Elk Lake Thinclads Win Opener
Brad Moore and Mike Bedell each had four wins to lead Elk Lake to a 117-32 win over Lackawanna Trail in the track and field openers for both squads on March 30.
Elk Lake also won the girls’ meet, 83-56, behind Cindy Good’s three victories.
In the boys’ meet, Moore swept the dashes, winning the 100 (11.8), 200 (24.21) and 400 (54.4). He also ran a leg of the winning 1600 relay (3:44) with Bedell, Will Bennett and Bryan Grosvenor.
Bedell had solo wins in the 1600 (4:29) and 800 (2:01). He also joined Bennett, Grosvenor and Luke Jones on the winning 3200 relay (9:05).
Jones also won the 3200 (10:44.9).
Joe Woolcock was a three-time winner, taking the javelin (151-6) and triple jump (35-9 1/8) and joining Dylan Simmons, Thurn Thanormthin and Ben Stang on the 400 relay (50.3).
Stang added a win in the 300 hurdles (46.6).
Mark Bush and Jason Vermeulen both had two wins. Bush won the shot put (45-9 ½) and discus (123-2). Vermeulen took the long jump (17-0) and high jump (5-6).
Trevor Gowan won the 110 hurdles (18.47).
In the girls’ meet, Good won the 100 hurdles (18.25) and the high jump (4-2). She also ran a leg on the 1600 relay (4:35) with Kelsey Hermick, Kirsten Hollister and Cassie VanEtten.
Maria Trowbridge, Elizabeth Trowbridge and Carolyn Teetsel were two-time winners.
Teetsel won the shot put (30-4 ¼) and discus (76-6).
Maria Trowbridge won the 1600 (5:40) and 3200 (13:01).
Elizabeth Trowbridge won the 800 (2:34) and ran a leg of the 3200 relay (11:10) with Abby Zdancewicz, Emily Williams and Lainey Bedell.
Samantha Milnes won the long jump (12-1).
On March 31, Blue Ridge defeated Elk Lake, 3-1, in the season opener for both squads.
After Blue Ridge won the first game, 25-15, Elk Lake bounced back to even the match with a 25-22 win in the second game. The Raiders closed out the victory with 25-23 and 25-20 wins in the next two games.
Jared Berg scored 12 points and added eight assists and five blocks for the Warriors. Mark Smurkowski added three aces and 10 kills to go along with five blocks.
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