J-D boys track fights off ESM at league meet

In field events, J-D's Ryan Peters, with a throw of 43 feet 8 3/4 inches, beat ESM's Camrin Romar (41 feet 4 1/4 inches) in the shot put, but the Spartans' Jason Purdey paid back when he won the discus with a heave of 117 feet 11 inches as Peters (113 feet 4 inches) slid into fourth place.

Driscoll, Hohreiter, Isaac Tupper and Austin Davis got the Rams to second in the 4x800 relay (8:38.32), while ESM (8:58.38) got fifth place. Driscoll took third and Davis fourth in the mile, where ESM's Mike Coogan proved too strong,

In the pentathlon, ESM's Mike Nicholson earned 2,405 points for second place, while J-D's Nate Sturgeon (2,322 points) was third. Jeff McDuffie cleared 5 feet 6 inches for third place in the high jump.

Meyer, third in the 200-meter dash in 23.84 seconds, also was fourth in the triple jump by going 36 feet 7 3/4 inches. J-D's Curtis Walker was second in the long jump (19 feet 11 3/4 inches), just ahead of McDuffie (19 feet 11 inches) in third. Walker would go 19 feet 11 inches in the long jump and take third place at Saturday's Cicero-North Syracuse Invitational.

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