Opening day

Sheffield T&F entertains Coudersport and Port Allegany

Sheffield’s Sarah Hoffman clears a hurdle during her victorious 110-meter race against Port Allegany and Coudersport on Tuesday. Times Observer photo by Cody Elms

SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield boys and girls both fell to visiting Coudersport and Port Allegany on Tuesday in the Wolverines’ first track and field action of the year.

The Coudersport girls easily handled the Wolverines 108-28, while Sheffield narrowly fell to Port Allegany 70-60. On the boys’ side, the Falcons won 74-62 and the Gators prevailed 74-67.

Sheffield’s Sarah Hoffman took first against both teams in the 110-meter hurdles (19.43). Hoffman placed second in the 300-meter hurdles (59.99) against each, while Madison Connolly came in third (1:14.11). Hoffman’s first-place finish against Port Allegany in the 200 meters (30.46) placed her third against Coudersport. Madison Snell and Emma Roell came in first and third against Port Allegany in the 100 meters, with Snell placing third against the Falcons. Roell won the triple jump (28-11) and discus (84-9 ½) against the Gators. Snell also topped the Gators in shot put (28-0).

Emily Foster cleared 5-1 in high jump to earn first place overall and punched her ticket to districts. Foster also placed second in javelin (72-11) against Port Allegany.

Marc Lewis, Alex Eaton, Chase Kyler, and Dylan Hardwick were first place overall in the 3,200-meter relay (9:36). Against the Gators, Hardwick won the 800 meters (2:36) and Colby Barr took the 400 meters (57.05), with both coming in second to Coudersport. Barr was able to get a win over the Falcons in the 100 meters (11.77). Chase Fetzeck (48.14), Isaac Hammerbeck (48.49), and Zach Barnes (48.68) helped the Wolverines against Coudersport, sweeping the 300-meter hurdles. Barnes also took first in the high jump (4-10) over the Falcons. Aamond Bowman won the triple jump (39-8 ½) against Coudersport, coming in second to the Gators. Alex Marfink (19.49), followed by Barnes (20.37), were the overall one and two in the 110-meter hurdles.

Emma Roell gears up for one of her discus attempts for the Lady Wolverines. Times Observer photo by Cody Elms

The Wolverines will travel to Fort LeBoeuf on Saturday and then will compete in another tri-meet on Tuesday against Northern Potter at Smethport.


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