Belle Vernon had two champions at the Big South Invitational last Wednesday.
For the girls, Gianna Gaul won the discus with a throw of 120-5, which was almost five feet farther than the second-place finisher, Deilona DeVaughn of West Mifflin. The Leopards’ Kaitlyn Slagus finished third.
Gaul also finished sixth in the javelin and eighth in the shot put.
Marcel McCaskill, a junior won the 400 meters by a little more than a second over Chartiers Valley’s Sean Paraenti and Jake Collins.