HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Josh Poe finishes sixth in state in shot put

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LEXINGTON - The Magoffin County High School track and field program was well-represented in the Class 1A State Track Meet at the University of Kentucky on Saturday. Josh Poe, the lone competitor from Magoffin County, finished sixth in the shot put event. Poe, who is also a standout for the Magoffin County football team, delivered a throw of 45-06. He finished behind Paintsville's Cody Charles, Frankfort's Jalen Acree, Lloyd Memorial's Michael Slusher and Green County's Seth Houchens and Andrew Hedgespeth. The winning throw from Hedgespeth measured 47-11.75.  

St. Henry (Girls) and Fort Knox (Boys) captured team titles. 

The complete results from the state shot put event follow.

Shot Put: 1, 877 Andrew Hedgespeth, Green County, 47-11.75. 2, 878 Seth Houchens, Green 

County, 47-09.25. 3, 940 Michael Slusher, Lloyd Memorial, 46-04.25. 4, 854 Jalen Acree, Frankfort, 46-03. 5, 1074 Cody Charles, Paintsville, 45-09. 6, 972 Josh Poe, Magoffin County, 45-06. 7, 1073 Daymion Belcher, Paintsville, 45-05. 8, 1134 Kevin Cawley, St. Henry District, 45-05. 9, 925 Neil Rose, Lexington Christian, 45-05. 10, 1027 Dominick Joseph, Newport, 43-11.25. 11, 1143 Connor Kunstek, St. Henry District, 43-08. 12, 1011 Dante Darcus, Murray, 43-03. 13, 936 Ryan Goeke, Lloyd Memorial, 42-07. 14, 974 Kel Carmen, Mayfield, 41-10. 15, 804 Chance Poole, Cumberland County, 41-05.75. 16, 1085 Cody Baker, Paris, 41-05. 17, 774 John Kolb, Brown, 40-01. 18, 745 Chase Britt, Bishop Brossart, 39-10.50. 19, 1110 Ryan Dunahue, Sayre, 39-05. 20, 1131 Ensley Peters, Somerset, 39-04.50. 21, 1106 Alec Risner, Raceland, 38-09.75. 22, 1214 Zachary Culver, Williamsburg, 37-05.75. 23, 800 Elijah Holley, Cumberland County, 36-10. --, 776 Nick Beckerson, Burgin, FOUL.