to Montgomery (100m Dash), Dings (800m Run), Robertson (200m Dash), sophomore Elinor Handel (3200m Run), freshman Josephine Lesinski (High Jump) and sophomore Audrey Maxwell (Discus Throw). The quartet of Anna Getz, Ries, Handel and Madeleine Jablonski also won bronze in the 4×800 Relay.

The NA Boys saw four first-place finishes, including sophomore Greg Gedman (200m Dash), sophomore Andrew Peigh (3200m Run), sophomore Aidan D’Errico (High Jump) and sophomore Nate Orlando (Discus Throw).

Orlando also took second place in the Shot Put, while the foursome of Jack Davis, Gedman, Rocco Martino and Nathan Kubica claimed a silver medal in the 4×100 Relay.

Bronze medals were secured by Gedman (100m Dash and Long Jump), Kubica (200m Dash) and freshman Luca Aglietti (Pole Vault). Third-place was also seized by the 4×400 Relay Team of Andrew Morton, Andrew Rusiski, Will Ason and David Ochoa.

For a look at all of the results from the invitational, click here.

The entire North Allegheny track and field team will compete in the WPIAL Team Semifinals on Tuesday, April 30.

(In Photo Above: 200m place winners, 8th place – FR Jack Davis, 3rd place – SO Nathan Kubica, Winner SO – Greg Gedman).