Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Cabarrus athletes ready for state indoor meet

Six of the South Piedmont Conference's eight teams will have athletes competing at Saturday's N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A/2A/3A state indoor track meet at UNC Chapel Hill's Eddie Smith Field House.

A.L. Brown, Cox Mill, Hickory Ridge, Jay M. Robinson, Mount Pleasant and Northwest Cabarrus will all be represented at the event, which kicks off at 9 a.m.

Here is a list of the local athletes participating by school:

A.L. Brown: Jose Navarette (boys' 3,200-meter run), Timmy Hall (boys' 500-meter dash), Samara Tisdale (girls' shot put), Talvanisha Lawing (girls' 55-meter hurdles, 55-meter dash), Natalie Tresslar (girls' 3,200-meter run), Lexie Petty (girls' 1,000-meter run), boys' 4x400 relay, boys' 4x800 relay, girls' 4x800 relay.

Cox Mill: Tori Elliott (girls' 55-meter dash, 300-meter dash), Alicia Tapp (girls' 1,000-meter run), Ike Washington (boys' 300-meter dash), boys 4x800 relay.

Hickory Ridge: Elizabeth Olesen (girls' high jump), Aaron Sandiffer (boys' 55-meter hurdles).

Jay M. Robinson: Clifford Buck (boys' 3,200-meter run, 1,600-meter run); Taylor Bowers (boys’ pole vault), Shay Bossard (girls' shot put), Alyssa Lashway (girls' 1,000-meter run); Brooke Johns (girls' 1,600 meter run), Natalie Andejchak (girls' 3,200-meter run, 1,600 meter run), girls' 4x800 relay, boys' 4x800 relay.

Mount Pleasant: Kayleigh Norris (girls' pole vault), Brooke Mcelwain (girls' pole vault), Colby Miller (boys' shot put).

Northwest Cabarrus: Josh Marco (boys’ pole vault), Will England (boys' 55-meter hurdles, 300-meter dash).

For a full list of qualifiers to the 1A/2A/3A state meet, check out N.C. Runners' website.