Boys Varsity Track · Distance runners lead Vikings to 2nd place at ECC Championships


  Place Points
South Central High School 1st 169.1
D H Conley High School 2nd 103.6
Eastern Wayne High School 3rd 100
J H Rose High School 4th 86.7
Southern Wayne High School 5th 84
Charles B Aycock High School 6th 62.6
New Bern High School 7th 46

Conley dominated the distance events in route to a 2nd place finish at the ECC Track & Field Championships in New Bern on Thursday.

Eli Orians, AJ Miller, Jalen Wilson and Zach Tucker started the day off winning the 4×800 with a time of 8:43. Wilson, Tucker and Orians would comeback to sweep the 800m, finishing 1-2-3 with times of 2:02.2, 2:02.6 & 2:03.8 respectively.

In the 1600 Seth McKinney would place 2nd with a time of 4:41, followed by Peyton Walters with a time of 4:52. Walters would come back to win the 3200m in a time of 10:53, followed by teammates Owen Thorndike (3rd, 11:12) and John Anderson (4th, 11:35).

For the throwers, Brock Lasure had a strong day by placing 2nd in the discus (124′ 7″) and 6th in the shot put (40′ 11″). Reed Chandler took 3rd in the discus with a throw of 118′ 11″.

Coleman Ferrell battled through an injury to take 3rd in the 400m with a time of 51.8. In the hurdles Kevin Payton scored in both the 110H and the 300IH.

Complete results are available at https://nc.milesplit.com/meets/340022/results/649551

Several Vikings will compete at the NCHSAA 3A east regional championships next week at Franklinton.