Friday roundup: Darden, Collins win Waldrop events; Polk baseball falls
Matthew Darden placed first in the 200-meter dash and Jacob Collins won the 3200-meter run to lead Polk County performances in Friday’s Tony Waldrop Invitational at Polk County High School.
The meet was not officially scored as a team event, so no team scores were kept.
Darden posted a time of 23.10, fastest of the day by a full second. Collins had the top 3200 time with a 10:49.80, finishing almost nine seconds ahead of Landrum’s Ben Boatwright. Polk’s Mitchell Brown was third in the event.
Other Polk performances with top-three finishes included:
Women shot put: Charlie Bullock, 2nd, 31-9
Women discus: Charlie Bullock, 3rd, 79-0
Women 4×800 meter relay: Polk County A, 11:54.10
Women 1600-meter run: India Godlock, 2nd, 6:18.20
Women 3200-meter run: Shelby Wells, 2nd, 14:53.10
Men shot put: D.J. Twitty, 3rd, 41-8
Men long jump: Will Spencer, 2nd, 19-0
Men 1600-meter run: Jacob Collins, 3rd, 4:50.70
Men 400-meter dash: Dalvin Littlejohn, 2nd, 58.3
Men 4×400-meter relay: Polk County A, 3rd, 3:41.0
Brevard opens early lead, defeats Wolverines
Brevard scored six runs in the first two innings Friday and went on to take an 8-4 win over Polk County in the Wolverines’ home opener.
The Blue Devils opened a 8-1 lead after five innings before Polk County (0-2) added three runs in the sixth inning.
Konnor Scruggs went 1-for-2 to lead Polk County, which returns to action on Tuesday at Asheville Christian Academy.