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Nelon sets school record in shot put at JDL meet

Polk County’s Michaela Nelon set a school record in the shot put Friday to lead the Wolverines at the 2016 Visit Winston-Salem Mini Meet, held at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.

Nelon won the event with a throw of 33-7 3/4, topping the previous indoor school mark of 32-5 set in 2012 by Charlyn Bullock. Nelon had already broken the record on her third attempt, a 32-7 throw, before winning the event with her final throw of the evening.

Teammate Tameeia Brown placed fifth in the event.

Nelon was the only Polk County event winner at the meet, dominated by the Burlington Cummings women and Green Hope men.

Cummings scored 98 points to easily outdistance Pinecrest, which finished with 49 points. Polk County’s girls placed seventh out of 22 schools with 29 points.

Green Hope piled up 106 points, finishing well ahead of runner-up Millbrook with 54 points. Polk County placed 12th out of 29 teams with 17 points.

Complete Polk County performances in Friday’s meet:

BOYS
55-Meter Dash
26. John Dougherty, 7.66

500-Meter Run
11. Jacob Wolfe, 1:13.11

1600-Meter Run
3. Sean Doyle, 4:33.95; 23. Caleb Potter, 5:04.71; 30. Sam Korzelius, 5:15.03

3200-Meter Run
9. Mitchell Brown, 10:51.37

4×800 Meter Relay
3. Polk County (Sean Doyle, Jacob Wolfe, Mitchell Brown, Jeremy Allsbrook), 8:28.08

Shot Put
7. Donivan Twitty, 35-2.25; 10. Zach Foy, 32-7.25; 12. Nicholas Barwell, 28-11.5

Pole Vault
6. Troy Lieberman, 11-0.

GIRLS
300-Meter Run
25. Maranda Gosnell, 48.29

500-Meter Run
10. Emma Wagoner, 1:30.25; 13. Julianna Robbins, 1:31.54; 16. Haley Fowler, 1:32.76

1000-Meter Run
9. India Godlock 3:24.47; 16. Savannah Robbins, 3:39.22; 30. Haven Dufford, 4:06.88

High Jump
4. Marissa Longshore, 4-6

Triple Jump
9. Emma Wagoner, 31-4

Shot Put
1. Michaela Nelon 33-7.75; 5. Tameeia Brown, 30-7.75; 10. Maggie Silvers, 24-5.25.

4×200 Meter Relay
7. Polk County (India Branham, Izzy Jackson, Julianna Robbins, Haley Fowler), 1:58.01

4×800 Meter Relay
2. Polk County (Haven Dufford, India Godlock, Haley Fowler, Emma Wagoner), 10:39.82

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