OIL CITY — Competing against some different competition, Corry had some strong performances at Saturday’s Oil Country Invitational.
Austin Pondel and Jaynee Corbett doubled their pleasure.
Corbett set a school record winning the discus with a throw of 119-7. She won shot at 39-6 — which was a new meet record.
Pondel won the 1600 and 3200 with times of 4:37 and 10:13, respectively. Shawn Wiler took fourth in the 1600 in 4:42.75 and sixth in the 3200 (10:41.93).
Tim Long placed seventh in the 800 (2:11.9) and Wiler placed fifth with a 2:10.44.
The 3200 relay team of Wiler, Long, Pondel and Tyler Rash took fourth with an 8:45.
Andy Hajec placed third in the 200 at 24.15 and won the 400 dash in 53.4. Long was seventh in the 400 in 55.9.
Josh Daniels took third in the discus throwing a PR throw of 136-6. Nick Otteni was eighth in the javelin. Brandon Dreese took third in pole vault at 12 feet and Jamie Tomcho was eighth at 9 feet.
"We had a wonderful day there,” reported coach Andy Passinger. “Some guys really worked on preparing for the District 10 meet. They are starting to focus on the quality of their throws, jumps, times, in order to be the best in their particular areas.
See Monday, May 7, 2012 issue of The Journal for complete story.