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Polk County's Izzy Jackson will compete in the 500 meters and as part of one relay team during Saturday's state 2A/1A indoor track and field championships

Track and Field

Polk County qualifiers set for state indoor track and field championships

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

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:

BOYS
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

GIRLS
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

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