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Marion Center Girls Finish Strong at PIAA State Championships


Marion Center High School’s cross country team showcased their exceptional talent and determination at the recent PIAA State Championships held at Hershey Park. Despite tough competition from 27 top teams across Pennsylvania, the Marion Center girls team proved their mettle by securing a commendable 9th-place finish in the state.

The Stingers displayed their unwavering commitment and relentless spirit throughout the intense championship race. Their hard work, dedication, and hours of training paid off as they showcased their skills, proving that Marion Center High School is a force to be reckoned with in the cross country scene.

The girl’s team’s collective efforts and synchronized performance were instrumental in their impressive standing at the championships. Their ability to work together as a cohesive unit demonstrated exceptional teamwork and determination.

Coach Peters praised the girls’ outstanding performances and expressed his pride in their progress throughout the season. He urged the athletes to continue their diligent training and maintain their focus for future competitions, recognizing their potential to soar even higher in the coming years.

The Marion Center High School community congratulates the girl’s team for their remarkable achievement at the PIAA State Championships. Their dedication and perseverance are a testament to their strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. We look forward to witnessing their continued success in future endeavors, both on and off the cross-country course.

The Marion Center girl’s team’s notable 9th-place finish at the PIAA State Championships highlights their exceptional talent, determination, and school spirit. Their impressive performance serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes and a reflection of Marion Center High School’s supportive community.

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Mackenzie Thomas
Mackenzie Thomas, Sports and Feature Editor
“Don’t give up on the person you’re becoming”  I am Mackenzie Thomas, a junior at Marion Center Area High School. I am currently involved in Advanced Competetive Robotics, Bots IQ Robotics, FIRST Robotics, Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA), Cross Country, and Track and Field.  I am a proud member of the Newspaper staff for the fifth year. My love for journalism is flourishing as I am able to contribute to myself in a positive way. Ultimately, the Newspaper Club is giving me the opportunity to represent the school through writing and exploring events going on amongst the student body, all while contributing to my future career goal in the sports journalism field. 
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