Polk County will conclude its indoor track season on Saturday at the
North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s indoor track and field championships at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.
Wolverines who qualified for the state meet will begin competition in the 2A/1A championships on Saturday at 9 a.m. at JDL.
For the first time, the state indoor meet will be broadcast live via the Internet. MileSplit.com and NCRunners.com have teamed to make available broadcasts of the 4A, 3A and 2A/1A state meets. The broadcast will show live coverage of all track events, with coverage moving to field events between races.
Viewers must set up a MileSplit Pro Subscription plan in order to watch the meets. More information can be found at https://nc.milesplit.com/
Polk County athletes who posted qualifying performances for the state meet, along with their seeding for the state meet and qualifying effort, include:
Shot put: Luke Sellers, 6th, 47-9; Ryan Heider, 14, 42-0
Pole vault: Jake Justice, 1st, 14-6
4×800-meter relay: Polk County (Matias Akers, Jack Derkach, Caleb Potter, Braxton Edwards), 18th, 9:05.07
1600-meter run: Caleb Potter, 9th, 4:37.10
500-meter run: Jack Derkach, 13th, 1:09.78
3200-meter run: Caleb Potter, 14th, 10:13.98
Long jump: Anna McFadden, 15th, 15-3
Pole vault: Reese Alley, 10th, 8-6
4×200-meter relay: Polk County (Madison Geddings, Emma Brunell, Tana Harris, Julianna Robbins), 3rd, 1:52.42
500-meter run: Izzy Jackson, 5th, 1:22.77
4×400-meter relay: Polk County (Reese Alley, Izzy Jackson, Madison Geddings, Caelan Gaul), 4th, 4:28.72