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PHS boys finish as runner-up in Dick Dei tournament | News, Sports, Jobs

BySamantha Johnson

Apr 14, 2024
PHS boys finish as runner-up in Dick Dei tournament | News, Sports, Jobs

Parkersburg’s Jack Mills claimed victory in the 3200 with a time of 9:38.78 at the Dick Dei Track Classic, leading his team to a runner-up finish. Mills’ teammate, Connor George, also had a strong performance, finishing in third place with a time of 9:55.42. Another standout from Magnolia, Landen Davis, took second place in the event with a time of 9:52.83. The only other point for the Blue Eagles came from Matthew Anderson in the shot put, finishing in eighth place with a throw of 42-5.

In other events, Parkersburg’s Landen Deuley and Jackson Wharton achieved a two-three finish in the 400. The duo, along with teammates Conner Petty and Christian Rutherford, claimed victory in the 4×4 relay with a time of 3:31.96. Tyler Shahan also contributed to the team’s success, helping them secure a runner-up finish in the 4×2 relay with a time of 1:32.12.

The Big Reds had strong performances in the field events as well, with Jake Bauman finishing third in the shot put with a throw of 48-0. Mills also had a solid showing in the 800, finishing in fourth place with a time of 2:02.55. Other key contributors to the team’s success included Jacob Bohone, Tytan Parsons, and Ethan Dela Cruz.

Despite not having any other individual winners, the Parkersburg boys put up a strong team effort, ultimately finishing in second place. They will look to build on this success at the upcoming Russ Parsons Invitational at Stadium Field next Saturday.

By Samantha Johnson

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