Red Devils' Parrish wins long jump

Red Devils' Parrish wins long jump


Red Devils' Parrish wins long jump



Richmond’s Ben Parrish won the long jump Saturday during the Hoosier State Relay indoor qualifier meet at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Parrish soared 21 feet, 3/4 inch for the victory.

Athletes at six sites Saturday and six sites March 9 attempt to qualify for the March 16 indoor state meet at Indiana Wesleyan. The top 24 qualifying performances in each event qualify.

Richmond also finished sixth in the 4×200-meter relay and ninth in the 4×800 relay in the boys meet. Jalen Sleet, Daniel Eckweiler, James Mitchell and Parrish timed 1:39.2 in the 4×200, while Sleet, Sampson Allen, Timothy Stroud and Pedro Feliciano timed 9:12 in the 4×800.

Richmond’s girls placed seventh in the 4×200 relay, with Brooklyn Taylor, Tahsaih Ferguson, Chloe Conley and Lanayea Hogg clocking 1:54.6.

Ferguson also finished eighth in the 55-meter dash in 7.71 seconds.

Richmond hosts Mt. Vernon in an indoor meet Thursday at Tiernan Center before returning to next week’s HSR qualifier at Indiana Wesleyan.


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