Jackson finishes 20th in state in shot put
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Rochester junior Kennedy Jackson finished 20th out of 27 competitors at the IHSAA girls track state finals in the shot put with a heave of 37-1 1/4 at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex in Bloomington Friday.
Jackson’s best throw was the second of three throws that she made. Her first throw went 33-5. Her third throw went 36-10 ½.
Jackson was not in the top 10 after her first flight of throws and was eliminated.
Jackson was the Three Rivers Conference champion with a throw of 36-1. She placed second at both the Bremen sectional (37-7 ½) and the Kokomo regional (39-0 ½).
Bloomington North sophomore won the state title with a throw of 46-4 ¼. Lucas also won the state discus title (147-4).