Mitchels place in top five at HSR meet
Twin sisters Hannah and Leah Mitchel were nearly identical with their best throws in the shot put Saturday during the Hoosier State Relays Class 1A-3A indoor state track and field championships at Indiana Wesleyan and wound up standing together on the awards podium.
Hannah Mitchel was third overall for South Adams with a best put of 37 feet, 5.25 inches. Leah Mitchel was fifth at 37 feet, 1.75 inches, and just an inch behind the fourth place throw.
The two combined to score ten points for the Starfires, tying South Adams for 18th place in the team standings with Wheeler, Linton-Stockton and Canterbury. Bellmont won the girls 1A-3A indoor state title with 65 points.
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