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Indoor track: North athletes excel

Staff report
North Rowan’s boys and girls track teams posted fourth-place finishes in 26-team fields in the Wally Gilbert Invitational held at Heritage High in Lynchburg, Va., on Saturday.
North’s Teaunna Cuthbertson won the long jump and triple jump on the girls side. Sam Starks was first in the 60-yard hurdles, and Cameron Mallett took the 60 dash for North’s boys.
Starks won the 60 hurdles in 8.19 seconds and added a fourth-place finish in the 60 dash. Mallett won the 60 in 6.84 and added a seventh in the long jump (19 feet, 4 inches).Augustine Wiggins placed second in the 300 in 35.75 and third in the 600 in 1:22.94.
North’s mile relay team of Starks, Mallett, Wiggins and Darius Jackson was fourth in 4:00.87.
* Cuthbertson, a sophomore, won the long jump with a leap of 17-73/4 and won the triple jump with an effort of 34-2.
Yasarian Bush placed second in the long jump with a mark of 16-61/4.
The 880 relay team consisting of Corbin Bennett, Akevia Charleston, Tianca White and Timeshia Allen placed third in 2:05.42.
The mile relay team consisting of Bennett, Charleston, Allen and Tatiana Banks was fifth in 4:55.01.
Sabrina Vann was eighth in the triple jump (28-9), and she also tied for 10th in the high jump (4-2).
Sekeydra Clayton was ninth in the shot put (27-10).
Bennett placed seventh in the 60 dash in 7.92, and Banks was ninth in the 300 in 42.63.
Teams from host Heritage High won the meet.

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