Donahey 10th at New Balance meet
GREENSBORO, N.C. - George Donahey, a Mifflin County graduate, was invited to take his pole vaulting skills to the New Balance Outdoor Nationals track and field meet at North Carolina A&T on June 13.
Donahey, who was an indoor and outdoor state medalist in scholastic competition, managed 10th place in the Emerging Elite competition with a vault of 14 feet, 2 1/2 inches.
Hidlay unbeaten in East Coast Duals
BALTIMORE - Mifflin County's Hayden Hidlay competed for Team PA Blue this past weekend at the East Coast Duals at Mount Saint Joseph's High School in Baltimore.
Hidlay went 6-0 in Freestyle competition on Saturday and 5-0 in Greco-Roman on Sunday while the team finished third both days.
In Freestyle on Saturday, Hidlay pinned his first two opponents then rattled off three straight technical falls, including a 12-2 victory over 2014 Maryland state champ Austin Kraisser. He flattened Connecticut Blue's Alec Donovan in 11 seconds in the third-place match.
On Sunday in Greco-Roman, Hidlay wrapped a pair of tech falls around two pins, then won an 8-6 decision in the third-place match.