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Roundup: Penn-Trafford swept by Laurel Highlands

| Saturday, March 22, 2003

Both the girls and boys track and field teams fell victim to Laurel Highlands at Penn-Trafford High School in non-section action Friday night.

The boys were defeated 116-34, while the girls suffered a 114-35 loss.

Matt Bluman won the 1,600 meter and 3,200 meter to lead the Penn-Trafford boys' effort, while Macaiah Clemons claimed the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and high jump competitions for the girls.

Laurel Highlands opens the season at 1-0, while Penn-Trafford goes to 0-1.

Boys track and field

  • Greensburg Central Catholic 109, Yough 41 -- Nick Doblick won both the triple and long jump competitions to help Greensburg Central Catholic (1-0) cruise past Yough (0-1) in a non-section meet.

    Girls track and field

  • Yough 81.5, Greensburg Central Catholic 58.5 -- Yough won the 400-meter relay with a time of 1:02, as the Cougars (1-0) defeated Greensburg Central Catholic (0-1) in a non-section meet.

    Softball

  • Franklin Regional 11, Oakland Catholic 1 -- Natalie Armstrong was awarded the pitching decision, as Franklin Regional (1-0) upended Oakland Catholic (0-1) in a non-section game. Jess Limpert slapped a double to lead the Panthers' offense.

    Tennis

  • Connellsville Area 4, West Mifflin 0 -- Josh Martin, Gene Cunningham and Randy Richter each won in singles competition to help Connellsville (3-0, 2-0) sweep West Mifflin (0-2, 0-2) in non-section boys tennis action.

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