From staff reports
CARLISLE - Mifflin County athletes scored in several events in the boys and girls first Mid-Penn Conference track meet Tuesday, but Carlisle flew by the Huskies on the scoreboard, topping the girls 99-50 and the boys 82-68.
Nathan Baumgardner led the Huskies, finishing first in three events: 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and the long jump. He outlasted his opponents by at least one second in each of the running events and out jumped his opponents by nearly a foot in the long jump. The boys also took the 4x100 relay, beating the Thundering Herd by three-tenths of a second.
Other first place performers included Ian McGinnis, Jon Colwell, Timmy Beck, Zack Long and George Danahey. McGinnis topped his opponents in the 100m dash and 200m dash while Colwell placed first in the 1600m run and second in the 800m run. Beck took first in the 400m dash with a time of 53.3, Long finished first in the Javelin with a mark of 151-9 and Danahey's 11-0 on the pole vault also placed him on top.
Erica Shawver led the girls squad on the day, finishing first in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and second in the 200m dash. Makayla Rearick took first in the shot put, out chucking the competition by nearly two feet with a mark of 34-3 1/4.
Following two losses in the previous relays, the girls team salvaged the 4x400, beating the Thundering Herd by more than two seconds.
Ellee Harpster also blew the competition away in the discus with a 79-8 mark which landed her in the top spot.
Mifflin County (Boys: 0-1, 0-1; Girls: 0-1, 0-1) hosts Harrisburg April 2 at 4 p.m.