This past Saturday, the Jennings County High School athletic department held the Tripton Park Festival at North Vernon’s newest park. While there were many competitions throughout the day, many participants participated in the 5k run/walk and the singles and doubles disc golf tournament. The day ended with a concert by Poor Man’s Version.
Winning the 5k were Lane Elsner in the male division and Halle Franks in the female division. Both are members of the JCHS cross country and track and field teams. Winning the 5k Walk in the male division was Robert Galyen and in the female division was Laurie Shepherd. The winner of the K-8 Mile Run was Alana Watts.
In the disc golf tournament, Leonard “Boogie” Collett was the winner of the singles tournament, and the team of Braxton Eberts and Tyler Sisson took home the doubles championship.