Louisiana’s Blackwell, Clopton’s Robbins all-state in track
Two eastern Pike County athletes earned all-state honors at the Missouri state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday, May 17-18 in Jefferson City.
Clopton High junior Ryan Robbins came in third in the boys Class 1 discus event with a heave of 40 feet, 7 inches.
Louisiana High junior Batrice Blackwell came in eighth in the girls Class 2 triple jump with a leap of 33 feet, 3 inches.
Individuals who came in eighth or better at the meet won a medal and were named to the all-state squad.
For the full story, see the May 22 print edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.