Bowling Green’s Hodges wins the shot put in meet at Silliman

Published 12:37 pm Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Bowling Green School’s Aiden Hodges was victorious in an event at the Silliman Warmup Meet 2022 that was held on Thursday.

Hodges captured the shot put with a distance of 41 feet, 7 inches.

Teammate Chandler Butts was seventh at 26-6.

Hodges and Butts also competed in the discus with the two coming in fourth and seventh with throws of 109-7 and 68-9. Silliman Institute’s Cole Caime won the event at 121-2.

Bowling Green had three third-place finishes, as Damion Sellars was third in the 1,600, Matthew Hicks was third in the 110 hurdles and the Buccaneers 4×100 relay team ran third.

Sellers finished  the 1,600 meters in 7 minutes, 29 seconds. Silliman Institute’s Nate Williams topped the event in 5:23.

Hicks ran the 110 hurdles in 19.59 seconds. Silliman Institute’s Matthew Lejune won in 18.28.

The 4×100 relay team of Kyron Cowart, Morgan Verret, Josiah Miller and Deviun Bickham completed the race in 47.79. Centreville won in 45.97.

Trent Villavaso and Miller were fourth and fifth in the 100 with a times of 11.98 and 12.32. Centreville Academy’s Tucker Lobrando won in 11.21.

Verret and Bickham ran the 200, taking fifth and sixth with times of 26.54 and 26.55. Lobrando won in 23.01.

The meet also featured junior varsity competition.

John Parker Brumfield was the winner of the discus with a throw of 91-5.

Brumfield was also fourth in the shot put at 35-4.5 with Centreville Academy’s John Smelly winning at 40-6.

Trey Champagne was fourth in the 200 at 27.15, as Silliman Institute’s Cole Wilkinson won in 25.88.

Champagne was sixth in the 100 with a time of 13.28, as Smelly won in 12.47.

Bowling Green School’s next meet will be on Thursday at Centreville Academy.