Both the Princeton Community High School and Gibson Southern High School boys track teams traveled to Evansville Central High School on Saturday to compete in the regional track meet.

After the dust was settled, Princeton Community High School athletes Justin Niederhaus, Javon Wilkerson and Stephan Wilkerson all advanced to the IHSAA State Finals in Bloomington next weekend.

Stephan Wilkerson won the regional championship in the high jump with a leap of six feet, six inches.

Javon Wilkerson, grabbed a third place victory in the long jump with a jump of 21 feet, 7.5 inches.

Justin Niederhaus grabbed a second place finish in the 1600, finish the race in 4:18.81, just behind first place’s time of 4:14.79.

Javon Wilkerson finished in 10th place in the 400-meter dahs with a time of 51.94 while Titan John Loehr finished in 15th with a time of 52.85.

In the 800, Tiger Kyler Havill finished in eighth place with a time of 2:01.76.

Tiger Desi Walker finished in 13th place in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 43.88 seconds.

The Tigers 4x100 relay team finished in 12 in 49.31 seconds and fifth in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:33.38. The Titans took 11th in the 4x400 with a final time of 3:36.69.


Titan Trey Riggs grabbed a seventh place finish in the high jump, leaping six feet even.

Tiger Zach Dove took fifth place in the shot put with a throw of 46 feet, six inches while Titan Zach Nurrenbern finished in seventh, throwing 45 feet, 10 inches. Titan Caleb Carpenter finished in 15th, throwing 41 feet, five inches.

In the discus, Dove threw 140 feet, eight inches, good enough for seventh place.

The boys will compete in the Friday, June 2, state finals that start at 2 p.m. CDT at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University in Bloomington.

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