6 First Place Finishes
Dustin Martin had a huge day for the Minutemen with three first place finishes and a runner up finish at Bridgeport High School April 8. Martin's three first place finishes included 200 meter dash with a time of 22.80, 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.10, 300 meter hurdles with a time of 40.10 and a runner up finish in the high jump.
At the April 11 Larry Conway Invitational at home, Senior Dustin Martin gained three more first place finishes and a runner up. Marin recorded first place finishes in the 110 meter hurdles 39" with a meet record time of 15.29, 300 meter hurdles 36" with another meet record time of 40.87 and meet record in the high jump with a leap of 8.00. Martin also had a runner up finish in the 200 meter dash.
At Bridgeport High School on April 8. The Maids game recorded a 7th place finish with 17 points scored. Bridgeport High School won the girls meet with 148.50 points.
In the April 8 game, the Minutemen finished in second place with 98 points and Bridgeport High School won with 166.50 points. Top finishers for the Maids were Emilee Spangler 3rd place 400 meter dash, Tori White, Madeline Paugh, Lorrin Burnside and Josie Kemper 4th place 4 x 200 meter relay. Emilee Spangler, Amna Sweilam, Janine Posey and Katelyn Robinson 6th place 4 x 400 meter relay, Cayla Roles, Jessica Hefner, Kendra Riffle and Lorrin Burnside 6th place 4 x 102.5 meter shuttle hurdles, Tori White 4th place long jump and Micah Ford 6th place shot put.
Other top Minutemen finishes at Bridgeport included Damien White 2nd place 100 meter dash, Malik Conway 2nd place 100 meter dash, Michael Pinkney 5th place 100 meter dash, Kyle Davis 6th place 400 meter dash, Alex Cayton 4th place 110 meter hurdles, Adam Clem, Damien White, Michael Pinkney and Malik Conway 4th place 4 x 200 meter relay, Alex Cayton, Adam Clem, Austin Lee and Sam Ellis 6th place 4 x 110 meter shuttle hurdles, Lucas Arrington 2nd place pole vault, Jeremy Meyers 3rd place pole vault, Damien White 5th place long jump, Brandon Robinson 6h place long jump, Brandon Robinson 2nd place shot put, Tyler Gump 3rd place shot put, Brandon Robinson 4th place discus throw, and Keenan Conrad 6th place discus throw.
On April 11, other top Minutemen finishers at the Larry Conway Invitational were Brandon Robinson 3d place shot put, Brandon Robinson 2nd place discus throw, and Tyler Gump 5th place discus throw. The tack teams will have meets this week on April 15 at Buckhannon and Saturday, April 19 at the Harry Green Invitational.
A total of 16 teams participated at the meet held at the Lewis County Athletic Complex.
The Maids finished in 13th place with 5 points scored. Bridgeport High School won the girls meet with 96 points.
The Minutemen gained a fifth place finish with 54 points at the Invitational. Martinsburg High School took top honors for the boys meet with 110 points.
Top Invitational finishes for the Maids included Lorrin Burnside, Emilee Spangler, Amna Sweilam and Josie Kemper 4th place 4 x 400 meter relay and Cayla Roles, Lorrin Burnside, Jessica Hefner and Kendra Riffle 6th place 4 x 102.5 meter shuttle hurdles.
Takes 1st Place
A.J. Freda, 26, of Weston, won first place in the Intense Strongman 2014 competition at CrossFit Intense in Fairmont on April 12. Freda competed in the men's heavyweight division and participated in the log clean and press, deadlift, keg carry & farmer's medley, truck pull and atlas-stone lift. Upon winning the contest, Freda qualified to compete in the North American Strongman national contest in Reno, Nevada scheduled for October 2014. Freda trains at Iron Valley Gym, a private facility located in Weston.