High School Sports

Bellefonte beats Penns Valley, Clearfield in girls’ track and field

Bellefonte picked up a pair of wins Tuesday, edging Penns Valley 76-74 and dropping Clearfield 89-60.

The Lady Red Raiders’ power in the field events helped the team overcome Penns Valley, winning 11 of the 18 events in the head-to-head battle between the rivals.

Gabrielle Pighetti won the shot put and discus for Bellefonte, with the javelin going to Jess Book, Alison Spratt taking the high jump and Aubrey Kuhn capturing the pole vault. The Lady Raiders’ lone wins on the track came from Samantha McCartney in the 800 meters and the 4x800 relay team.

The Lady Rams had four double winners. Kelsey Sweitzer took both the long and triple jumps, Destiny Andrus won the 100 and 200, Rebecca Bierly captured the 1,600 and 3,200 and Sydney Riegel was first in the 100 and 300 hurdles. Alexa Culver won the 400 and the team also took the 400 and 1,600 relays.