Polk County Girls Track runner up at Western Highlands Conference

Published 10:00pm Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Polk County Girls Track team finished second at the 2014 Western Highlands Conference Outdoor Track Championships April 9.  Hendersonville scored 186.50, Polk 165.50, Avery 128, Owen 80, Mitchell 45, Mountain Heritage 7, Madison 6.  Top finishers from first to eighth place in each event score team points; 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
Freshman India Godlock would earn two individual Conference titles winning both the 400 and 800 Meter events and a third by anchoring the 4×400 Meter Relay to a first place finish and into a 2A Regional Qualifying position.
2014 Conference Champions for Polk County Lady Wolverines:
400 Meter Dash – Godlock 1:04.28.
800 Meter Run – Godlock 2:40.97.
4×800 Relay – (Leah Hardin, Selena Chavez, Lacee Keller, Shelby Wells) 11:56.
4×400 Relay – (Godlock, Shea Wheeler, Autumn Miller, Savannah Robbins) 4:29.04.
Other Polk Women’s Performances:
100 Meter Hurdles – Erica Metcalf sixth 21.65.
100 Meter Dash – India Branham ninth 14.35, Sabryn Mullins 11th 14.50.
4×200 Relay – (Marissa Longshore, Miller, Robbins, Branham) third 1:57.22.
1600 Meter – Hardin fourth 6:14, Danielle Holtz ninth 7:23, Jessica Bailey tenth 8:31.
4×100 Relay (Mullins, Erica Sullivan, Branham, Longshore) third 56.46.
400 Meter – Godlock first 1:04.28, Miller fourth 1:06.44, Robbins sixth 1:07.46.
300 Meter Hurldes – Colleen Burke third 53.62, Metcalf sixth 59.55.
800 Meter – Godlock first 2:40.97, Wheeler third 2:44.96, Emma Wagoner sixth 2:56.75.
200 Meter – Branham fifth 29.62, Miller sixth 29.84.
3200 Meter – Chavez third 13:58, Wells fourth 14:06, Keller ninth 16:36.
Shot Put – Tameeia Brown third 28-9, Michaela Nelon fourth 27-11, Maggie Silvers 17th 19-8.
Discus – Wheeler second 72-6, Brown third 71-9, Nelon 67-5.
Long Jump – Burke second 15-0, Marissa Longshore third 14-4.5, Wheeler fourth 13-8.
Triple Jump – Wagoner seventh 27-1, Mullins eighth 24-6.5, Lindy Desmaris tenth 23-4.
High Jump – Burke third 4-6, Longshore fourth 4-4.
The Lady Wolverines will compete at the 2A Regionals hosted at Polk County on May 3.
– article submitted
by Jenny Wolfe

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