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‘Busco throwers do well with state’s best

April 22, 2013

Churubusco’s throwers, Gunner Barnhart, Katie Monk and Austin McClure, competed at the Throwers Showcase at Warren Central High School. Photo contributed

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Churubusco athletes were invited to Warren Central High School to compete with the best the state had to offer, and came away successful.

The Throwers Showcase was held at Warren Central High School, an event featuring the top 20 track athletes, male and female, in the shot put and discus.

Churubusco’s Austin McClure grabbed a Top-5 placing in both events.
He was fourth in the discus and third in the shot put.

His teammate, Gunner Barnhart, was seventh in the shot put.

For the girls, ‘Busco’s Katie Monk was fourth in discus.

McClure’s discus toss was 152-0. Barnhart’s was 138-04. The winning throw was 188-01.

For the shot, McClure threw 53-09.5. The top throw measured 55-02.
Monk’s discus performance came in at 118-06.

The winning throw was 141-05.

Eagle Coach Zach Dock said the weather was not ideal but the athletes did a good job.

“It rained hard and the wind was cold, but we still competed well,” he said.

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