Track and Field Team Wins 4th Consecutive PIAA District 12 Championship

Track and Field Team Wins 4th Consecutive PIAA District 12 Championship
11 Explorers will participate in the PIAA State Championships Memorial Day Weekend

The La Salle College High School Track & Field team captured their 4th consecutive (and 5th out of the last 6) PIAA District XII Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Wednesday and Thursday at Germantown Super Site.

Once again the team had an excellent deep and balanced performance highlighted by the 11 State Qualifiers. The following student-athletes qualified by placing top 2 (or achieving the State Qualifying Standard):

Pole Vault: Eddie Eason, 1st 14-0

Discus: Grant Jones, 1st 140-7.5

Javelin: Grant Jones, 1st 183-7 SQS

Long Jump: Alex Sislo, 2nd 22-2 SQS

Triple Jump: Alex Sislo, 2nd 44-4.25

High Jump: Alex Sislo, 1st 6-2

4x100m: Tabriz Bumpas, Winston Eubanks, Chris Della Donna, Charles Headen (alt – Dan Capreri), 1st 42.53 SQS (New School Record!)

4x800m: Mike Phayre, Stefan Sutton, Brendan Price, Patrick Grant (alt – Evan Addison), 2nd 7:56.32 SQS

Other scorers for the Explorers:

Pole Vault: John Hamilton 4th, Jeff Beatty 6th

Discus: Joe Caponi 3rd

Javelin: Noah Walker 3rd

Shot Put: Rodney Walker 5th, TJ Garvin 6th

3200m: Ryan Mitchell 3rd, Steve Paul 5th, Sean Princivalle 6th

110m HH: Tabriz Bumpas 4th, Mike Becattini 5th, Matt Lombard 8th

1600m: Evan Addison 5th, Eddie Goebel 6th, Frank Livolsi 8th

400m: Peter Nelson 8th

300m IH: Tabriz Bumpas 5th, Zack Beavers 6th

800m: Ian Challingsworth 7th

200m: Charles Headen 3rd

The team will now prepare for the PIAA State Championship Memorial Day weekend at Shippensburg University. The preliminaries for the 4x800 and 4x100 plus the finals of the Discus, Pole Vault, and Triple Jump will be on Friday. Then the finals of 4x800, 4x100, High Jump, Javelin, and Long Jump will be on Saturday.

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