Share This Page

Alle-Kiski roundup: Kiski Area wins 8 events at WCCA track meet

| Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:03 p.m.
Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
Kiski Area's Patrick Miller (left) beats Latrobe's Marcus Smail to the finish line to win the boys 800-meter run at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Track and Field championship on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Latrobe Memorial Stadium.

Like most years, Kiski Area made its presence known at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Track and Field Championships.

The Cavaliers took home six individual titles and two relay wins at the 91st WCCA meet Saturday at Latrobe's Memorial Stadium.

Brent Kennedy won the 3,200-meter run in a meet-record time of 9:27.50, and teammates Tyler Snider (1,600, 4:29.23), Patrick Miller (800, 1:59.80) and Ben Kinnamon (200, 22.76) also won gold medals.

The boys' 3,200- and 400-meter relays defended their titles with the two-mile team of Tyler Lookabaugh, Snider, Miller and Kennedy breaking the meet record with a time of 8:02.26.

The 400 team of Jake Wilson, Kinnamon, Corbin Neumann and Andrew Dickun finished in 43.70.

Kinnamon also took second in the 100 (11.48), and Shane Kuhn was second in the javelin (16-5).

Kiski Area finished second to Hempfield in the team standings.

In the girls meet, Megan Aller won the 1,600 in 5:18.27 and Lauren Smeltzer placed first in the 3,200 (11:35.30), just ahead of teammate Morgan Kiebler (11:37.34).

The girls' 3,200 relay also was second, and Stephanie Lednak (800) also took silver. Valley's Ameriah Walters took third places in the girls' 100 and 200.

CCA wins NCSAA title — The first-year Cheswick Christian Academy track and field team has its first major piece of hardware after the boys won the team title at the NCSAA Championships at Geneva College.

Cheswick finished with 114 points to hold off Mount Airy (Md.), which had 105.

Cheswick's JaJuan Malloy won the 100-meter dash and 400-meter run and also finished second in the 200 and long jump. He was co-MVP.

On the girls side for Cheswick, Cydney Francis took first in the shot put.

Baseball

Plum 16, Baldwin 8 — Class-AAAA No. 4-ranked Plum (13-2, 6-1) erupted for a season high in runs in a Section 3-AAAA victory at Baldwin (3-9, 2-5).

Mike Maleski, Matt Zezza and Ethan Winesburg hit home runs for the Mustangs.

Softball

Kiski Area 7, Butler 5 — Kelsey Kinnamon belted a home run and was the winning pitcher for the Cavaliers (3-9) in a nonsection win.

Taylor Muffie also homered for Kiski Area, which also got three hits from Emma Weaver. The Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.