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Shouse takes 3rd in high jump at HVA

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By Robby O'Daniel

Campbell County High School senior Christian Shouse took third place out of 31 boys in the high jump at the Hardin Valley Invitational last Saturday at Hardin Valley Academy.

Shouse topped out at 6 feet, 4 inches in the high jump. Halls’ Ethan Campbell finished in first place with 6 feet, 6 inches, according to results at Milesplit.com.

Like Shouse, Farragut’s Shaquille Howell also finished with 6 feet, 4 inches, but he converted on his first attempt at that height, good for second place, while Shouse converted on his second attempt, per Milesplit.

Jefferson County’s Isaac Sawyer finished in fourth place, also topping out at 6 feet, 4 inches, but it would take Sawyer three tries each to convert at 6 feet, 6-2 and 6-4, according to Milesplit. West’s Shea DeGraaf rounded out the top five.

Shouse also took ninth place out of 28 boys in the 110-meter hurdles at Hardin Valley, per Milesplit.

His were the highest finishes among participating Campbell County athletes that day.

Campbell County freshman Desmond Gilbert was 14th out of 38 boys in the shot put, per Milesplit, while Emily Mitchell took 39th out of 54 girls in the 100-meter dash, 28th out of 45 girls in the 200-meter dash and 32nd out of 41 girls in the long jump.

Campbell County’s Journey Williams was 18th out of 30 girls in the 100-meter hurdles, per results, while Erica Brock was 24th out of 40 girls in the shot put and 26th out of 42 girls in the discus. Shelby Bargy took 35th out of 42.

Campbell County’s Drake Pyle took 25th in the boys 110-meter hurdles, and Pyle was also 22nd out of 41 boys in the long jump and 48th out of 54 boys in the 200-meter dash, according to results. Anthony Lawson was 45th out of 56 boys in the 100-meter dash and 26th out of 41 boys in the long jump. Eli Fields took 55th in the 100-meter dash.

Next Campbell County High School has its second home track meet of the season on Thursday (today).