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High school track and field: Plain Dealing’s Newton runner-up in shot put, discus in Class 1A girls state meet

Plain Dealing freshman Brianna Newton finished runner-up in the Class 1A girls discus and shot put in the Ochsner LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet Thursday at LSU’s Bernie Moore Stadium.

Newton’s best throw in the discus of 108 feet, 2 inches came on her fourth attempt. Delhi Charter’s Kimrey Thomas won with a throw of 108-11 on her sixth and final attempt. 

Thomas’ best throw in her previous four attempts was 92-8. Newton went over 100 feet on all six of her throws.

Central Catholic’s Addison Grizzaffi was third with a 107-5.

Newton’s best toss in the shot put was 34-11 on her second attempt. Slaughter Community’s Destiny Clarkson won with a 35-6.5.

The Plain Dealing foursome of Aj’sia Debose, Kianna Newton, A’Qurieal Black and Javaria Gilliam finished seventh in the 4X100 relay in 51.64 and eighth in the 4X200 in 1:42.93. 

Westminster Christian won the 4X100 in 49.80. Louise S. McGehee won the 4X200 in 1:42.93.

Debose finished seventh in the 200 in 27.34 and ninth in the 100 in 13.30. McGehee’s Kali Magana won the 100 in 12.15 and the 200 in 24.59.

Plain Dealing finished 12th in the team competition with 16 points. McGehee won with 71.

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