Cochran leads D-10 at Nike track meet

Published by Chris Nickinson
Jun 20th 2009, 11:27am | 1697 views

Cochran leads D-10 at Nike track meet

From staff reports

Published: June 20. 2009 2:00AM

GREENSBORO, N.C. –– McDowell triple jumper Patrick Cochran had the best finish among District 10 entries at Friday's 19th annual Nike Outdoor Nationals.

The three-day track and field meet had its first full day of action at North Carolina A&T University's Aggie Stadium.

Cochran, an underclassman who qualified in the triple jump for last month's PIAA meet, placed 11th overall in the boys competition at 47 feet, ¼ inch. The winner was Ricardo Jaquite (49-10) of Roxbury, Mass.

Cathedral Prep underclassman John Trucilla was one of three district entries in the boys javelin. Trucilla placed 17th with a top throw of 171-5.

Greenville graduate Josiah Rupert finished 20th (169-0) and Hickory's Matt Durisko was 31st (148-7). Devin Bogert of Tomball, Texas, was the champ at 208-3.

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