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Four top 3 finishes for Jacksonville at Central State Eight Meet

Four top 3 finishes for Jacksonville at Central State Eight Meet

Jacksonville’s Griffin Martin won the discus at the Central State Eight track and field meet in Springfield Southeast on Thursday.

Martin threw the discus 149 feet, 2 inches, beating thrower No. 2 by nearly 10 full feet.

Jacksonville’s Ryan McCombs finished second in the shot put with a throw of 47 feet, 9 inches. Decatur MacArthur’s King Smith won the event with a personal best score of 51-3.

Jacob Kollman of Jacksonville finished second in the long jump with a personal best jump of 20 feet, 7.5 inches. Kollman placed third in the triple jump with a mark of 42 feet, 0.25 inches.

Jacksonville finished sixth in the team standings with 50 points. Chatham Glenwood won the competition with a score of 164.