The Vandalia High School boys track and field team traveled east on Tuesday to complete in the Pirate Invitational at Cumberland. Of the 11 teams competing, Vandalia placed seventh, with 44 points.
Vandalia had one first-place finish. Will Cowger took top honors in the shot put with a heave of 48 feet, 3 inches. The throw was a personal and school best for this season.
Quenten Austin placed second in the 300-meter hurdles. He recorded a time of 42.74 seconds, a season-best for him.