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The Star’s high school athletes of the week for May 30

Parker Allen
Parker Allen

Lexi Hart

SCHOOL: Truman

YEAR: Sophomore

SPORT: Track and field

Hart won the triple jump and the long jump at the Missouri Class 4, Sectional 4 meet Saturday. Her triple jump of 39 feet, 3 inches would have been good enough to win the state title last May. She will compete in both events at the state meet Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City.

| Sam McDowell, smcdowell@kcstar.com

Parker Allen

SCHOOL: Heritage Christian Academy

YEAR: Freshman


Allen shot a 79 to win his Kansas Class 2A regional in Pleasanton on Monday and lead Heritage Christian Academy to a third-place finish, which earned the Chargers a state tournament bid in the program’s first year. He won four tournaments in the regular season and was the Crossroads Conference champion.

| Kathleen Gier, kgier@kcstar.com

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