June 3, 2010
Phousongphouang earns state berth
Duluth Denfeld senior Billy Phousongphouang booked
a ticket to the Minnesota Class AA state track and field meet by
winning the triple jump at the Section 7AA meet Wednesday at Chisago
Lakes High School.
Phousongphouang leaped 42 feet, 9 inches to win
by more than a foot over North Branch’s Joe Klun.
Junior C.J. Ham of Denfeld placed second in the
shot put with a throw of 51-3½, finishing behind winner Thomas
Anderson of Andover (55-8¼).
Hibbing junior Hailey Smith won first in the high
jump at 5-2, edging Andover Jenna McNallan on a tiebreaker.
Finals continue Saturday at Chisago Lakes.