High School Sports

Bierly sets record in Penns Valley girls’ cross country win

Penns Valley’s Becca Bierly led her team to a 24-31 win over Hollidaysburg on Wednesday.

Bierly finished first with a time of 19:46.

“It was a great day for a race, the girls ran exceptionally well and the score shows it,” Penns Valley coach Lynda Federinko said. “Becca set a new course record by being the first girl to complete it in under 20 minutes.”

Penns Valley’s Carly Smith finished third with a time of 21:48, and Alex Witherite rounded out the top-five with her time of 23:33.