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FAYETTE — Central Methodist freshman Jasmine Evers claimed the women's discus title during the Heart of America Athletic Conference track and field championships, which were hosted by the Eagles last Friday and Saturday.

Evers (Eugene High School) posted a winning throw of 133 feet, 8 inches, a personal best in the event. Her previous record was 132-0.

Evers won the Class 2 girls discus state championship last May with a throw of 125-2, her personal best in high school.

Benedictine senior Veronica Wiebold (Blair Oaks High School) finished ninth in the women's discus with a throw of 111-7. She also took 17th place in the hammer throw with a toss of 118-3.

Benedictine senior Scott Brannan (School of the Osage High School) took second place in the men's shot put with a throw of 48-10. He also placed 11th in the hammer throw (132-10) and 12th in the discus (126-9).

Central Methodist junior Elliot Knernschield (Helias High School) came in third place in the men's 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:35.45. He also finished fourth in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:07.17.

Central Methodist junior Joe Bruemmer (Helias High School) took fourth in the men's 5,000-meter race walk in 25:22.99, while junior teammate Ryan Bennett (Eldon High School) was sixth in 28:59.09.

Bruemmer also finished 14th in the 10,000 with a time of 36:23.29.

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