Here are some of the highlights from West performers during the 2014 track season.
*The Beaver boys won their first WPIAL Class AA team title in more years than anyone can remember. Junior Chris DiNuzzo was a driving force this year by winning the javelin at WPIALs and went on to place sixth at PIAA. Alex Tolbert also racked points at WPIALs with a second-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. The 3,200-meter relay team of Tolbert, Franklin Martone, Jesse Council, Riley Lamison, Luke and Jake Pittner took second at WPIALs. Other Beaver athletes in the top 10 at WPIALs include Council (800), Lamison (1,600), Kyle Grimm (high jump, pole vault) and Cody Plane (shot put).
*Riverside boys placed finished the season fifth in the PIAA and second in the WPIAL. They won the 1,600-meter relay at both WPIAL and PIAA championships. That team was made up of Matt and Aaron Tedys, Marcel Cleckley and Zak Gold. Aaron Tedys placed third in the 400-meter run and sixth in the long jump at WPIALs. He went on to take fourth in the 400 at PIAAs. Austin Sheridan took gold in the discus at both WPIALs and PIAA. Matt Tedys (800), Cleckley (300 hurdles) and Logan Sheridan (high jump) all had top 10 performances at WPIALs.
*Beaver Falls benefited from a strong performance by Dom Peretta this season. He won both the 800 and the 1,600 at the WPIAL and PIAA Class AA championships this year.