High school boys track and field: North’s Goodes is state champ

Published 11:36 pm Friday, June 25, 2021

Kendrell Goodes

Photo by Dan Loughlin


Staff report

GREENSBORO — Recent North Rowan graduate Kendrell Goodes won the high jump in the 1A State Championship Meet held on Friday at North Carolina A&T University.

Goodes, the top seed, cleared 6 feet, 6 inches to win the title.

He had a PR 6-8 in regional competition.

Goodes also competed for the Cavaliers in basketball and football.

North’s Tsion Delaney, another recent graduate, placed in both hurdling events, including a second place in the 110 hurdles.

Goodes and Delaney were the only Cavaliers in the meet, but they did enough for a tie for 10th in the team scoring with 22 points.

Mountain Island Charter won the team title.


In the 4A State Championships held on Friday afternoon, Davie finished eighth with 26 points.

The points came from thrower Spencer Williams and jumper Ivan Poag.

Williams won the shot put and placed second in the discus.

Poag placed in the high jump and triple jump.


1A Championships

Boys high jump —  Kendrell Goodes, North, 1st, 6 feet, 6 inches

Boys 110 hurdles —  Tsion Delaney, North, 2nd, 16.45 seconds

Boys 300 hurdles — Tsion Delaney, North, 5th, 42.60 seconds

4A Championships

Boys shot put —  Spencer Williams, Davie, 1st 60 feet, 2 inches

Boys discus —  Spencer Williams, Davie, 2nd, 169 feet, 8 inches

Boys discus — Palmer Williams, Davie, 14th, 112 feet, 10 inches

Boys high jump — Ivan Poag, Davie, 6th, 6 feet

Boys high jump — Bryson Robinson, Davie, 13th, 5 feet, 10 inches

Boys triple jump — Ivan Poag, Davie, 5th, 43 feet, 6.5 inches

Boys long jump — Ivan Poag, Davie, 9th, 20 feet, 8.5 inches