Track: Penn Hills boys make their mark at WPIAL qualifiers

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The Penn Hills boys had several runners perform well at the WPIAL AAA Central Section Qualifier meet last Thursday.

Alex Trower won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.15 seconds. Plum's Ashton Teeter took second with a time of 11.16. Trower went on to anchor the winning 400 relay team of Cameron Jefferies, Brennon Hill and Cameron Tarrant. They broke the tape in 42.62.

Hill anchored the winning 1,600 relay team of Azeiryus Britt, Keith Batiste and Isaiah Bailey. They broke the tape in 3:22.17. Hill also grabbed gold, breaking the tape in the 400 with a time 49.45.

Bailey won the 800 with a time of 1:57.53. Batiste took third in the 110- (14.62) and 300-meter hurdles (40.35).


Track: East Feature Athlete - Penn Hills' Jayla Ellis

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Name: Jayla Ellis
High School: Penn Hills
Grade: 9
Sport: Track and field
Events: 100 hurdles, long jump, 400 relay, 1,600 relay

Background: Ellis learned hurdles last summer and broke the school record with a time of 14.63 seconds. The time earned her a tie for seventh place in the state. Her outdoor record for the long jump is 17 feet, 11 ½ inches, which she got in a dual meet against Plum.


Track: Penn Hills flexes muscles at South Fayette Invitational

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Penn Hills had several medalists at the South Fayette Invitational last week.

Jayla Ellis started the rally with a gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.63. She went on to take second in the 300 hurdles (46.40).

Lillia Allen grabbed gold in the discus and shot put. Brianna Pawlowski took fourth in the same event.

For the boys, Alex Trower took top honors in the 100 (11.30). He went on to take third in the 200 with a time of 23.14. Brennon Hill won the 400 in 49.45. Isaiah Bailey added to the tally by running 1:59.15 in the 800.


Photo Journal: Baseball - Penn Hills vs. Central Catholic (April 16)

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Saturday, April 16, 2016 Central Catholic was at Penn Hills for a WPIAL AAAA, Section 3 baseball game.  Final score, Central Catholic 10, Penn Hills 3.  Here are some photos from the game.

Click here for video highlights of the game

Photos by Marilyn C. Schwilm, Tri-State Sports & News Service

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Track: Penn Hills boys take first at TSTCA Championships

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The Penn Hills varsity boys won the TSTCA Championships Saturday.

The Indians (101) defeated 27 other teams, including Erie Cathedral Prep (82.50) and Central Catholic (50).

Alex Trower started the day off with second place in the 100-meter dash (11.21) and the 200-meter dash (22.81).

Brennon Hill grabbed the first gold of the day in the 400-meter run with a time of 49.72. Isaiah Bailey made two trips to the top of the podium with a 1:58.91 finish in the 800-meter run and 4:25.37 in the 1,600-meter run.