WHS girls finish second at Mighty Viking Invitational
by Staff Reports
DANBURY — Watauga’s girls’ track team took second in the Mighty Viking Track and Field Invitational Saturday.
Watauga’s finished with 108 points. North Stokes won the meet with 119 and Walker town was third with 70.
Watauga’s boys’ team was fourth with 75 points. South Stokes won the meet with 117 points and North Forsyth was second with 111.
Doria Kosmala won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:19.98, which set a meet record. Kosmala also finished second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:31.73. Kathleen Mansure was fourth in the 1,600 with a time of 5:58.23, while Lily Weeks was fifth in the 800 with a 2:39.04.
Taylor Drummonds led a 1-2 finish in the 100-hurdles with a time of 16.40. Belle Lehman was second with a 17.03. Lehman also won the 300 hurdles with a 50.90.
Drummonds was second in the pole vault with a leap of 9-feet, 6-inches. Stephanie Pawlyszyn was third with an 8-0.
In other field events, Watauga’s Carrie Pennell was third in the long jump with a 13-7 ½ and Addie McLure was third in the triple jump with a 29-10 ¼.
Watauga’s 3,200-relay team set a meet record by winning with a time of 10:15.45. The Pioneers’ 400-relay team was second with a 54.20, and second in the 1,600-relay with a 4:47.58.
In boys’ distance running, Bryan Brackney won the 800-meter run with a time of 1:59.66. He was the only runner to break the two-minute barrier.
Josh Anderson led a 2-3-4 finish in the 3,200-meter run. Anderson crossed the finish line in second place with a time of 10:23.40, while Michael Holland was third with a 10:25.47. Drew Boyette was fourth with a 10:48.32.
Matt Osborne was fourth in the 1,600-meter run with a tie of 4:52.06, while Zack Styron was sixth in the 100-hurdles, and the 300-hurdles.
Watauga’s 3,200-relay team won with a time of 8:51.16. North Stokes was second with a 9:12.83, meaning Watauga was the only team to break the nine-minute barrier. The Pioneers’ 800-relay team was third with a 1:38.69, and fourth in the 1,600-relay with a 3:48.73.
In field events, Watauga’s Matthew Hall was second in the pole vault with a leap of 10-0. Justin Hal was fourth in the triple jump with a 36-7, and Kenan Foxx was sixth in the shot put and discus.