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Annville Dual Meet

Another great weather day led to some outstanding individual performances and wins by the Boys (101 to 49) and Girls (103 to 46).

In all, the girls' squad won 13 of the 18 events, including all three relays. To start the meet, the Freshman girls 4x800 team of Keri Anderson, Sarah Hinkel, Millii Straub, and Myra Naqvi set a new Donegal freshman record of 11:09.6. Another highlight waas Aliza Johns winning discus throw of 103'7" to place her 10th on the Donegal Honor Roll just ahead of coach Pam Kolp. Double winners were McKenzie DuBusky (mile and 2 mile), Carly Diffenderfer (100m high hurdles, Triple Jump), and Taylor Nissly (100m, 200m). Other winners were Ashley Maxwell (400m), Ella DeBruin (800m), and Hannah McNeece (Jav).

The boys also had Donegal Honor Roll improving performances and wins from Brooks Bear (144'10", Disc), Porter Scott (6'0", high Jump), and Avery Walker (44'1.5", Triple Jump). Double winners, in addition to Brooks Bear (Shot, Disc), were Silas Buckwalter (800m, mile) and Keeryen Stevens (high hurdles and 300m hurdles). Others winning events were: Nick Ketner (Jav), Jared Ford (PV), Dylan Zuch (2mile), and Ryan Stalnecker (400m). The boys team also won the 4x800m and 4x100m relays.

Boys Results
Girls Results
Individual Results

Twin Valley Invite

Friday evening was a little chilly, but the coaches and athletes had a great time competing, and several athletes placed well and moved onto the Donegal Honr Roll. Silas Buckwalter, Brooks Bear, and Alice Fernald each won individual golds for the team. Brooks threw a personal best of 51'1" to win the Shot and move to 4th on the Donegal Honor Roll, and Silas won the mile in a time of 4:33.89 moving him to 6th on the Donegal Honor Roll. Alice won the 400m race in a time of 60.08. She also ran the 200m (27.19) and helped the 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay teams place 2nd. The 4x400m relay team of Alice, Taylor Nissly, Ashley Maxwell and Amanda Fry ran a season best time of 4:12.43, the 9th fastest 4x400m relay team in school history. Alice, Taylor, and Ashley were joined by Hailey Fry in a time of 51.16.

Girls Squad:
Track Events: Two other relays finished well. The girls' 4x800 finished 4th (10:58.05), and the girls' 1600m sprint medley relay finished 8th (5:11.27). In the 100m sprint, Ashley Maxwell finished 11th with a time of 13.86, and Hailey Fry finished 21st (14.23). Carly Diffenderfer placed 20th in the 100m high hurdles (19.51), and teammate Alex Daly placed 23rd in the 300m hurdles (57.42). Ella DeBruin placed 14th in the 800m (2:39.97) with Myra Naqvi close at her heels at 18th (2:42.07). In the 1600m, McKenzie DuBusky finished 18th in 6:00.67 and Anna Hawbaker ran 6:23.93. McKenzie also ran the 3200m finishing 20th (13:17.94), and Rachel Fernald placed 13th (13:51.62).

Field: Aliza Johns placed 4th in the discus (98"5") and 11th in the Shot (28'9.75"). Teammate Hannah McNeece was 9th in the javelin (95'0"), and Emily Kreider was 25th in the Jav (60'11") and 27th in the discus (52'4"). The other thrower competing was Ashanti Berry with a shot out throw of 25'8.5" to place 22nd. Janelle Brinser competed in the pole vault (7'0") placing 7th, and finished 18h in the triple jump (27'11.5") and 21st in the long Jump (12'11"). Also triple jumping was Carly Diffenderfer, finishing 12th with a jump of 28'10.5"

Boys Squad:
Honor Roll Additions: There were 3 other noteable additions to the Donegal Honor Roll. Brooks Bear moved to 4th all-time at Donegal finishing 2nd in the Discus with a throw of 142'10". In the High Jump, Porter Scott jumped 5'11" to place 5th with the 10th highest in school history. And the boys 4x100m relay team of Keeryen Stevens, Tyler Rupp, Jarred Collazo, and Avery Walker placed 2nd and moved their standing on the Donegal Honor Roll to the 4th fastest in school history with a time of 44.65.

