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Memorial walk held at Carbon Senior Games

Published May 15. 2013 05:03PM

Tuesday was a beautiful day for walking and other outdoor sports competitions in the Carbon County Senior Games.

The Philip Steigerwalt Memorial Walk took place at Baer Memorial Field in Lehighton.

The South Team, composed of senior citizens from Lehighton and Palmerton, again outpaced the North Team, composed of Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe/Penn Kidder, and Weatherly.

At the close of the races, the top total scorer thus far was Lehighton, with 452 points, followed by Jim Thorpe with 256, then Panther Valley with 141, Palmerton with 93, and Weatherly with 8.

The individual results for walking races were:

Men 60-64: Randy Smith, Jim Thorpe, gold; Robert Schaninger, Jim Thorpe, silver; and Rick Zern, Lehighton, bronze.

Men 65-69: Charles Parsons, Jim Thorpe, gold; Tom Haberman, Lehighton, silver; and Dennis Getz, Lehighton, bronze.

Men 70-74: Al Leudtke, Jim Thorpe, gold; Norm Sutters, Lehighton, silver; and John DeWald, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

Men 75-79: Ron Bowman, Lehighton, gold; Norman Summers, Jim Thorpe, silver; and Ken Frymoyer, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

Men 80-84: Howard Farber, Jim Thorpe, gold; Mario Iezzoni, Panther Valley, silver; and Casey Yelito, Panther Valley, bronze.

Men 85+: Jim Anewalt, Lehighton, gold; Al Feuerstein, Jim Thorpe, silver; and no other contestants.

Women 60-64: Kathy Getz, Lehighton, gold; Debbie Rodgers, Lehighton, silver; and Diane Leudtke, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

Women 65-69: Sandra Kokinda, Lehighton, gold; Carol Stefanik, Lehighton, silver; and Anne Marie Hinkle, Weatherly, bronze.

Women 70-74: Linda Bottcher, Lehighton, gold; Marge Antiga, Panther Valley, silver; and Fran Haas, Lehighton, bronze..

Women 75-79: Wanda McNichol, Jim Thorpe, gold; Reiko Summers, Jim Thorpe, silver; and Dorothy Contrady, Weatherly, bronze..

Women 80-84: Doris Bray, Palmerton, gold; Mary Pituch, Panther Valley, silver; and Clair Hackbart, Jim Thorpe, bronze.

Women 85+: Helen Neifert, Panther Valley, gold; and no other contestants.

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