Warriors Wrapup: Bedell, Trowbridge Claim Bald Eagle Titles
Elk Lake’s Mike Bedell and Maria Trowbridge were event winners in the Bald Eagle Invitational at Lock Haven University on April 22.
Bedell won the 1600 with a time of 4:24.82. He also joined Will Bennett, Sean Carney and Luke Jones on the second-place 3200 relay, which finished in 8:13.09.
In other boys’ action, Bennett finished fourth in the 800 (2:02.42). Jones was fourth in the 3200 (9:51.20). Joe Woolcock was sixth in the javelin (146-11). Jeremy Schwartzrauber was seventh in the pole vault (10-3).
In the girls’ meet, Trowbridge topped the 3200 field with a winning time of 11:31.16.
She also ran a leg on the runner-up 3200 relay, which had a time of 9:50.58, with Elizabeth Trowbridge, Emily Williams and Cassie VanEtten. The time broke the old meet record.
VanEtten placed in two other events. She was third in the 400 (1:02.66). She joined Kelsey Hermick, Kirsten Hollister and Williams on the fourth-place 1600 relay (4:14.14).
Hermick placed in two solo events, finishing fourth in the 400 (1:03.34) and sixth in the 200 (27.76).
Cindy Good was sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.15). Elizabeth Trowbridge finished eighth in the 800 (2:32.26).
On April 20, Elk Lake swept Mid Valley, winning the girls’ meet, 105-44, and the boys’ competition, 92-58.
In the girls’ meet, Hollister, VanEtten, Williams and Hermick combined to win the 1600 relay in 4:22.
Hermick added a solo win in the 200 (27.5), Williams won the 800 (2:44), VanEtten won the 400 (1:02) and Hollister captured the 100 (13.6).
Chelsea Karabin was also a two-time winner, taking the discus (92-7) and pole vault (6-6).
Katie Bennett, Alayna Doolittle, Kenzie Jones and Jenny VanEtten won the 3200 relay in 12:07.
Other winners included Good in the 100 hurdles (17.8); Maria Trowbridge in the 1600 (5:27); Cassie Salsman in the 300 hurdles (53.7); Elizabeth Trowbridge in the 3200 (12:42) and Megan Bush in the shot put (29-6).
In the boys’ meet, Bedell was a four-time winner, capturing the 1600 (4:24) and 800 (2:05). He also joined Jones, Bennett and Carney to win the 3200 relay in 9:25. Bedell, Bennett, Brad Moore and Thurn Thanormthin won the 1600 relay in 3:55.
Jones added a victory in the 3200 (10:28).
Woolcock won the long jump (18-8) and triple jump (39-4). Other winners included Mark Bush in the shot put (42-3), Bob Benscoter in the discus (127-10) and Schwartzrauber in the pole vault (10-6).
On April 20, Brooke Darling tossed a one-hitter in a 5-1 victory over Mountain View. She fanned 10 batters without a walk in the win.
Kenzi Moon paced Elk Lake with two hits. Darling, Gabby Baltzley, Casey Tyler and Sara Kwiatkowski also had hits.
On April 26, Darling fanned 12 batters en route to her 700th strikeout and 50th career victory during a 15-1 win over Susquehanna.
Elk Lake pounded out 17 hits, including a Baltzley home run, and doubles from Brianna Hollenbeck (2), Tyler, Taylor Watkins and Laura Gacha.
On April 20, Mountain View scored five runs in the third inning and held off a late Elk Lake rally for a 5-4 win.
Jeff Horvath’s home run highlighted the four-run fifth inning for the Warriors.
Holden Lunger had a pair of doubles and Nick Dudock added another for Elk Lake. Ricky Guiton and Matt Horvath singled.
Lunger and Damien Dailey each worked three innings for Elk Lake, Lunger gave up four hits and three walks, while fanning eight. Dailey allowed one hit and four walks, while striking out four.
On April 26, Elk Lake had 14 hits en route to a 11-1 win over Susquehanna.
Dailey belted a pair of home runs and Lunger added a double in the victory.
On the mound, Dailey went the distance, scattering four hits and allowing three walks, while fanning eight batters.
On April 26, Elk Lake defeated Blue Ridge, 3-1 (24-26, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22).
Mark Smurkowski served up four aces for the Warriors. He also made 16 kills. Jared Berg added seven kills.
Defensively, Chris O’Brien made 19 digs.