Minden alum Villars wins NAIA national championship in men’s discus

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Published: May. 26, 2022 at 9:31 PM CDT
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GULF SHORES, Ala. (KSNB) - The NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships are taking place through Friday. Minden alum Justin Villars is a national champion in men’s discus.

The former Whippet and Hastings College senior had a best throw of 51.98-meters, or 170′6″, to take home the title. The next closest attempt was Columbia International freshman Deandre Leith, who threw 51.01-meters.

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