CHANUTE — Parsons High School and Labette County competed in the Thad Clements Invitational Friday at Chanute.
The Labette County boys took second and Parsons finished 11th, tied with Fredonia. The Parsons girls took 10th and Labette County took 12th.
Parsons only had one medalist Friday, senior Kaylee Krull. She placed fourth in the 1600 meters in 5:35.86. Jenny O’Bryan of St. Paul finished third ahead of her in 5:28.12.
In the 3200, Krull finished fourth in 12:03.58. O’Bryan finished second in 11:30.44.
The Vikings had several medalists in track and field events.
Isaac McPherson finished second in the 100 meters in 10.80, losing by a fraction of a second. Ethan Paul-Davis of Pittsburg won in 10.78. Dannerick Yates of Parsons finished fifth in 11.26.
Isiah Taylor of Parsons won the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches.
Jacob Almond of Parsons earned a sixth-place finish in the discus with a toss of 109 feet 11 inches.
Parsons’ 4x100 relay team finished fifth with a time of 44.98. Pittsburg won in 43.07.
The Labette County boys track and field team took second place in the 11-team Thad Clements Invitational Friday at Chanute.
Chandler Carson won the 110-meter high hurdles in 14.8 seconds, and teammate Garett Britton won the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in 40.1 seconds and placed third in the 110 high hurdles.
George Langston ran 10:38 in the 3200-meter run to take first place and 4:57 in the 1600 run to place second. Lane Britton was second in the long jump with his personal best performance of 19’ 5 3/4”.
The 4x400 relay team (Jalen Holder, Carson, Mitchell Kelly and Britton) ran a season best time of 3:32.8 to take second. All four members of the relay team ran personal best times to improve their overall time by 3 seconds over their previous best performance.
The 4x100 relay team (Dominic Johnson, Holder, Britton and Carson) was third in 44.5.
Labette County had fourth-place finishes in the 4x800 relay (Jared Hawks, Alex Smith, Matthew Webster and Dylan Royer), Bryce Thomas in the pole vault and Josh Wilson in the shot put. Mitchell Kelly was fourth in the 300 intermediate hurdles with a personal best performance of 43.4. Ty Gatton was fifth in the javelin Royer was fifth in the 800, and Johnson was sixth in the long jump to round out the scoring.
The team will compete in the Southeast Kansas League meet Thursday in Pittsburg and the regional meet on May 23 at Louisburg.