In the field: Avery Walker (Triple Jump, 41'2") and Nick Ketner (Javelin, 161'7") each won bronze with 3rd place finishes. Cael Rapp placed 13th in the Javelin (126'5), and Owen Kling placed 16th in the shot (37'0.5"). In the triple Jump, Porter Scott placed 16th (35'10.5"), while teammate Matt Brown finished 10th in the high jump (5'5"). Long Jumper Chase Negron finished 19th (18'0.5").

On the Track: The boys' 4x400m relay finished with a silver medal running a season best 3:36.41, and the boys' 4x800m team added a 5th place finish in 8:50.97. The other relay competing was the sprint medley squad that placed 7th (4:16.17). Individually, Ryan Stalnecker placed 3rd in the 400m with a time of 53.75, and Keeryen Stevens placed 4th in the 110m high hurdles (15.82) and 10th in the 300m hurdles in 44.39. He was joined by fellow hurdler Aedan Wilkinson who placed 13th in the high hurdles (18.15) and 18th in the 300 hurdles (46.42). Jared Collazo just missed finals in the 100m finishing 9th (11.86), and fellow sprinter Tyler Rupp was less than a step behind finishing 11th (11.89). Tyler also sprinted the 200m (24.14) with a place of 10th. Cameron Arntz was the other sprinter in the race finishing 18th (24.77). For the distance squad, in the 800m, Ryan Zuch (2:13.95) and Dimitri Gonzalez (2:14.87) placed 20th and 22nd respectively. And Dylan Zuch was 18th in the 2 mile with a time of 11:00.87.

Complete Results

Lancaster Catholic Meet at Home

Both the boys and girls squads picked up victories against LC in another cool damp track meet. Carley Diffenderfer helped lead the girls to their 92 to 57 win with three individual wins in the Log Jump, Triple Jump and 100m high hurdles. Taylor Nissly (100m, 200m) and Alice Fernald (400m, 800m) each had 2 victories and joined Haily Fry and Ashley Maxwell to win the 400m relay. Taylor, Ashley, Kasey Buchmoyer, and Sarah Hinkel also helped win the 4x400m relay for the team. Others helping lead the Indians to their win were: McKenzie DuBuskey (1600m), Janelle Brinser (PV), and Hannah McNeece (Jav).

The boys remained undefeated and cleaned up all first places with a final score of 129-21. Brooks Bear (shot, Disc), Silas Buckwalter (1600m, 800m), and Keeryen Stevens (110m HH, 300m hurdles) lead the way with 2 wins each. Besides winning all three relays, 9 other athletes won events. They were Jared Collazo (100m), Cameron Arntz (200m), Ryan Stalnecker (400m), Dylan Zuch (3200m), Chase Negron (LJ), Avery Walker (TJ), Porter Scott (HJ), Nate Brubaker (PV), and Nick Ketner (Jav).

Girls' Results
Boys' Results
Individual Results

PanRam Invite

The weather finally warmed up and many athletes were able to take advantage of the unseasonably warm temps that reached the mid-80's. There were many personal best times and medals won (top 8) as the boys' team finished 5th overall and the girls' squad placed 15th.

Boys Results: In the throws, Brooks Bear won a gold medal in the Shot with a throw of 47'11.75" and silver medal in the Discus (138'9"). Peter Brubaker added a 6th place medal in the Discus (125'2") and Nick Ketner placed 26th in the Shot (33'5.25"). In the javelin, Cael Rapp (161'4") and Nick Ketner (159'2") finished 5th and 6th respectively.

In the jumps, Jarred Ford cleared 12 feet to place 2nd and tie his season best performance from last year. Avery Walker placed 4th in the Triple Jump (43'4") to improve his Donegal Honor Roll performance from last year by half an inch, and Porter Scott triple jumped placing 21st (38'5.5"). Chase Negron and Matt Brown fiinished 18th (18'1") and 26th (16'9") in the long jump. Matt Brown and Porter Scott also high jumped placing 8th (5'8") and 10th (5'6") respectively.

