Van Buren competes at 7A West meet.

Van Buren had a trio of athletes take third place at the 7A West Conference meet on April 27 held in Fayetteville at Ramay Junior High.

Caleb Christensen was third in the 100 and nabbed fourth in the long jump. Garrett Standifird seized third in the discus. Also in a throwing event, Sydney Grizzle secured third in the shot put.

The Lady Pointers relay teams were fourth and seventh in the 3,200- and 400-meter events. The Pointers finished in three relays by collecting fifth in the 400 and eighth in both the 1,600 and 3,200.

Dylan Lawrence took seventh in the pole vault.

Chole Auldridge (long jump) and Sydney Woith (discus) earned eighth in their respective events.

The Pointers placed seventh overall with Har-Ber winning the men’s title with 167 points followed by Bentonville (152) and Fayetteville (113).

The Lady Pointers were eighth in the women’s division as Bentonville claimed the top prize with 209 points. Rogers (147) was second and Har-Ber was third (92.5).