The Watauga High boys' and girls' track teams competed in the Tri-Cities Classic Friday and Saturday in Johnson City, TN. The WHS girls had one top-ten finish. Alison Seramer finished second in the pole vault with an effort of 11-feet. Kelsey Delapp of Gibbs High won the event with an effort of 12-feet.


The WHS girls finished in a 19th-place tie with Avery with eight points. Kylie Polsgrove of Avery turned in a second-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles (44.79).


The WHS boys had four top-ten finishes. Zach Styron was WHS' top finisher. He had a sixth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles (16.27) and he was eighth in the 300 hurdles (42.24).


Kenon Foxx was eighth in the discus throw (124-09) and WHS finished tenth in the distance medley (12:51.83).


Team-wise, the Pioneers tied for 29th with five points. Combined, the WHS boys and girls finished in a tie for 28th place with 13 points.


Tyerell Hughes of Avery had a fourth-place finish in the 2,000-meter steeplechase (6:44.92). The Avery boys finished in a tie for 33rd place with four points. Combined, the Avery boys and girls finished in 31st place with 12 points.


WHS will compete in a Last Chance Meet at Lenior-Rhyne University in Lenior, N.C., Friday, May 2.