Fairley captures shot put in meet

Published 9:25 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Bogalusa’s Daniel Fairley captured the shot put in the West Harrison Invitational, which took place Saturday in Mississippi.

Fairley bested the shot put with a distance of 40 feet, 5 inches, finishing ahead of Vancleave High’s Hunter Williams (40-0).

Fairley was also third in the discus at 99-6. Meredian’s Joshua Brown won the event at 116-2.

Bogalusa was the only Washington Parish team in the meet.

Javon Tate was runner-up for the triple jump at 40-2.5. Meridian’s Jatavius Scott topped the triple jump with a 41-0. Bogalusa’s Malon Robertson finished ninth at 37-4.

Tate tallied a pair of fifth-place finishes in the long jump (19-0) and 100-meters (12.23 seconds).

D’Iberville’s Cameron Cook was victorious in the long jump (20-11.5) and Meridian’s Kino Mosley won the 100 (11.68). Bogalusa’s D’Angelo Mark finished 10th in the long jump (18-3.5) while Robertson took sixth in the 100 (12.32).

Robertson was fourth in the pole vault (9-0), as D’Iberville’s Austin Rodriguez won at 12-0.

Mark was also sixth in the 200 (24.56) and teammate Tyrese Roussell finished 11th (27.86). Meridian’s Johnny Trotter won the 200 in 23.07.

Bogalusa took fourth in all three relay races, the 4×100 (46.76), 4×200 (1 minute 39 seconds) and 4×400 (4:02).

The Lumberjacks’ 4×100 squad featured Robertson, Tate, Mark and Clydeterrious Thompson. The 4×200 team had Mark, Roussell, Thompson and DeMarcus Spikes. The 4×400 group consisted of Kentrae Lewis, Spikes, Thompson and Raheem Roberts.

Meridian won the 4×100 (44.29) and the 4×200 (1:33) while West Harrison captured the 4×400 (3:42).

Raheem Roberts (49.27) and Thompson (49.69) ran sixth and seventh in the 300-hurdles, as D’Iberville’s Christopher Hudnall was the winner in 42.29.

Raheem Roberts ninth for the 100-hurdles (20.91). Hudnall won in 15.60.

Lewis (1:00) and Spikes (1:02) were 12th and 13th in the 400, as Trotter won with a time of 50.92.

Terry Owens ran sixth in the 3,200 (12:00), ninth for the 1,600 (5:35) and 10th in the 800 (2:33). Meridian’s Corredius Naylor won the 3,200 (10:56), 1,600 (4:57) and 800 (2:12).

Bogalusa tied Vancleave for fifth in the team competition with 74 points, as six squads were in it for team honors.

Meridian won in lopsided fashion with 203 points.

West Harrison was runner-up with 110 points, followed by Harrison Central (106) and D’Iberville (78).