Wildcats win track titles

by | Feb 4, 2018 | Articles, Hobbton

Josh Polk (Dunn Area Sports Photo/Al Myatt)

Hobbton’s boys and girls won Carolina 1-A Conference track and field championships on Thursday at Lakewood.

Lakelyn Bass scored 40 of the 120.5 points for the Wildcat girls as she won the high jump (4 feet, 10 inches), triple jump (33-8), long jump (17-7) and pole vault (9-6).

The Hobbton girls won three relays and will be sending seven competitors to the state 2-A/1-A championships on Feb. 9 at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.

Hobbton coach Charles Robertson cited Bass, India Alston, Meghan McCullen, Krystal Martinez, Ashley Ramos, Yocelyn Rivera, Denisse Sada-Romero and Janet Thompson for their efforts in the conference meet.

Three-time individual state champion Josh Polk is a leader for the Wildcat boys. He won the 55-meter in 6.55 seconds. Polk was first in the 300 in 40.36 seconds and won the 500 in 1:18.

Xavier McLamb won the 1,600 (5:14) and 3,200 (11:24). Donnie Davis took first in the shot put with a heave of 38 feet, 6 inches. Ethan Aman won the 1,000 meter in 3:09. Hobbton teams won the boys 4×400 and 4×800 relays.



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