Several participants in the WPIAL Track and Field Championship on Thursday have qualified for the state championships in Shippensburg next weekend.
For Riverside, Shane Fisher took second place in the championships on Thursday with a throw of 166-feet, 7-inches. The first place throw was just five inches longer at 167-feet. Fisher also qualified for the states with a pole vault of 13-feet, 6-inches.
Also attending state championships for the Panthers include Bobby Gould for finishing fifth in the 400-meter race and Luke Nochese for the triple jump.
Ellwood City also had several qualify for the PIAA championships next weekend.
Angela McCowin, a junior for Ellwood City, qualified for the state finals in the high jump as she cracked the 5-foot mark.
Also attending states with McCowin will be Ellwood City’s Gregg Williams for the discus and Keaton Docchio for the 110-meter hurdles.