Meanwhile, on the track, the boys' 4x100m relay team of Tyler Rupp, Jared Collazo, Avery Walker, and Keeryen Stevens placed 8th in a time of 44.98 to run the 6th fastest time in school history. Keeryen Stevens placed 8th in the 110m high hurdle final (17.22) after winning his prelim (15.60), and was 19th in the 300m hurdles (44.44). Jared Collazo and Tyler Rupp also sprinted the 100m and 200m races. Jared was 19th in the 100m (11.86) and 22nd in the 200m (25.03). Tyler was 23rd in the 100m (11.90) and 29th in the 200m (25.54). In the 400m sprint, Ryan Stalnecker placed 14th (53.76) and Cameron Arntz finished 26th (55.61).

Silas Buckwalter led the distance squad with a 4th place finish in the mile in a time of 4:37.27. Dylan Zuch was 10th in the 3200 (10:59.93), and in the 800m, Ryan Zuch and Dimitri Gonzalez were 22nd (2:17.21) and 26th (2:18.41) respectively.

Girls' Results:
The sprint squad, led by the girls 4x100m of Taylor Nissly, Ashley Maxwell, Alice Fernald, and Hailey Fry placed 4th running the 3rd fastest time in school history. Taylor Nissly and Ashley Maxwell ran the 100m placing 6th (12.82) and 28th (13.87) respectively. In the 200m, Taylor and Alice Fernald placed 5th (26.80) and 13th (28.36). Continuing their busy day, Alice and Ashley also ran the 400m dash finishing 5th(59.53) and 12th (63.53). In the hurdles, Carley Diffenderfer ran the high hurdles placing 22nd (19.37), and Alex Daly placed 24th (57.37).

The distance squad was paced by Ella DeBruin in the 800m with an 11th place finish (2:38.24). Myra Naqvi was right behind her in 13th (2:39.12). In the 1600m, McKenzie DuBusky finished 19th in a time of 6:11.19, and Rachel Fernald finished 11th in the 2 mile running 13:52.84.

In the field, Janelle Brinser cleared 7 feet to place 6th in the pole vault and jumped 13'7.5 to place 21st in the long jump. Aliza Johns placed 10th in the Discus (87'1") and 24th in the Shot (26'6.5"). Ashanti Berry also thrw Shot placing 28th (26'1.75). In the Javelin, Hannah McNece 21st (77'4") and Kayla Murren placed 28th (66'10").

Complete Results

Meet 2 at ELCO

The wild chilly snowshowers didn't stop the boys' squad from running their season record to 2-0. It was a total team effortas the team scored 99 total points. Leading the way with 2 individual wins were Silas Buckwalter (800m, 1600m), Brooks Bear (Shot, Disc), and Avery Walker (TJ, 400m). Others winning events were Porter Scott (HJ), Keeryen Stevens (110mHH), Jared Collazo (100m), Tyler Rupp (200m), and Nick Ketner (Jav). Walker, Rupp, Stevens, and Collazo also combined to win the 400m relay. Stevens and Bear also established new Donegal honor roll performances for themselves. Brooks became the 6th farthest Discus thrower with a toss of 139'6"" and Stevens tied for the 6th fastest 110m high hurdles time in school history.

The girls' squad had a rough day, losing for the first time since 2014, by a score of 99 to 51. They were lead by 1st place performances by Taylor Nissly (100m, 400m) and Alice Fernald (200m).

Both squads will be in action this weekend at the PanRam Invite and Monday vs Lancaster Catholic at home.
Boys' Results
Girls' Results
Individual Performances

Meet 1 Home vs LMH

Both the boys and girls squads opened the season with wins against LMH in a rainy chilly meet. With temps in the 40's everyone gave their best efforts to set their initial season best times and distances.

K. Stevens (110mHH, 300mIH), T. Rupp (100m, 200m), S. Buckwalter (800m, 1600m), and B. Bear(Shot, Disc) lead the boys team with 2 wins each to lead the team. Also placing 1st for the team were A. Walker (TJ), M. Brown HJ), M. Bradfield (PV), N. Ketner (Jav), and R. Stalnecker 400m). The boys' squad also sweep all three relays.

For the girls', C. Diffenderfer lead the way with 3 individual wins in the TJ, LJ, and 100m HH. Others picking up wins were T. Nissly (100m, 200m), A. Fernald (400m), E. DeBruin (800m), M. DuBusky (1600m), R. Fernald (3200m), A. Daly (300mhudles), J. Brinser (PV), A. Johns (Shot), and H. McNece (Jav).

Boys' Results
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