Tillman, Palescandolo Capture First-Place Finishes as Spartans Place Third at Elizabethtown

Tillman, Palescandolo Capture First-Place Finishes as Spartans Place Third at Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – The York College men's track and field team placed third out of 16 teams with a score of 115.5 points at the Elizabethtown Early Bird Opener on Saturday. Elizabethtown College won the event with a score of 132 and PSU-Harrisburg placed second with 118 points.

Senior sprinter Darnell Tillman captured two first-place finishes on the day in the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Tillman also helped the 4x400 relay to team to a third-place finish.

Senior thrower Alex Palescandolo placed first in the discus throw with a distance of 136' 2". Palescandolo also competed in the hammer throw where he recorded a throw of 97' 9".

 

100

1. Darnell Tillman – 11.40

2. Ryan Banta – 11.77

Brett LaBonte – 12.87

 

200

1. Darnell Tillman – 22.43

Ethan Felix – 24.88

Dylan Hartlaub – 25.17

Brett LaBonte – 26.04

Nick Gajewski – 27.33

 

400

8. Darien Gray – 53.34

Dylan Hartlaub – 53.59

Matthew Morgan – 54.85

Ethan Felix – 55.19

 

800

4. Grant Dell – 2:01.79

Matthew Morgan – 2:06.73

Alex Smith – 2:07.04

Ethan Budsock – 2:12.14

 

Mile

2. Grant Dell – 4:28.18

5. Alex Smith – 4:32.54

6. Andrew Erickson – 4:34.17

8. Timothy Moore – 4:41.25

Jordan Blankenship – 4:42.52

Andy MacGibbon – 4:42.92

Ray Smith – 4:43.70

Brandon Tocket – 4:47.67

 

400H

6. Alex Koslowski – 1:01.57

 

4x100

3. Darnell Tillman, Darien Gray, Brett LaBonte, Ryan Banta – 44.57

 

4x400

4. Alex Koslowski, Jordan Blankenship, Ethan Budsock, Ethan Felix – 3:37.92

Ray Smith, Alex Smith, Grant Dell, Matthew Morgan – 3:43.49

 

High Jump

5. James Novak – 5' 10" (1.78m)

6. Nick Gajewski – 5' 8" (1.73m)

 

Pole Vault

3. Andrew Jeffers – 13' 6.25" (4.12m)

4. Darris Rodrigues – 12' 0" (3.66m)

5. Brandon Tocket – 12' 0" (3.66m)

 

Long Jump

Glen Davis – 16' 8.5" (5.09m)

 

Triple Jump

5. James Novak – 38' 3.25" (11.66m)

 

Shot Put

6. Alonzo Abraham – 38' 4.25" (11.69m)

Alex Ardle – 31' 4" (9.55m)

Paul Pope – 26' 5" (8.05m)

 

Discus Throw

1. Alex Palescandolo – 136' 2" (41.50m)

4. Alonzo Abraham – 127' 2" (38.77m)

7. Alex Aponte – 114' 7" (34.93m)

 

Hammer Throw

3. Alex Aponte – 129' 3" (39.40m)

Alex Palescandolo – 97' 9" (29.80m)

Alonzo Abraham – 95' 5" (29.10m)

 

Javelin Throw

6. Alex Aponte – 130' 9" (39.87m)

 

Darnell Tillman photo courtesy of David Sinclair