Emporia, Kan. -- Missouri Southern freshman Jayce Thomas is in seventh place after day one of the 2012 MIAA Decathlon at the MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Emporia, Kan.
Thomas won the high jump and placed second in the long jump. He placed eighth in the 100m, ninth in the shot put and 10th in the 400m.
Thomas has 3272 points after day one and is 558 points behind first place Darius Walker of Central Missouri.
Thomas will finish off day two of the Decathlon tomorrow.