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Tucker, Angelo lead County boys to win in first LTFCA all-star meet

Honesdale’s Andrew Tucker and Mid Valley’s Josh Angelo led the way June 13 at Abington Heights when the County defeated the City, 87-62, in the boys competition of the first Lackawanna Track and Field Coaches Association Senior all-star meet.

Tucker was named Most Valuable Performer while Angelo was the Field Performer of the Meet.

West Scranton’s Justin Gockley was named Track Performer of the Meet.

Tucker won the 400-meter dash by more than two seconds along with running on the 3200 and 1600 relay wins to open the close the competition on the track.

Angelo won the shot put by almost five feet and finished second in the discus.

Gockley won the 100 by less than one-hundredth of a second and the 200 by one-hundredth.

Mid Valley athletes contributed 35 points in individual events to the County win.

Nathan Zarnowski won the 110 high hurdles and Jomar Rodriguez won the long jump.

The Spartans had a series of close second-place finishes with Rodriguez in the 100, Kyle Marcinkevich in the 200 and Zarnowski by two-hundredths of a second in the 300 hurdles.

Mid Valley also was a big part of the County sweeping the three relays with Vincenzo Iacavazzi and Marcinkevich running on two each. Rodriguez was among those running on one.

Valley View’s Andrew Heid (triple jump) and Robert Basalyga (javelin), Delaware Valley’s Dennis Danilovich (high jump) and Western Wayne’s Richie Reed (pole vault) provided the other County wins.

Dunmore’s Joe Cardillo won both the 1600 and 3200.

The other City winners were Scranton’s Antonio Hairston in the 300 hurdles and North Pocono’s Mason Natalini in the 800.

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