High School Sports

Regional track roundup: Ardrey Kell boys, Providence girls rule in Charlotte

Ardrey Kell's track team won its first N.C. 4A Western Regional championship Saturday
Ardrey Kell's track team won its first N.C. 4A Western Regional championship Saturday

Providence's girls and Ardrey Kell's boys won N.C. 4A Western Regional track championships Saturday in Charlotte.

The Panthers' girls had 124 points, well ahead of Mallard Creek (101) and Ardrey Kell (74).

The Knights' boys had 95.33 points. Olympic (75) was second and Mallard Creek (74) was third.

Individually, West Meck sprinter Khafre Brown won the 100 and 200 meter dashes. North Meck's Chancelor Crawford won the discus and shot put. The champion Knights got championships from its 3,200 relay team.

On the girls side, Providence got 200-meters and 300 hurdles titles from Ariana Rivera, a 400-meters title from Ella Mainwaring Foster and a 1,600-meter championship run from Sarah Parrish. Providence also won the 800- and 1,600-meter relay titles. Providence's Maggie McCarter won the pole vault.

Rocky River's Christopher Alexander (long jump) was the lone Mecklenburg County athlete to win a N.C. 4A Midwest regional championship. Three girls won individual events: Rocky RIver's Mariah Atwater (400 meters), Independence's Laikyn Berry (high jump) and Rocky River's Jirah Sidberry was a double winner (long jump, triple jump).

Rocky RIver's girls 800-meter relay team also won a championship.

In the 1A Midwest, Albemarle's boys won the team title with 96 points, clearly past Community School of Davidson (72). Albemarle dominated the relays and got two sprint wins from Julius Smith in the 100- and 200-meters.

In the 2A Midwest regionals, Lake Norman Charter girls got two relay team wins and long distance running wins from Mariah Howlett and Izzy Evely to win the team title. Forest Hills boys took the championship behind long jump and triple jump champ Scott McClendon.

North Lincoln won the boys and girls 2A West titles. The boys tallied 87 points, well ahead of second place Franklin (66.5). The girls finished with 108 points, dominating the field. Franklin (66) was second.

Two Union County teams won 3A West regional titles. Marvin Ridge's boys won the 3A West championship with a total of 91 points. Asheville was second. Waxhaw Cuthbertson ran off to the girls title with 130 total points, well ahead of second place Skyland Roberson (92).

N.C. 4A West Regionals

Area boys winners: Khafre Brown, West Mecklenburg (100, 200); Jalen White, Mallard Creek (400); Haywood Ferguson, South Mecklenburg (800); Ben Ebert, Hough (1600); Marshall Williamson, Myers Park (3200); Jeffrey Blake, Mooresville (110 hurdles); Jobari Dalton, South Mecklenburg (300 hurdles); North Meck 400 relay; Hough 800 relay; Mallard Creek 1600 relay; Ardrey Kell 3200 relay; Idris Bernard, Mallard Creek (high jump); Khalil Scott, Olympic (long jump); Terrence Lackey, Mooresville (triple jump); Spencer Evans, Lake Norman (pole vault); Chancelor Crawford, North Meck (discus, shot put)

Area girls winners: Ahlexandria Deloache, Vance (100); Ariana Rivera, Providence (200, 300 hurdles); Ella Mainwaring Foster, Providence (400); Cora Cooke, Myers Park (800); Sarah Parrish, Providence (1600); Katherine Reeves, Hough (3200); Akira Rhodes, Mallard Creek (100 hurdles); Mallard Creek 400 relay; Providence 800, 1600 relays; Ardrey Kell 3200 relay; Addie Renner, Myers Park (high jump); Imunique Archie, North Meck (long jump); Na'Zyia Evans, Olympic (triple jump); Maggie McCarter, Providence (pole vault); Alyssa Farmer, Mallard Creek (discus); Sydney Hunter, Mallard Creek (shot put);

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N.C. 4A Midwest Regionals

Area boys winners: Jaylen Coleman, Indian Trail Porter Ridge (100); Cameron Rose, Harrisburg Hickory Ridge (200); Jide Huntley, Indian Trail Porter Ridge (high jump); Christopher Alexander, Rocky River (long jump)

Area girls winners: Mariah Atwater, Rocky River (400); Rocky River 800 relay; Laikyn Berry, Independence (high jump); Jirah Sidberry, Rocky RIver (long jump, triple jump).

