Viking Track and Field with Great Performances at North Buncombe

Alex Villanueva posted a personal best 15.5 seconds in the 110 Hurdles to qualify for the State Meet (Submitted Photo)

The Avery Track and Field team traveled to North Buncombe for a meet on Tuesday, April 13, with a number of athletes putting up a number of personal records along the way.

In the 100 m dash, Kyle Griewisch put up another personal record, posting a time of 11.18 and taking first, also qualifying himself for the 1A State meet.  Alex Villanueva qualified in two separate events, performing well in both as he put up state qualifying times; finishing 2nd in the 110 Hurdles, posting a personal best time of 15.5 seconds, as well as a 44.82 in the 300 Hurdles.

Caroline Crenshaw and Sara Wiseman also qualified for State competition putting up season and personal bests.  Crenshaw joins Villanueva in the 300 m Hurdles,  posting a new PR with 52.56 seconds; and Wiseman posted a 30′ throw in the Shot Put to qualify for the State Meet.

The Vikings will HOST their first track event in recent years on Tuesday, April 20th to break in the new facility at MacDonald Stadium.  Head on out and support your Viking Athletes with competition getting underway around 3:30 PM in Newland.  Congratulations to the Vikings on a great meet at North Buncombe and Go VIKES!

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