Polk Wolverines host track 2A tourney, grabbing two wins

Published 9:13 am Friday, May 20, 2011

Polk County High School hosted the 2011 NCHSAA 2A Western Region outdoor track tournament May 14.
PCHS’ women’s 4×400 meter relay team won the region with a time of 4:14.81. The team includes Rebecca Elliot, Autumn Miller, Mary Kate Christiansen, Maggie Phipps and alternate Savannah Deaver. Elliot also placed first in the women’s 800-meter run with a time of 2:24.99.
The following PCHS students also placed in their events:
Women shot put (4 KG) finals – Jesi Allison placed 12th with 26-10, while teammate Sarah Angier placed 13th with 24-06; women long jump – Genevieve Miller placed 14th with 11-01;  women high jump – Rebecca Mitchell placed ninth; women pole vault – Savanna Mitchell placed fourth with J8-00; women 4×800 meter relay – PCHS placed seventh with 11:00.40; women 4×200 meter relay – PCHS placed ninth with 1:57.87; women 4×100 meter relay – PCHS placed 10th with 55.95; and in the women 400-meter dash finals – Mary Kate Christiansen captured third place with 1:03.03.
Men shot put (12 pound) – Markece Cunningham took second with 45-11; men discus throw (1.6 KG) – Markece Cunningham grabbed 10th with 114-05;  men 4×800 meter relay – PCHS placed ninth with 9:11.70; men 4×200 meter relay – PCHS placed eighth with 1:42.47; men 800-meter run – Andy Conner placed seventh with 2:11.59; and in the men 200-meter dash finals Cary Littlejohn placed seventh with 24.15.

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