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N.C. 1A Midwest Regionals

Area boys winners: Julius Smith, Albemarle (100, 200); Lucas Brown, Queens Grant (1600); Jake Baugher, Community School of Davidson (3200); Albemarle 400, 800, 1600 relay; Community School of Davidson 3200 relay; Jaden Chambers, Albemarle (long jump); Toris Saifele, Queens Grant (triple jump); Jakob Goodman, Queens Grant (pole vault); Rylei Smith, North Stanly (discus); Jason Reynolds, Gray Stone Day (shot put)

Area girls winners: Clarke Alexander, Community School of Davidson (100, long jump); Taniqua Knight, Albemarle (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles); Albemarle 400 relay; Pine Lake Prep 800 relay; North Stanly 1600 relay;

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N.C. 1A West Regionals

Area boys winners: Micah Smith, Lincoln Charter (800); Mason King, Mountain Island Charter (300 hurdles); Mountain Island Charter 400, 800 relays; Lincoln Charter 3200 relay

Area girls winners: Brooklyn Pierce, Gastonia Highland Tech (800, 1600); Kilia Hasty, Thomas Jefferson (3200); Mountain Island Charter 400 relay; Bessemer City 800 relay

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N.C. 2A Midwest Regionals

Area boys winners: Bernie Briley, West Iredell (100, 200); Jaleel McLaughlin, Marshville Forest Hills, 400; Riley Leprell, Lake Norman Charter (800); Forest Hills 400 relay; Lake Norman Charter 1600 relay; Landon Parker, Mount Pleasant (high jump); Scott McClendon, Marshville Forest Hills (long jump, triple jump); Ellis Horton, Mount Pleasant (discus)

Area girls winners: Mariah Howlett, Lake Norman Charter (1600); Izzy Evely, Lake Norman Charter (3200); Lake Norman Charter 400 relay, 3200 relay; Patience Marshall, Anson (discus, shot put)

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N.C. 2A West Regionals

Area boys winners: JaTay Culliver, Catawba Bandys (100, 200); Jason Thomson, North Lincoln (800, 1600); Miles Simon, Lenoir Hibriten (300 hurdles); Hibriten 400, 800 relay; Shelby 1600 relay; Alex Reavis, Bandys (high jump); Cameron McDaniel, Bunker Hill (long jump, triple jump)

Area girls winners: Kayla Smith, Lincolnton (100, 200); Chandler McCaslin, North Lincoln (800, 1600); Alyssa Galvin, North Lincoln (3200); Newton-Conover 1600 relay; North Lincoln 3200 relay; Olivia Correa, North Lincoln (triple jump); Leanna Seagraves, Draughn (pole vault); Emily Shain, Lincolnton (shot put)

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3A West Regionals

Area boys winners: John Menscer, North Iredell (100); Bradon Black, Waxhaw Cuthbertson (200, 400); Connor Gross, Marvin Ridge (800); Andrew Inman, Gastonia Forestview (3200); Aveon Reid, Gastonia Forestview (110 hurdles); Cory Gaither, South Iredell (300 hurdles); Gastonia Huss 400 relay; Marvin Ridge 800 relay; Myles Hunt, Marvin Ridge (triple jump); Ben Finger, North Gaston (pole vault); Lyndon Strickland, Alexander Central (discus, shot put)

Area girls winners: Dahlia Cutler, Waxhaw Cuthbertson (400); Jonna Strange, North Iredell (3200); Guyah Love, Gastonia Ashbrook (100 hurdles); Olivia Cooney, South Iredell (300 hurdles); Cuthbertson 1600 relay, 3200 relay; Raven Rudisell, Gastonia Huss (long jump); Shakayla Robertson, South Iredell (triple jump); Kamryn Henderson, Marvin Ridge (shot put)

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