Tussey Mountain junior Jared Sipes and Titan sophomore Davis Smith earned District 5-AA titles Wednesday evening at Northern Bedford High School. Sipes was first in the 100 dash and Smith finished first in the pole vault.
Sipes captured the l00 with a clocking of 11.26, while Smith on the pule vault, clearing the bar at 12-0. Both have qualified for the PIAA Championships May 24-25 at Shippensburg University.
The Tussey boys finished the night with 65.5 points, good enough to finish fourth in the 13 team field.
Individually, Tyler was second in the 200 with a time of 23.71 and third in the 100 with a clocking of 11.6. Smith was fifth in the 100 at 11.91 and Dom Seiberling finished sixth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 45.67.
The Titans also place in a pair of relays.
Bryan Rankin, Rhodes, Smith and Sipes teamed for a second in the 4x100 relay with a time of 45.08. Bedford won the event with a time of 44.52. The quartet of Rankin, Brennan Wright, Rhodes and Sipes was sixth in the 4x400 relay with a clocking of 3:44.65.
In the field, Cole Weist was second in the javelin with a heave of 151-11. Damon Lemin was third in the shot put with a distance of 45-3 and Chad Morningstar was fourth in the discus with a throw of 116-5.
Colten Riley added a tie for fifth in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 10-6.
It was a much tougher day for the Tussey girls. The scored only 14 points and were 12 among the 14 teams.
Meghan Molosky led the way. She was third in the 200 with a time of 28.5 and fifth in the 100, clocked at 13.43.
She also teamed with Jenna Hall, Christine Altobelli and Madison Hollingshead for a fourth place finish in the 4x100 relay. They turned the track in 54.08.
Emma Watkins had the Titans’ only place in the field, finishing fifth in the discus with a throw of 82-9.