Northwood High School was crowned the Big 8 Conference track and field champion for both boys and girls, despite a last-minute change in venue. The meet was held at Southern Alamance High School instead of Northwood High School. The Bulldogs of Williams High School put on a strong showing, taking fourth place among the boys teams and winning multiple events.
Northwood dominates the championship
Despite the change in venue, Northwood High School came out on top for both the boys and girls teams. The Chargers put on a dominant performance, winning multiple events and solidifying their position as the conference champions. The girls team from Eastern Alamance High School finished second, while the boys team from Williams High School took fourth place.
Williams High School’s strong showing
The Williams High School Bulldogs put on a strong performance at the Big 8 Conference track and field championship, winning multiple events and taking fourth place among the boys teams. Freshman Taliyha Brown won both the 100 and 200 meter events, while senior Anijah Hylton won the 100-meter hurdles. The Bulldogs also won the 800 and 1600-meter relays.
Abby Carver sets records for Southern Alamance
Senior Abby Carver from Southern Alamance High School set two school records in the girls events. She finished the 100-meter hurdles in 17.3 seconds and the 300-meter hurdles in 52.1 seconds, placing third in both events. Carver, who was Southerns homecoming queen last fall, is expected to play volleyball for Wake Tech.
Exciting performances from all teams
The Big 8 Conference track and field championship was filled with exciting performances from all the teams involved. Freshman Taliyha Brown from Williams High School stood out with her impressive wins in both the 100 and 200-meter events, while senior Abby Carver from Southern Alamance set new school records. Northwood High School dominated the meet, winning for both the boys and girls teams, while Williams High School put on a strong showing, finishing fourth among the boys teams and winning multiple events.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who were the winners of the DAC-VII Conference at Durham?Abby Carver of Southern Alamance broke a couple of girls school records in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Northwood was the team champion for both boys and girls, while Eastern Alamance came second. Freshman Taliyha Brown of Williams won the 100 and 200, and senior teammate Anijah Hylton was first in the 100 hurdles. Eastern sophomore Catherine Parker won the 800 and 1,600.
What were the results of the boys’ track and field meet?Northwood was the team champion, followed by Eastern Alamance in second place. Williams came fourth among seven teams. Williams quartet of Clifton Davis Jr., Jacob Marquis, Fogleman and Amadi won the 800 relay in 1:30.48 and the 1,600 relay in 3:31.26.
Who won the 100 and 200-meter races in the girls’ track and field meet?Freshman Taliyha Brown of Williams won both the 100 (12.73) and 200 (26.76) races in the girls’ meet.
Where was the track and field meet originally supposed to be held?Northwood was supposed to be the host school for the track and field meet, but there was a late change in venue.