Triple the fun

A trio of local athletes — Marmaton Valley's Janae Granere and Piper Barney, and Humboldt's Levi Meiwes — all earned state track medals Friday. All came in the triple jump.



May 27, 2022 - 10:02 PM

Marmaton Valley's Janae Granere competes in the Class 1A triple jump at the state track meet in Wichita Friday. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

WICHITA — Three was the magic number at the state track meet Friday, as a trio of local athletes brought home medals — all in the triple jump.

Marmaton Valley High’s Janae Granere and Piper Barney earned fourth- and seventh-place medals, respectively, in the Class 1A girls triple jump, while Humboldt’s Levi McGowen took home sixth in the 3A boys triple jump.

Granere garnered a distance of 35 feet, .25 inches, while Barney leapt 33’10.75”.

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