Track: Freeport's Hochbein twins go 1-2 at WPIALs

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The Hochbein twins from Freeport took the top two slots at the Class AA WPIAL championships last Thursday.

Dylan Hochbein won the 300 hurdles in 40.03 seconds. His brother Brandon finished behind him by hundredths of a second after winning the event the week prior.

Both will advance to the PIAA championships later this week at Shippensburg University.

Robert Reichenbaugh will join them at states. The sophomore placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:59.77.


Track: Freeport boys bounce back

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The Freeport boys regained momentum after losing the WPIAL Class AA Championship to Beaver last week.

Several of the Yellowjackets qualified for the WPIAL finals on the individual level at the qualifying meet last Thursday.

Dylan Hochbein started the rally with a first-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.12. He also qualified in the 300 hurdles by taking second, 40.27. His brother, Brandon, won the event in 40.26.

Robert Reichenbaugh just missed the podium in the 800. His finish time of 2:04.84 earned him fourth place, while teammate Alec Parker took seventh.


Track: Freeport boys place second at WPIAL team championships

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The Freeport boys became the WPIAL Class AA runner-up at Baldwin on Monday.

The Yellowjackets lost, 96-54, to Beaver, the defending WPIAL champion.

Freeport defeated Riverside, 80-70, and Washington, 89-61.

The Beaver girls also won the championship with Mohawk taking second.


Track: Freeport boys dominate section championships

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Freeport hosted the first-ever Section 7-AA individual track and field championships on Friday, a day after claiming the team titles.

The Yellowjackets claimed 14 of 36 medals. Bobby Jendrewski started the rally, winning titles in both the shot put and discus.

Brandon Hochbein won the 300-meter hurdles, second in the high jump and third in the long jump. His twin brother, Dylan, won the 110-meter hurdles and took second in the 300-meter hurdles.


Hockey: Yellowjackets earn first point in nearly a month

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A tough end-of-the-season schedule has Freeport stumbling towards the finish line, but the Yellowjackets earned a hard-fought point Feb. 16.

Michael Frazetta scored with less than three minutes to play as Freeport and Deer Lakes finished in a 5-5 tie.

Freeport (11-8-2) entered the game having lost four straight games, falling to Westmont Hilltop, Thomas Jefferson, Montour and Hempfield. Freeport’s last win was against Mars on Jan. 19.

The Yellowjackets should pick up a win Thursday against a two-win Gateway team. Freeport is already slotted into the No. 3 seed from the Tier 1 Eastern Conference, and will take on Tier 2 Eastern Conference No. 2 seed Bishop McCort in the first round of the PIHL Class A Penguins Cup playoffs.