Local football players recently participated in the 2011 Preps Pro Combine in Indianapolis. More than 250 athletes participated, with Putnam County being well represented.
North Putnam's Hank Spencer was tied for second in the 185-pound bench press with 27 reps.
In the 40-yard dash, North Putnam's Tyler Shorter and Cloverdale's Donavan Scisney showed some speedy times. Scisney was second in handheld timed 40-dash with a time of 4.57 and Shorter was eighth with a time of 4.62. In the electronically timed 40-yards, Scisney was fourth with a time of 4.65 and Shorter was seventh in 4.75.
In the three cone drill, Shorter and South Putnam's Brandon Smith tied for fifth place overall with a time of 6.83. North Putnam's Jake Smerage was 10th in the short shuttle drill with a time of 4.31.