Wolfe wins state championship in 1600m

Published 5:29 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Wolfe&39;s &uot;red hot&uot; speed edged competitors at the tape in a lovely 1600 Meter Run. His 4:28 school record performance may be viewed at this link http://nc.milesplit.us/videos/5575. &bsp;

Wolfe also ran the 1000 Meter Run in 2:52. Previously qualified in the event, Wolfe will compete at Nationals in Boston on March 15. &bsp;

Polk&39;s 4×800 meter relay team (Noah Hall, Flynn Chapman, Louis Rossi, Russell McEntire) ran a 9:23. Justin Blackburn pole vaulted 12 feet to finish 8th overall. &bsp;

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Amanda DeFisher reached a personal record 9 feet to finish 3rd overall in women&39;s pole vault. &bsp;

Maggie Conner&39;s 9.47 set a new school record in the 55 meter hurdles. Katie Elliott threw the shot put 29&39;7.5&uot;.

&bsp;The Wolverines finished 14th out of 52 teams, the Lady Wolverines earned 24th place out of 45 schools competing.