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Chambersburg Athletes’ Performance at District Track and Field Events

On Friday, Jahnaya Trotter-Wimberley secured seventh place in the long jump with a mark of 16-11.25 for Chambersburg. In the finals, Abby Bucher finished 10th in girls discus at 107-7, while Peter Mertz was 11th in boys discus with a throw of 142-3. Cami Bender placed 11th in girls javelin with a distance of 103.7. In the girls 3200, Madelyn Koons finished 13th with a time of 11:31.49, and Lexi Boyd was 14th at 11:33.37. For the boys, Ari Snyder finished 17th in the 3200 at 9:45.95, followed by Kaden Rife at 19th with a time of 9:54.72. From the preliminary rounds, Antonio Harrison advanced to finals in the 100 (5th seed, 10.82) and 200 (3rd seed, 22.30), Jermere Jones advanced in the 110 hurdles (4th, 14.88), and Natalia Holmes in the girls 100 (4th, 12.33).

On Saturday, Antonio Harrison II won two individual medals, placing fourth in the 200 at 22.29 and fifth in the 100 at 10.81. He was also part of the 4 x 100 relay team that placed eighth at 43.27, joined by Imari Watson, Jermere Jones, and Emilio Frye-Reyes. Jones earned a third place in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.58. The Trojans’ 4 x 800 relay team finished third with a total time of 7:54.36, featuring a team effort from Ari Snyder, Kaden Rife, Liam Kirkpatrick, and Owen Shrader, each achieving their personal bests.


Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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