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South’s Track Team Shines at Conference and Regional Championships
Will Lyons takes First in 3200, 1600, and 800 Relay


South Davidson hosted the Yadkin Valley 1A Conference Champions June 7, 2021. The boys 4x800 Meter relay team took first place with a time of 9:31.51. The team runners are Ethan Byerly, Evan Rhymer, Kinston Reeder and William Lyons. Will Lyons also placed first in the boys 1600 meter run with a time of 4:56.23, the 3200 meter run at 11:42.65 as well as the 800 meter run with a time of 2:07.77 qualifying him for the Regional Championship. The boys 4x400 meter took third place with a time of 4:10.92. Team members are Ethan Byerly, Corbin Payne, Evan Rhymer, and Kinston Reeder.


Chloe O’Quinn placed 2nd in the girls 100 meter dash and second in the girls discuss throw (65-02). Natalie Soles took 10th in the 100 meter dash (14.46), 6th in the 200 meter dash (30.80) and 4th in the girls triple jump (28-06.00). Kyra Simms placed 13th in the 100 meter dash (14.90) and 5th in the 400 meter dash. McKenzie Luther finished 9 in the girls 100 meter dash (1:22.50)and 5th in the girls 800 meter run.

 

Angel Skeen finished 6th in the 1600 meter run (7:48.85). Joseph Smith finished 9th in the 1600 meter run (6:10.02) and 9th in the 800 meter run (2:45028). Kinston Reeder took 4th in the boys 400 meter dash (57.19) and 9th in the 200 meter dash (25.80). Evan Rhymer placed 11th in the 400 meter dash (1:01.12). Ethan Byerly took first in pole vault. Corbin Payne placed 6th in the boys long jump (19-00), 2nd in the triple jump (38-11). Skylar Honeycutt took 4th in the 800 meter dash (3:15.4) and 6th in discus throw ( 53-07). Shayna Boyd placed 10th in the shot put (18-01) and 8th in the discus throw (52-00). Destinee Jordan took 11th in the shot put (17-04).


Overall the men’s team placed 4th with 72 points and the women’s team placed 5th with 44 points.


At the NCHSSA 1A Midwest Regional Championship held at the Davie County track in Mocksville Will Lyons once again finished in first place in the mens 3200 meter (14:45.18) and first in the 1600 meter run (4:43.90). Chloe O’Quinn took fourth in discus (84-01), 7th in 400 meter dash (1:05.39) and 7th in the 200 meter dash. Corbin Payne took 8th in the long jump (17-09.00) and7th in the triple jump (37-02). Natalie Sole placed 9th in the triple jump (29.06).


Will Lyons (1600/3200) and Chloe O’Quinn (discus)will travel to the State Championship on Friday. Best of luck!

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