ALBION — Some may say the third time is a charm, but for Churubusco’s boys track team, the fourth time’s a charm, as the Eagles won the Central Noble Invitational for the fourth year in a row.
’Busco had 34 more points than its closest opponent, Westview, with 150 points.
Not far behind Westview (116.5) was West Noble (110.5). Garrett (74.5) in fourth, Central Noble (59.5) placed fifth and Prairie Heights (51) came in sixth.
Alex Zolman was the top individual of the invitational, scoring 31 points. He won the 400-meter dash and long jump, placed fourth in the 200 dash and got third in the 100-meter hurdles.
Josh LeFever placed second in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles.
Churubusco’s Heath Wiggins and Zolman came in second and third, respectively, behind Garrett’s Todd Frickey, former Indian Springs Middle School track stand-out and state finalist in 2011, in the 100-meter dash.
Zolman edged out Frickey (second) in the 400-meter dash, taking first with a time of 51.1 seconds. Aaron Zolman wasn’t far behind with a fourth-place finish.
In the 200-meter dash, Frickey again edged out Wiggins, by .2 seconds to take first. Alex Zolman took fourth in the event.
The Eagles’ 400-meter relay team of Wiggins, Cody Conwell, Jason Nicodemus and Lukas McParlan got first.
Austin McClure won the shot put and took second place in the discus.
Joel Fehring got fourth in the 800-meter run.