Andre Tillman was named Most Valuable Performer as his team rolled to the North Carolina High School
Athletic Association state 2-A menâ„–s track and field fashion in convincing fashion on Friday at the Paul Derr Track on the North Carolina State University campus.
Tillman won the triple jump and the 300 high hurdles while finishing second in the long jump as North rolled to its seventh state crown in the last 11 years.
North Rowan tallied a whopping 98.5 points to 42 for runner-up Reidsville. High Point T.W. Andrews was third with 36 points.
Colton Weaver of North Henderson set a new Class 2-A record in the pole vault, clearing 15 feet even.
West Caldwellâ€™s Willie Perry captured top honors in both the 100 and 200. High Point Andrews outdueled Northside Onslow for the
Sarah Portee of High Point Andrews, a double winner in both the long jump and high jump, was named the meet MVP.
Andrews tallied 47 points to 41 for Northside, with
perennial power Burlington Cummings third with 38 points.
West Lincolnâ€™s Lily Tallent took top honors in both the
discus and the shot put while Shontay Dodd of Greene Central won both the 100 and 200.
Tallentâ€™s discus throw was a 122-08, while her shot put was 37-01.75.
West Lincolnâ€™s womenâ€™s team finished 14th in the state. The Lady Rebels nearly missed out 22-20 on being 11th.Lincolntonâ€™s men team came in 17th tallying 16 points.