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The Vandalia boys track and field team won its second straight meet on Thursday, scoring 89 points to defeat Greenville (59) and Pana (34).
Vandalia had 11 first-place finishes, sweeping the relays and the hurdles and taking the top three spots in the shot put.
In the field events, Angel Osorio won the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 2 inches. Will Cowger won the shot put for the third straight time and fourth time this season. His best heave was 47 feet, 8 inches. Marty Johnson took first in the discus for the second time in two meets at 114 feet, 6 inches. He placed second in the shot put at 40 feet, 10 ½ inches.
Quenten Austin, who placed second in the high jump (5 feet, 10 inches), swept the hurdles for Vandalia, running a wind-aided 16.06 seconds in the 110-meter high hurdles and 45.57 in the 300-meter hurdles.
After finishing as high as second this season, Matt Hubbart finally won the 1600-meter run, running the metrie mile in 5:38. He placed second at Litchfield on March 30 with a time of 5:28.6.
Daniel Bell won the 800-meter run, posting a time of 2:20.
Vandalia won all four of the relays. Tim Ritchey, Blake Swofford, Ryan Ambuehl and Osorio won the 4x100 in 48.2; Ritchey, Will Cowger, Codee Street and Swofford won the 4x200 in 1:43.3; Austin, Bell, Osorio and Ambuehl won the 4x400-relay in 4:24.6; and Bell, Wade Cowger, Hubbart and Michael Wells won the 4x800 in 11:34.
Swofford came in second in the long jump at 18 feet, 8 inches. Drew Stewart placed third in the shot put (40 feet, 8 ½ inches) and in the discus (106 feet, 5 ½ inches).
The Vandals meet at Mater Dei on Monday was canceled due to rain.
Vandalia will be on the track again at Greenville on Thursday at 4 p.m. The freshmen and sophomores will compete at the frosh/soph conference meet on Saturday at Litchfield at 9 a.m. On Tuesday, Vandalia will compete in the conference meet at Pana, starting at 4:30 p.m.