The Woodlands' Patrick Piperi gains long-awaited gold in shot put

AUSTIN, Texas -- A year after finishing second in the shot put at UIL state track, The Woodlands' star Patrick Piperi earned the title he longed to achieve. The soon-to-be high school graduate reached that goal by finishing first in 2019's event with a throw of 64 feet, six inches.

"Feels good," said Piperi. "I was really hoping to get one win, and it's a good way to go out."

Get more on Piperi's plans after the state meet over at VYPE Houston.

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