A complete of 16 student-athletes from 5 colleges will characterize Surry County on the 2022 1A/2A Indoor Observe State Championship.
The Indoor State Championship Meet returns after a one-year hiatus. The 2019-20 indoor season wrapped up a number of weeks earlier than the COVID-19 shut highschool sports activities down in March 2020, and no indoor season was held throughout 2020-21 faculty 12 months.
Athletes certified for the state championship primarily based on their prime performances all through the season since indoor monitor doesn’t have regional championships.
The 2022 1A/2A Indoor Observe State Championship is scheduled for February 11 at 4 p.m. The occasion might be held on the JDL Quick Observe in Winston-Salem.
Elkin Buckin’ Elks
Freshman Aniya Edwards will compete in three totally different occasions for the Buckin’ Elks. She is seeded No. 6 within the ladies 55-meter sprint with a time of seven.35 seconds; all 15 qualifiers posted occasions between 7.10 seconds and seven.64 seconds.
Edwards is seeded No. 2 within the ladies 500 meters with a time of 1:21.28. She is the one freshman competing within the occasion and is simply 0.28 seconds behind the highest seed.
Her closing occasion is the 300 meters during which she can also be ranked No. 2. Her time of 42.28 seconds is 0.11 behind the highest seed.
Millennium Constitution Lions
Millennium is competing within the Indoor Observe Championships for the primary time in 2022.
The 2 athletes breaking floor for the Lions are Ava Utt and Calvin Devore.
Utt, a junior, is seeded No. 5 within the ladies excessive bounce. The highest two seeds have cleared 5-00.00 ft, No. 2 via No. 5 cleared 4-10.00 ft, and No. 8 via No. 11 cleared 4-08.00 ft.
Devore, a senior, will compete within the 1,000 meters. The senior is seeded No. 7 with a time of two:45.54 and is simply three seconds behind the highest seed.
Mount Ethereal Granite Bears
Granite Bear senior Gracie Butcher and sophomore Blake Hawks will compete in the identical two occasions on the state championship: excessive bounce and triple bounce.
Butcher is seeded No. 5 within the ladies lengthy bounce with a distance of 16-07.50 ft, which is 15 inches behind the highest seed. She is seeded No. 10 within the triple bounce with a mark of 32-6.50 ft, which is three ft out of first place.
Like Butcher, Hawks’ is the No. 5 seed within the boys lengthy bounce. With a mark of 20-08.00 ft, he’s simply 4 inches behind the highest seed. Hawks is seeded No. 7 within the triple bounce with a mark of 40-05.00, which is simply 14.5 inches behind the highest seed.
North Surry Greyhounds
Junior Jared Hiatt will compete in three occasions for North Surry. He’s the No. 3 seed within the boys excessive bounce at 6-04.00 ft, however trails the highest spot by only one inch.
Hiatt will compete in towards Mount Ethereal’s Hawks within the lengthy bounce and triple bounce. Hiatt is No. 8 within the boys lengthy bounce at 20-6.25, 5.75 behind the highest seed, and seeded No. 6 within the boys triple bounce at 40-05.00 ft – even with Hawks.
The Greyhounds may also be sending two ladies to the state championship.
Senior Bella Aparicio will compete towards Elkin’s Edwards within the 55 meters. Aparicio is seeded No. 9 at 7.48 seconds, which is simply .38 seconds behind the highest seed.
Freshman Ella Riggs is the No. 7 seed within the ladies shot put. Riggs’ mark of 32-07.25 ft is simply over 9 ft out of the primary place mark.
Surry Central is sending probably the most rivals to the state championship with 9: eight ladies and one boy.
Sophomores Ella Priddy and Andrea Gonzalez will every compete within the three occasions. Priddy is on three relay groups: the No. 10 seeded 4×200 staff is made up of Priddy, Wendy Cantor, Aylin Soto and Lillian Orozio; the No. 4 seeded 4×400 staff is made up of Priddy, Cantor, Soto and Gonzalez; and the No. 5 seeded 4×800 staff is made up of Priddy, Gonzalez, Lanie Fitzgerald and Abigail Hernandez.
Gonzalez’s third occasion pits her towards Elkin’s Edwards. Gonzalez is seeded No. 9 within the 500 meters, and all 10 qualifiers are inside six seconds of one another.
Central’s solely male state qualifier is sophomore Ignacio Morales. Morales is seeded No. 8 within the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:21.17. He’s seeded 30 seconds behind the highest time.