Raiders, Pirates compete at M’burg Invite

Benjamin Logan’s boys junior high track and field team finished second at the Mechanicsburg Invitational on Friday with 82 points. Riverside also competed at the meet.

The Raider boys were led by a first-place finish from Jake Henman in the high jump (4-8).

A host of second-place finishes came from the 400 relay of Curtis Gadson, Devin Coy, Nolan Robson and Tony Beverly (53.9), the 800 relay of Gadson, Coy, Robson and Beverly (1:55.1), the 1,600 relay of Gadson, Robson, Henman and Nathan Coffield (4:18.8), Henman in the 800 (2:30.7) and Bryden Penhorwood in the 200 hurdles (30.4) and the pole vault (8-6).

Placing third was Coy in the long jump (14-7) with fourth-place efforts coming from Preston Cozad in the 100 (12.9), Grant Ward in the 800 (2:33) and Coy in the pole vault (7-0).

Ward added a fifth-place finish in the high jump (4-2).

Finishing second for the Pirate girls were the 400 relay of Kristin Davidson, Kierstyn Severt, Courtnie Smith and Aubrie Stillings, while Smith was also second in the 800 and third in the 1,600.

Placing fourth were Davidson in the 200 and Kalin Kreglow in the shot put.

For the Riverside boys, Caleb Stevens won the 100 and the 200. A fifth-place finish also came from the 400 relay of Stevens, Raven Shoffner, Mathew Bender and A.J. Stapleton.