Wolverines sending six to State track meetPublished 4:45pm Monday, May 13, 2013
Coming off a 2A win in the Western Highlands Conference Championships, Polk High was set to make a strong showing at the 2A West Regional Finals held at Bunker Hill High School near Hickory, N.C. Saturday, May 11.
Polk exceeded expectations in the men’s 4×800 Meter Relay. Ranked fifth entering competition, Polk County’s distance crewmembers “D-Crew” raced their way to a spot next Friday at NCA&T University at the 2A State Championships. Polk’s Sean Doyle, Eli Hall, Jacob Wolfe and Jacob Collins ran a team personal record, beating their best time of 8:54 by 16 seconds. The team bettered a fifth place ranking to finish fourth earning a trip to State. Top four teams in each of the 18 events advance to state finals. Mitchell Brown served as the teams alternate.
Polk Senior Kevin Angier finished fourth in the men’s pole vault with a vault of 11-0 advancing him to state.
Events, places, times or marks are listed for Polk athletes competing in individual events and relay performances as 2013 Regional qualifiers.