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By Pierre Bibbs

Mustangs perform at State B in Laurel


Mustang Junior Cash Salsbery set a best of 49-0.25 in shot put on this throw at the State B, which earned him third place. Photo by Pierre Bibbs.

The Malta Mustangs Track Team was represented by five competitors at the 2021 State Track Meet in Laurel last weekend.

Malta was led by junior Cash Salsbery, who was the lone Mustang to earn points, by taking third in the shot put competition.

He hit a mark of 49-0.25 in the first throw of preliminaries, a new best.

"I feel great but yesterday I had a rough day at discus," Salsbery said.

The mark came after Salsbery was unable to place a solid mark in the prelims of discus one day prior. He hit a mark of 110-03 that day after a storm put the meet on hold on Friday afternoon.

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