2017 Little East Conference Champions

Johnson Places 10th at Holy Cross Decathlon

Huskies will compete at Maine State Championship this week in Waterville, Maine
Huskies will compete at Maine State Championship this week in Waterville, Maine
WORCESTER, Mass.  –  Junior Jason Johnson  (Mapleton, Maine/Presque Isle) finished 10th at 2012 Holy Cross Decathlon Thursday in Worcester, Mass.  Hosted by the College of the Holy Cross, the event featured student-athletes from Division I, II and III institutions.

         Johnson tallied 5107 points to finish 10th out of 15 athletes.  Highlighting his 10th place finish in the 10-event competition was his 34.98 meter toss in the discus.  Johnson's 34.98 meter throw in the discus was the best of the field.  Johnson also had a second place throw in the shot put with a distance of 11.15 meters.  His distance in the shot put was bested only by a toss of 13.30 meters of Stefano Combi of Northeastern University.  Combi won the decathlon with a total of 6141 points. 

         Southern Maine will compete Maine State Championship hosted by Colby College in Waterville, Maine on Saturday (1:00 p.m.). 

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