Wolverine boys take second, girls fifth in Cherokee Classic track meet

Published 10:00 pm Friday, March 31, 2017

Polk County’s boys track team had one of its best showings of the season on Wednesday, placing second in the Cherokee High School Classic in Cherokee.

The Wolverines scored 113.50 points to finish behind Smoky Mountain in the seven-team field.

The Polk County girls shared fifth with Cherokee in the eight-team girls field.

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The Wolverines had five individual event winners during the day. For the boys, Jake Justice took top honors in the 400-meter run, Deandre Miller captured the 300-meter hurdles and Troy Lieberman won the pole vault. For the girls, Izzy Jackson claimed the 400-meter run and Marissa Longshore followed up her school record performance Saturday in the long jump by again winning the event.

Mariah Overholt took second in the long jump, with Lauren Ketwitz adding a second in the pole vault and India Godlock placing second in the 1600 meters. Jaymes Wingo had a leap of 20-4 to take second in the long jump, with Miller placing second in the 110-meter hurdles and Caleb Potter earning second in the 1600 meters.

– article submitted by PolkSports.com