The District 2 AAA Track and Field Championships took place on Wednesday afternoon at Scranton Memorial Stadium under sunny skies.
In the girl’s 100 meter dash Katie Gawlas from Dallas won the event in 12.83 seconds.
The boy’s 100 meter dash winner was from Honesdale in lane 6. Maliek Torres took home the district title in 11.2 seconds.
Julia Franzosa from Hazleton won the girl’s javelin event and set a new district record in the process. Her throw of 135 feet 10 inches breaks the old mark set by Ellen Arnaud from Dallas back in 2009. Arnaud’s previous mark was 133 feet 2 inches.
Nick O’Brien from Wyoming Area won the boy’s javelin event with a throw of 180 feet 3 inches.
Jenn Slagus from North Pocono set a new district record in the discus with a throw of 134 feet 8 inches. The old mark held by Cassie Schweighofer from Honesdale of 133 feet 9 inches.