Seth McKinney and Conley’s 4x800m relay team of Eli Orians, Jalen Wilson, AJ Miller and Zach Tucker will compete for the NCHSAA 3A state championship on Friday, May 17th in Greensboro. Both qualified by placing in the top 4 at the East Region Championship held at Franklinton HS this past weekend. As a team Conley finished 10th of of 28 schools in the region.
McKinney finished 4th in the 3200m with a time of 10:14 to advance to the Championship meet. He also placed 5th in the 1600m with a school record time of 4:34. The relay team placed 2nd with a school record time of 8:12.
Also scoring for Conley in the region championship was Jalen Wilson in the 800m (5th, 2:02), Coleman Ferrell in the 400m (6th, 50.76), Zach Tucker in the 800m (8th, 2:07), Peyton Walters in the 3200 (7th, 10:38), Nathan Geyer in the 1600m (8th, 4:41) and Brock Lasure in the Shot Put (8th, 44’0″).
In addition to scoring in the mentioned events, athletes had qualified in other events but did not score. These include Lasure in the discus (111’1″), Walters in the 1600m (11th, 4:58), and Orians in the 800m (11th, 2:15).
Complete results are available at http://nc.milesplit.com/meets/339315/results/653505