High School Sports:
Track and Field:
–The Butler Boys won the Tri-State Invitational Saturday at West Mifflin. The 4×400 Relay Team of Cade Gratzmiller, Guiness Brown, Cody Reddick and Ryan Marcella captured first place overall, as did the 4×800 Relay team of Gratzmiller, Lucas Slear, Sage Vavro and Aden Dressler. Jack Codispot won the Pole Vault, with Andrew Kline second. Dennis Goodwine was runner-up in the shot put, and Butler had five other medalists.
The Butler Girls team finished third overall. Top performers included Katie Ban with a runner-up in the High Jump, and a runner-up for the 3200 meter Relay Team of Chelsey Kabel, Jen Cichra, Piper Geibel and Autumn Pettinato.
The Butler teams will host Shaler today, then host the 55th annual Butler Invitational Thursday. More than 70 schools are expected to participate. The event begins at 12:15pm at the stadium.