Dominance for FHS boys at HVA Invitational; 4 Lady Hawks No. 1 plus Rudolph, Miller, Helton

HARDIN VALLEY — Farragut boys track and field team earned seven first-place finishes among a 41-team field during annual Hardin Valley Academy Invitational Friday and Saturday, March 24-25.

Meanwhile, the HVA Lady Hawks collected the most first-place showings among local girls teams with four.

Boys first-place finishes locally

Open boys 200-meter dash: Chris Valentin, FHS junior, 22.69; 800 run, Michael Mendonca, Farragut senior, 1:59.67; 1600 run, Matteo Tonnos, FHS junior, 4:28.35; open boys 1600 run, Evan Beeler, Farragut sophomore, 4:31.28; 4 X 800 relay, FHS, 8:17.28; boys distance medley relay, Farragut, 10:47.76; discus, Tyson Jackson, FHS senior, 160-feet-11.00.

Girls first-place finishes locally

Shot put, Gracie Waite, HVA junior, 41-06.75; 4 X 800 relay, Hardin Valley, 10:12.79; 1600 run, Maddie Archdale, HVA junior, 5:13.71; open girls 1600 run, Lauren Johnson, Hardin Valley sophomore, 5:39.28.

Girls 1000 sprint medley relay, Bearden, 2:29.76; 100 dash, Laila Rudolph, BHS senior, 12.23;

Triple jump, Emma Miller, Farragut senior, 35-02.25; pole vault, Liliane Helton, Concord Christian School sophomore, 10-00.00.