Stotler earns two gold medals
Berkeley Springs High School senior Harlie Stotler won both of the girls throwing events at the Berkeley Springs High School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday, March 31, leading the Lady Indians to a fourth place finish in the team race won by Washington. Stotler heaved the shot 35 feet 2.5 inches and threw the discus 105 feet 11 inches.
The Patriots scored 121 points, 18.5 points better than runner-up Martinsburg (102.5). Keyser finished third with 87 points, followed by Berkeley Springs 82.33, Frederick 51, Hedgesville 49.17, Williamsport 39, Musselman 21 and Faith Christian two.
"I was pretty pleased with the result," said Berkeley Springs Coach Dave Mundey. “There was some tough competition and thought our girls did a nice job, overall."
Toni Davison had the other first place finish for the girls. Davison cleared nine feet in pole vault and tied with Washington's Caysie Iriving.
Casey Solomon and Sarah Haynes tied for second in the high jump, Jordan Bennett was second in the long jump, Bennett finished third in the 100 meter hurdles, as did the 4x800 meter relay team of Kayla Mundey, Macy Houck, Danielle Haynes and Sara Younker, Solomon and Bennett placed fourth in the pole vault and 300 meter hurdles, respectively, both the 4x100 (Bennett, Amanda Case, Melissa Colby and Davison) and 4x200 (Colby, Case, Davison and MacKenzie Michael) meter relay teams placed fifth, while Mundey's sixth place finish in the 1600 meter run rounded out the scoring.
Williamsport won the boys meet with 137.75 points, Musselman was second with 110.75, followed by Martinsburg 93, Hedgesville 81.25, Keyser 45.75, Berkeley Springs 41, Frederick 25, Washington 18.5 and Faith Christian seven.