The Penn Manor tack team continued their success this season, in the L-L League Championship meet held at Hempfield, including stellar performances by lady Comet discus hurlers.
New track coach, Art Morris, took the reins of the team this year. Previously, Morris coached the
The girls finished fourth overall, and the boys finished seventh overall in league competition. The Comets won four events as a team.
First place winners were P.J. Rehm in the 110 hurdles, Laronn Lee in the triple jump, Carenna Neely in the discus and the girls 4×400 relay.
The L-L League meet wrapped up the Comets successful L-L League season. During the regular season, the boys finished 3-3 in head-to-head meets. The girls finished 4-2 in head to head meets.
Long-time track coach Coach Joe Herman credits their success to teamwork.
“Our most impressive thing is that we work as a team,” said Herman. “We give each other moral support, and we help each other with our techniques.”
The most successful event for the team all season has been the girl’s discus. Along with the L-L Champion Carenna Neely, the other throwers include Sarah Connor, Rebecca Connor and Helen Doolittle.
The discus team was recently featured in a story done by WGAL’s Pat Principe. To watch the video go to:
the following link: http://www.wgal.com/video/23548229/index.html
By Cody Straub and Taylor Groff