Central York's Jay Stone 5th at Penn Relays
Central York's Jay Stone finished fifth in the boys' 400-meter hurdles for high school athletes Saturday morning at the Penn Relays. Stone finished in 53.48 seconds. His time trailed two Jamaican athletes, plus Wellington Zaza of Garnet Valley in Pennsylvania and Julian Woods of Century in Sykesville, Md.
Omar McLeod of Kingston College in East Kingston, Jamaica, won the event with a time of 51.62. Woods was second, followed by Zaza and Divontte Dennis, also of Kingston College.
The Panthers' 400 and 1,600 relay teams also participated at the Penn Relays. Their 400 relay finished 166th on Friday, but the 1,600 relay team of Bryce Lerew, Tyler Colon, Darian Hampton and Brook Wilson placed third on Saturday. The 1,600 squad ran a time of 3:36.66, finishing behind winner Penns Grove of Carney's Point, N.J., and Anacostia of Washington, D.C. Penns Grove ran a 3:31.26, while Anacostia had a 3:35.12.
Other individuals who were slated to compete included Red Lion's Amanda Myers in the javelin throw and Amanda Young in the pole vault.
Myers finished 13th in the girls' high school javelin championship. She threw 36-7. Young, however, did not compete in the pole vault.