Recent Brownstown Central graduate Joseph Barnes placed fourth in the shot put at the Midwest Meet of Champions on Saturday at Ohio Wesleyan University.
The senior all-star meet was contested by top athletes from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.
The Indiana State University commit tossed 58 feet, 8¼ inches, which would have broken his school record at Brownstown Central, which is 57-10.
Of the throwers from Indiana, Barnes was second. Ryder Emberton, the reigning state champ, was the meet champion (63-6¾).
At the recent state meet, Barnes placed third with a throw of 56-3½.