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PHOTO COURTESY OF FOUR SEASONS PHOTOGRAPHY Peyton Jones, a former Elk Lake runner, is rewriting the record books for the Morrisville State in his rookie year.

Cross Country

Morrisville State standout runner, Peyton Jones, Elk Lake, has made quite the impact on the Mustangs success this season, earning a record setting time at the CC Only Championships hosted by Hobart College in Geneva.

The freshman led Mustangs pack Oct. 19, as he posted a second place overall finish with a time of 26:02.7 at the CCOC.

Jones’ 5:14.3 mile pace across the 8K event established a new school record for Morrisville, becoming the youngest in program history to top the record books. Jones challenged the individual winner down the stretch, but was edged by seven tenths of a second.

For his efforts, Jones was named the men’s NEAC Runner of the Week for a second time in his career, as well as Mustang of the week for Morrisville.

Marywood University was at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle on Oct. 19, and Ashleigh Clarke, Lackawanna Trail, continued her streak of impressive runs with a 72nd place showing. She ran a 23:20 to set a new personal record by 39 seconds.

Running in her second race since returning to the Pacers lineup, Katie Bennett, Elk Lake, clocked in at 25:53 – an improvement of 45 seconds over last race. Christian Scotti, Tunkhannock Area, registered a time 50 seconds quicker than his prior best, crossing the finish in 28:38.


The Keystone College women’s soccer team fell 2-1 in overtime at Notre Dame of Maryland in CSAC action on Oct. 17. Senior Hayden Richner, Nicholson, tallied the equalizing goal in the 40th minute.


The Keystone College volleyball team fell to visiting King’s College 3-0 on Oct. 18. Senior Amanda Hardy, Tunkhannock Area, dished out 30 assists to go along with 3 kills, 7 digs and 4 blocks.

The Giants bounced back the next night, however,
and enjoyed a 3-2 win at defending CSAC champion
Notre Dame (Md.) on Oct. 19. Hardy paced the offense with
36 assists while chipping in 5 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces
and 6 digs.