CHARLESTON — Following two occasions held right here Friday at Laidley Subject, the Parkersburg Excessive Faculty boys’ monitor crew had an 18-17 lead on College.
Each the 400 and the 3200 had been contested on Friday night and the Large Reds acquired a runner-up effort from Keegan Barnette within the 2-mile with a time of 9:18.72. College’s Josh Edwards established a brand new state report when the Hawk crossed in 8:52.82 to interrupt the previous mark of 8:57.73 set in 2012 by Cabell Midland’s Jacob Burcham.
Large Purple Franklin Angelos clocked in at 9:23.07, which was good for fourth. Additionally for the crimson and white, Ethan Rutherford ran a 50.23 within the 400, which positioned him in third.
“They didn’t have him putting,” admitted Large Purple boys’ head coach Rod O’Donnell of Angelos on the ultimate runwv.com predictions. “That was a 21-second PR by Franklin. That’s his finest ever, and Keegan, he did precisely what we advised him to do as a result of we knew we weren’t going to beat Josh. We acquired to have three extra races like that tomorrow.”
Rutherford, who was picked third, additionally set a PR. Large Purple senior Gabe Ray ran 52.57 within the 400 and completed twelfth.
The Parkersburg South ladies picked up two factors on Friday due to Mo Akita’s fifth-place time of 1:01.03 within the 400. Ripley freshman Opal Huffman simply missed a podium end and needed to accept eighth with a time of 1:02.23.
Additionally within the 3200 for Ripley, junior Haleigh McCune competed and crossed in 12:59.31 and positioned 14th.
Throughout the Class AA state meet, Roane County teammates Josh Bowen and Luke Watson every scored within the pole vault. Bowen cleared 11 ft to position fourth and Watson tied for fifth with a finest effort of 9 ft, 6 inches.
The lone factors for the Raider ladies got here within the lengthy soar the place Kaitlyn Clarkson positioned sixth after leaping 14 ft, 11 inches.
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