Franklinton’s Brown is runner-up in the javelin

Published 12:46 pm Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Franklinton’s Caleb Brown came in second place in the Allie Smith Invitational that took place on Thursday at Covington High School.

Brown threw the javelin 143 feet, 4 inches. Fontainebleau’s Colton Gartman won with a distance of 153-11.

Franklinton and Varnado were the teams from Washington Parish in the meet.

Varnado’s Zamoriyon Washington, Franklinton’s Brown and Franklinton’s 4×200 relay team were fifth.

Washington was fifth in the 200 at 23.44 seconds. Teammate Malik Patterson was 16th in 25.48. Slidell’s John Autry topped the event in 22.97.

Franklinton’s 4×200 relay team ran in a time of 1 minute, 43 seconds. The group featured Ahmod Partman, Timarion Partman, Christiun Martin and Bryan Williams. Fontainebleau won in 1:34.

Brown was fifth in the long jump with a distance of 18-9.5. Varnado’s Devonte Magee, Franklinton’s Partman and Varnado’s Jarvis James were sixth, eighth and 15th with jumps of 18-7, 18-0.25 and 16-0.5. Ponchatoula’s Tyrese Primus won at 20-10.

Magee also took sixth for the triple jump with a distance of 37-5. Primus won with a 41-5.

James along with Franklinton teammates Andrew Crain and Jakobie McCormick were eighth, 18th and 19th in the 800, running a 2:11, 2:37 and 2:45. Salmen’s Tristen Pugmire bested the 800 in 2:01.

Magee, Franklinton’s Freeman and Varnado’s Patterson were ninth, 14th and 15th in the shot put with results of 38-9.25, 37-5 and 36-9.5. Mandeville’s Seth Pagart won at 56-4.5.

McCormick came in 10th in the high jump after clearing 5-4. Slidell’s Jayden Averhart won at 6-4.

Franklinton’s Williams and Varnado’s Patterson ran 11th and 13th for the 100 with times of 12.01 and 12.06. Slidell’s John Autry ran a 11.17 to win.

Crain was 15th in the 1,600. Northshore’s Mason Appleton won in 4:36.

Franklinton’s Wyatt Lambert came in 16th in the discus at 89-5 with Pagert winning with a 138-6.

Varnaod’s McLean Burns was 16th in the javelin and the 400. Burns threw the javelin 73-3 and ran the 400 in 1:09. Fontainebleau’s Seth Marrerro won in 53.06, while teammate Gartman won the javelin with a throw of 153-11.

Fontainebleau won the team competition with 132 points, as 12 teams posted points.

Ponchatoula was second with 80, followed by Northshore’s 77.5, Slidell’s 74 and Salmen rounded out the top five with 72 points. Franklinton was ninth with 12, while Varnado came in 11th with four.