|WHS Track Results....|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Thursday, 20 March 2014 20:05|
The Watauga High boys' and girls' track teams competed in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference quad meet Wednesday at Fred T. Foard in Newton, N.C.
The WHS girls had 20 top-five finishers and won five events; the boys had 20 top-five finishers and won three events.
The WHS girls finished second with 59 points. St. Stephens won the meet with 82 points. The WHS boys finished third with 61 points. Hibriten won the meet with 72 points,; Fred T. Foard finished second with 67.
Alison Seramer, who will sign her national letter of intent with Queens University (D-II, Chartotte) on March 31, led the way by winning the girls' 100-meter hurdles in 19 seconds flat. Hailey McDaniel won the girls' 200-meter dash in 30.97; she also finished fifth in the 400 (1:15.90). Addie McLure won the triple jump with an effort of 28-feet, ten inches.
McLure also finished fourth in the long jump (15-6.5). The Pioneers also won the 4x100 (56.70) and 4x200 (2:01.14) relay events.
Sophie Slobada finished second in the girls' 400 (1:09.13), Grace Plyler finished second in the long jump (14-1.5), Carrie Pennell finished second in the triple jump (27-7), WHS finished third in the 4x400 relay (5:10.22), Clare Harris finished third in the long jump (13-7), Taylor McCune finished third in the triple jump (25-6.5) and Sara Arnette finished third in the high jump (4-2).
Kenon Foxx led the way for the WHS boys. He won two events, the shot put (43-5) and the discus (127-7); T.J. Poulos won the triple jump (38-1). Poulos finished second in the long jump (18-6).
Dallas Trivette finished second in the 100 (11.62); Grant Pilkington finished second in the 3,200 (11:43.84); Jacob Rutz finished second in the discus with a throw of 119-1. He was fifth in the shot put (37-3). Matthew Hall finished second in the triple jump (36-10.75). He was fourth in the long jump (18-5.75).
Zack Pifer finished third in the 300 hurdles (48.95) and WHS finished third in the 4x100 relay (48.18). Elijah Temple finished third in the high jump (5-4) and fourth in the 100 (11.83).
The Pioneers travel to Danbury, N.C., Saturday for the Mighty Viking Invitational.
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