Barnett wins hammer throw at Falcon Classic
Friday, March 22, 2019
Barnett wins hammer throw at Falcon Classic
Kalea Barnett won the hammer throw and placed fourth in the discus Friday at the Falcon Classic. (Credit Michael Wade)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kalea Barnett won the hammer throw and placed fourth in the discus while Josiah Scott and Caleb Staten finished 2-3 in the hammer and Camryn Jacobs was fourth in the long jump for Cumberland at the Falcon Classic on Friday in Montevallo, Ala.

Barnett won the hammer with a toss of 145-feet, 2-inches among 13 competitors. The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native was fourth in the discus with a mark of 109-9.

Mahogany Huddleston also placed in the hammer with a mark of 128-5.

Scott and Staten paced the men in the hammer with marks of 138-4 and 132-9, respectively, for second and third place. Scott finished fifth in the discus (116-10) and Staten was eighth (108-9).

Jacobs cleared 21-feet, 6-inches for fourth place in the long jump as well.

In the only running event contested Friday, Cornelius Kipchumba finished fifth in the 10,000-meters in a time of 33:12.44.

The remaining field events and all of the running events except for the 10,000 take place Saturday beginning at 8 a.m.