Barrows Stands Alone
This week’s top athlete is Magnolia junior shot and discus strong-man Jakob Barrows.
Jakob has been Mr. Consistency week-in and week-out and winning either the shot and discus time-after time, but falling a little short each week.
However, this past week, Jakob won the discus and shot-put May 9, at St Marys High School in heavy rain. His shot attempt was 48-0.50 as his grip on the shot wasn’t great, but beat his Paden City strong-man E. J. Weber by more two inches.
In the discus, again the footing wasn’t great as well as his grip on the discus. Again under very-bad weather conditions, he tossed the discus 135-11 to claim the top throw in the Region I finals.