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Liberty Bell MS defeats Watauga District track & field teams

By David Rogers. BOONE, N.C. — Watauga District’s middle school track and field team had an overwhelming strength in numbers, but Johnson City, Tenn.-based Liberty Bell Middle School had stronger individual performances. The Liberty Bell boys edged Watauga, 61-57, while the visitors’ girls team dominated their Wolverine counterparts, 81-38, in March 7 dual meet hosted at Watauga High School.

A Watauga high jumper clears the bar vs. Liberty Bell on March 7. Photographic image by David Rogers

Only the top three finishers scored team points in this dual meet. Of local interest, among the top Watauga individual performances among the boys were:

  • Lanson Gilbert (8th grade): Discus, 1st place,100-06
  • Kaiden Chiarolanzio (7th): High Jump, 1st place, 4-09
  • Kaiden Chiarolanzio (7th): Long Jump, 2nd place, 14-02.25
  • Nakhi Miller (7th): Long Jump, 3rd place, 14-01.25
  • Chase McInturff (8th): 200 Meter Dash, 2nd place, 26.36
  • Eli Reed (8th): 300 Meter Hurdles, 1st place, 48.12
  • Jonah Pearson (7th): 800 Meter Run, 3rd place, 2:30.01
  • Sawyer Blackburn (7th): 400 Meter Dash, 1st place, 59.32
  • Sean Rea (7th): 1600 Meter Run, 2nd place, 5:41.60
  • Jonah Pearson (7th): 1600 Meter Run, 3rd place, 5:41.73
  • Eli Reed (8th): 100 Meter Dash, 1st place, 12.76
  • Chase McInturff (8th): 100 Meter Dash, 3rd place, 13.01

Among the Watauga girls, the top scoring performances were:

  • Macy Woolard (6th): Discus Throw, 2nd place, 56-06
  • Macy Woolard (6th): Shot Put, 2nd place, 26-10
  • Ember Honeycutt (7th): High Jump, 2nd place, 4-04
  • Kelby Windish (8th): Long Jump, 1st place, 13-09.50
  • Ember Honeycutt (7th): Long Jump, 3rd place, 12-08.50
  • Gracyn Phelps (8th): 200 Meter Dash, 2nd place, 28.96
  • Grace Scantlin (8th): 300 Meter Hurdles, 3rd place, 59.65
  • Cali Townsend (8th): 800 Meter Run, 2nd place, 2:32.69
  • Charlie Mattox (8th): 400 Meter Dash, 3rd place, 1:09.23
  • Cali Townsend (8th): 1600 Meter Run, 1st place, 5:26.00
  • Gracyn Phelps (8th): 100 Meter Dash, 3rd place, 13.98

Scoring administered and supplied to High Country Sports by Kevin Shaw.

Photographic image by David Rogers
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