|WHS Indoor Track Opens Season|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Sunday, 08 December 2013 11:10|
The Watauga High boy's and girl's indoor track teams officially got their respecitive seasons Friday at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Pioneers posted 11 top-five finishes. Alison Seramur won WHS' only event of the day as she finished first in the girl's pole vault, clearing the bar with an effort of ten-feet, six inches. Savanna Randle turned in a fifth-place finish for the WHS girls in the 300-meter run as she crossed the finish line in 45.86 seconds.
Kathleen Mansure, a state qualifier in cross country, finished third in the girl's 1,600 (5:53.24), She also helped the WHS girls's 4x800 relay team (she was joined by a pair of freshmen on that team, Madison Scruggs and Finley Collins) to a fifth-place finish (13:01.25); she was also a member of the girl's 4x400 relay team (Kennedy Kavanaugh, Grace Plyler, and Randle) that finished fourth (4:43.59).
Collins finished third in the girl's 1,000 (3:45.35).
For the boys, Zach Styron turned in a fifth-place finish in the boy's 55-meter hurdles (8.70), Jacob Soule finished third in the 3,200 (10:20.28), Deshaun Grimes finished fourth in the triple jump with an effort of 33-00.50, Zack Pifer tied for third in the high jump (5-04) and Matthew Hall finished fourth in the pole vault (10 feet).
WHS travels back to Winston-Salem for the North Stokes meet on Monday, December 16.
WHS FRESHMAN LOSE OPENER
The Watauga High boy's freshman basketball team lost its opener at Alexander Central Friday night, 42-22. Justin Hollars led WHS with 14 points; Lance Presnell and Bryers Carney each had a three pointer. The freshman team play Alexander Central at home on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
NORTHWESTERN 3A/4A CONFERENCE
FRIDAY NIGHT'S GAMES
ASHE COUNTY 33, WATAUGA 29
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 56, SOUTH CALDWELL 50
ST. STEPHENS 47, BUNKER HILL 45
FRED T. FOARD 43, WEST LINCOLN 36
FREEDOM 40, EAST BURKE 37
HICKORY 96, STATESVILLE 37
MOUNTAIN HERITAGE 62, PATTON 36
WATAUGA 72, ASHE COUNTY 43
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 63, SOUTH CALDWELL 32
BUNKER HILL 68, ST. STEPHENS 63
WEST CALDWELL 33, HIBRITEN 27
FRED T. FOARD 101, WEST LINCOLN 60
FREEDOM 61, EAST BURKE 55
STATESVILLE 73, HICKORY 58
PATTON 62, MOUNTAIN HERITAGE 57
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