Last updated: April 12. 2014 2:36PM - 1233 Views
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The Pittston Area Patriots won the Wallenpaupack Ice Breaker Relays this past week.
The Pittston Area Patriots won the Wallenpaupack Ice Breaker Relays this past week.
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The Pittston Area girls braved the cold, windy conditions to win the Icebreaker Relays Saturday afternoon at Wallenpaupack High School.

They won the team title with 102 points, 38 clear of runner-up Lakeland.

The Patriots won the mid-distance, 3200, long jump and javelin relays to take the team title with 102 points. Madison Mimnaugh, Tara Johnson and Samantha Mayers were on the winning mid-distance and 3200 relays.

Taryn Ashby teamed with Allison Parrent to win the javelin relay (204-0), while Olivia Giambra combined with Sydney Williams to win the long jump relay (31-8¾).

The Pittston Area boys placed third in the team race behind Wallenpaupack (65.5) and Lakeland (79).


Pittston Area 79

Valley West 71

Despite being down after three events, Pittston Area went on a four-win run and earned the win over visiting Wyoming Valley West, 79-71, in Wyoming Valley Conference boys track and field Wednesday.

Each team had nine first-place finishes, but the Patriots had 11 second places to secure the victory.

Michael Harth was a triple winner in the 100, 400 and the 1,600 relay. Mike Havrilla was a member of the winning 3,200 relay team, and took first in the 3,200 and the 1,600.

Wyoming Area 106.5

Holy Redeemer 53.5

The Warriors started off winning the first four events and having athletes place first in 15 overall to earn the win against the Royals.

Isaiah Marsola earned two firsts for Wyoming Area - a win in the 100 and 200 events. He is also a member of the 1,600 relay and the 400 relay.

Wyoming Area won the all three relays, while Farrad Condry took first in the 100 hurdles. Nico Vazquez’s 21.3 in the 800 earned him a first.

In field events, Ryan Murray won the long jump and the triple jump, while the Warriors too a clean sweep in the pole vault and the shot put.


Pittston Area 141

Valley West 9

The Patriots swept the Spartans with first-place finishes in all 18 events to earn the win.

Madison Mimnaugh picked up four wins for Pittston Area (3,200 relay, 1,600 run, 1,600 relay, and 3,200 run). Olivia Giambra was a double winner in the long jump and high jump.

In nine events, excluding the relays, the Patriots picked up sweeps.

Holy Redeemer 79

Wyoming Area 70

After losing three of the first four events, the Royals fought back and managed to pick up the close victory against the Warriors.

Holy Redeemeer claimed first place in nine events.

Haley Stackhouse was a triple winner for the Warriors. She took first in the 100 hurdles, and led the charge in the high jump and triple jump.

Jullian Spak (100), Alexa Malloy (400) and Bree Bednarski (200) took first in their running events.

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