Several Valley products helped the YSU men’s athletics team to another conference championship
by: Josh Frketic
Posted: May 9, 2021 / 5:59 pm EDT
Updated: May 9, 2021 / 6:01 p.m. EDT
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State men’s outdoor track and field team competed in the Horizon League championship for the second consecutive year on Sunday.
Check out the video above to see the penguins’ highlights and reactions.
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The men took 234 points, placing them second in Milwaukee, who finished with 196.33.
Valley Standouts had a great weekend for the penguins in the finals.
Girard grad Collin Harden took another title and won the 400m hurdles late on Saturday evening with a time of 53.35.
It is the second year in a row that Harden has won the event.
A pair of local YSU newbies dominated the shot put event when Crestview’s Dominic Perry won the event, followed by McDonald’s grad Zach Gray.
Perry took a throw of 16.77 meters, beating Grey’s 16.18 meters.
East Grad and Youngstown State newcomer Tobias Harris won his 200m run with a time of 21.85 and was fourth overall.
It is the fifth outdoor track and field title for the penguins.