Chambersburg roundup: Trojans win 2 events at Cedar Cliff Relays

Chambersburg takes 8th: The Trojans competed Saturday at the 60th Cedar Cliff Relays, which had a larger field than normal because the Penn Relays were not held, and brought home the gold in the shuttle hurdles.

Edis Korkutovic

The team of Jermere Jones (16.5), Edis Korkutovic (16.8), Michael Kelley (16.3) and Darion Baumgardner (16.0) had a time of 1:05.87 to capture first place.

The 4 x 200 relay team of Tanner Myers (24.5), Kevin Lee (24.3), Korkutovic (23.2) and Jayden Jones (22.2) placed third with a 1:34.40 total time.

The 4 x 100 team of Baumgardner, Rhaigeon Parker, Lee and Jayden Jones took fourth in 44.52, while the long jump duo of Jayden Jones and Kelly were also fourth with a combined effort of 39-7.

In the pole vault, Aidan Coffey (11-1) and Conner Dietz (8-1) each reached personal bests to take fifth (19-2).

The distance medley team also placed fifth with a time of 11:06.41. It included Ben Colli, Jayden Jones (who ran a fine 50.3 400), Zack Yourkavitch and Brayden Boyd.

Billy Prentice, Nick Monheim and Ari Snyder each ran a personal best in the mile race and Peter Mertz had a career-best throw in the javelin.

Trojan coach Bob Walker said, “Our sprinters looked good considering we were missing Kenan Korkutovic, who is recovering from a strained quad sustained last Saturday.”

Keira Whitehead

Trojans place 12th: Chambersburg had four teams place in the top six, including one first-place effort, in the 60th Cedar Cliff Relays on Saturday at West Shore Stadium.

The Trojans’ distance medley team of Lexi Boyd, Camy Kiser, Olivia Reick and Keira Whitehead earned gold with a time of 12:52.44, beating the second-place team, Carlisle, by 28 seconds.

Taking fifth was the discus team of Kaleah Leisher and Madison Ogden with a combined distance of 182-9.

A pair of teams placed sixth — high jump (Josey Reineman, Jahnaya Trotter-Wimberley) with a total of 9-0, and pole vault (Ainslee Ackerman, Cayce Elbin) with a combined height of 17-2.