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

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