Johnson, Cordell shine at state indoor meet

Bellefontaine’s Brenda Johnson and West Liberty-Salem’s Taylor Cordell both placed at the state indoor track and field meet Saturday at Akron University.

Johnson placed third in the girls shot put competition with a throw of 40-21⁄2. She placed sixth at the Division I girls outdoor state meet last spring.

Cordell grabbed a ninth-place finish in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.55.