May 21—PRINCETON — Princeton High School hosted the boys track and field sectional on Thursday with several area athletes advancing to the Central Regional next week.
The Washington boys track team finished fifth overall. Washington's Ivenson Dumervil had a particularly good night, winning the long jump, the 400 and was second in the 200. Keegan McDannald finished third in the 100m dash, while Louk Gray will also move on with a third place finish in discus. Gray also added an eighth in shot put.
Washington's 400 relay team of McDannald, Layton Terry, Davison St. Victor, and Dameon Colvin will also advance with a third place finish. Layton Terry and Ethan Christen fished 10th and 11th in the 300 hurdles while Christen was 12th in the 110 hurdles. WHS was seventh in the 4x400 and fourth in the 4x800.
Princeton (115) captured the team win with Gibson Southern (109) in second, followed by South Knox and Vincennes. Washington tallied 54 points. North Daviess was ninth (25) and B-R (17) was 10th. WC (1 point) finished in 13th.
Barr-Reeve's Kaden Buse advanced to regional in the 400m with a third, and was fifth in the 200. B-R was 11th in the 4x100, fifth in the 4x400 and sixth in the 4x800. Dalton Knepp was 10th in the 400.
For the Cougars, Austin Webster was second in the 300m hurdles and will advance, while Hunter Fine was 12th in the same event. Webster was eighth in the 110m hurdles. Zo Jeffers was sixth in the 100m dash from North Daviess, while Alex Steffey was seventh in both shot and discus. Justin Smith and Javier Malera were 13th and 14th in the 800 and Aiden Cain and Carter Jessie were 16th and 17th in the 400, while Cain was eighth in the long jump. ND's 4x100 team will advance with a fourth place finish, while the 4x400 team was sixth and the 4x800 team was ninth.
Washington Catholic also participated, with Sean Babrick finishing 18th and Brady Hunter 20th in the 400, while Bryant Bronson was 10th in the 800 and Sly Maang was 17th. The WC 4x100 team was eighth earning a point, while the 4x400 team was 10th.
Those advancing will go to Evansville Central on Thursday.