The East Lincoln Lady Mustangsâ€™ track team capped off quite a season with a fourth place finish at the 3A State Track and Field Championship this weekend.
The Lady Mustangs earned 28 points, finishing just two points shy of High Point Central. Durham Hillside ran away with the state title with 74 points.
Senior Toree Roseboro took the 100 metersâ€™ state title, running a 12.22. Her closest competitor was Wykeita Barnett, who ran a 12.38.
Victoria Ross finished in eighth place with a time of 12.70.
Roseboro finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 25.56. Her worst finish of the day was still good enough for eighth place, running a 17.68 in the 100 meter hurdles.
Roseboro teamed with sister Koree, Essence Hunter and Ross to earn a second place finish in the 400 meter relay with a time of 49.55. Kern Glenn won the event with a 48.90.
Atir Carter was named Most Valuable Performer from Durham Hillside High School.
Thomas Huntley turned in the top performance for the Mustangsâ€™ men team with a 6â€™8â€ high jump. The jump tied Ashevilleâ€™s Elijah Harrison for second place.
Nathan Summerville, from Wils Fike won it with a 6â€™10.â€
Chris Haney came in eighth in the 1600 meter run with a 4:37.23.
Brad Popple finished seventh in the 3200 meter run with a time of 9:58.84.
Claytonâ€™s Johnny Dutch and West Brunswickâ€™s Jerek Hewett were named Most Valuable Performers.
In the 1A State Track and Field Championship, the 3200 meter relay team comprised of Allison Castle, Anna Jackson, Alyssa Lowe, and Katie Brewer turned in a sixth-place finish with a time of 10.51.79
Lowe finished eighth in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:40.88.
North Brunswickâ€™s Christina Gray was named Most Valuable Performer.
Castle was a regional qualifier with a time of 54.63 in the 300 meter hurdles. Castle also qualified in the 400 meter dash running a 106.94. Lowe and Jackson ran a 6:04.99 and 6:07.34 respectively to have qualified in the 1600 meter run.
Jackson, only a freshman, ran a 13:15.45 3200 meters. Amber Wilson high jumped a 4â€™8â€ to make qualify for the regionals.
Janel Blythe qualified in the 100 meter dash running a 13.95.
Other regional qualifiers for the men were: Lee Broome, who ran a 2:11 800 meters, Derek Marlowe in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 16.70 and Adam Dummer with a 45.28 in the 300 meter hurdles.
Aaron Licourt qualified in the both the 100 and 200 meters with a 10.92 and 22.73 respectively.
by John Mark Brooks