Both Hidlays are into today’s quarterfinals in their respective weight classes. Hayden and Tren, both former state champs our of Mifflin County High School are seeded second for North Carolina State, who sits fourth in the team standings at the NCAA wrestling championships. Penn State, who is second behind Iowa, advances seven into the round of eight, including Aaron Brooks, the top-seed at 184, the same weight as Trent Hidlay.
Mifflin County alum and current Shippensburg sophomore Chayce Macknair will compete at tomorrow’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference cross country championships. Lock Haven university hosts the 5K race at 2:30 p.m.
Another former Mifflin County Husky, Eleana Eckley, has now been a part of a conference winning women’s basketball team for three straight years, as Messiah beat Widener in last night’s title game, 60-45. Eckley scored three points, had four steals and a pair of blocks for the Falcons, who have won five consecutive MAC titles.
The Flyers edged the New York Islanders last night, 4-3. New Jersey nipped the Penguins, 3-2.
And Port Royal Speedway will drop the flag both tomorrow night and Sunday afternoon racing. NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series will be in Atlanta for a 500-mile race on Sunday.