Published Date Written by Jim Lewis
Middletown's Brianna Bennett finished in third place in the shot put in the Pan-Ram Invitational on Saturday, April 11 at Central Dauphin High School's Landis Field.
Bennett took third with a throw of 35 feet, 3 inches, an inch shorter than second-place finisher Keyairah Pinkney of Harrisburg. Shanna Sweigart of Cedar Crest won with a throw of 39 feet, 8 inches.
Seven Lower Dauphin athletes placed in their competitions, including two first-place finishes.
In other meets last week, the Middletown boys' and girls' track and field teams lost to division rival Camp Hill on Tuesday, April 7 in Middletown.
The Blue Raider girls (0-2, 0-2 in the Mid-Penn Conference's Capital Division) lost to the unbeaten Lions (5-0, 4-0), 99-51, while the boys (0-2, 0-2) lost to the undefeated Lion boys (5-0, 4-0), 119.3-30.7.