Prep track: North girls win regional
North Rowanís girls track team won the 1A Midwest Regional held in Monroe on Saturday.
Top-four finishers qualified for the upcoming state meet in Greensboro.
Meloney Ramos won the 100 hurdles (15.43 seconds), Teaunna Cuthbertson won the long jump (17 feet, 51/2 inches) by a half-inch over Ramos, and Northís 4×100 relay team of Christen Jones, Tianca White, Tameisha Allen and Cuthbertson won in 50.24.
Ramos added two more seconds in the triple jump (34-5) and 300 hurdles (47.35).
Cuthbertson (15.45) was nipped by Ramos in the 100 hurdles and placed third in the triple jump (33-10).
Northís 4×200 team of Jones, Allen, Akevia Charleston and Tinka Bush placed second in 1:44.42.
Bush contributed a third in the 200 (25.09), a fourth in the triple jump (31-11) and a fifth in the long jump (16-7).
Sabrina Vann placed fourth in the discus (95-11).
Allen was fifth in the 200 (25.65), while Kiara Davis was fifth in the 100 hurdles (18.46). The 4×400 relay team also was fifth. Jones was sixth in the 100 (12.95).
Northís 118 points edged host Monroe (108). Other top teams included West Wilkes (53), Bishop McGuinness (53), North Stokes (49.5) and Gray Stone (37).
Gray Stone won the 4×800 in 9:59.08, with a unit of Janna Featherstone, Illa Jones, Caroline McLeod and Hunter Latimer.
Jones won the 800 (2:29.42).
McLeod was third in the 3200 (12:27.70), Featherstone was fourth (12:32.60), and Latimer (12:43.90) was fifth.
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