High School Roundup | Area schools to send athletes to state meet


From staff re­ports

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the list of athletes that qualified to compete at the NCHSAA 1A/​2A Indoor Track and Field State Championship meet Saturday at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.

Currituck, John A. Holmes, Northeastern and Pasquotank had athletes earn trips to the state championship meet.

Northeastern’s Wonderful Banks and Avion Price will compete in the boys’ long jump and the high jump.

Juan Riddick will represent NHS in the boys’ 55-meter run.

Northeastern’s 4x200 meter relay team of Banks, Riddick, Price and Kentron King will race in the event.

NHS’ Candace Barclift will run in the girls’ 55-meter hurdles, Kiara Williams will run in the 55 meter and 300-meter runs.

Williams has the No. 4 seeded time in the girls’ 300 meters entering the state championship.

NHS will send its girls’ 4x200 meter relay team of Barclift, Williams, Tyquaisha Cousette and Kristiana Kuykendall to compete in the event.

John A. Holmes’ Aaron Pryce will compete in the boys’ 55-meter hurdles and the 300-meter run, while teammate Zakeem Brooks will run in the boys’ 55-meter run and the 300-meter run.

Edenton will also send its boys’ 4x200 meter relay team of Brooks, Pryce, Josiah Carter and Kyli’H Cofield to the meet.

Pasquotank’s Gregory Barnes will compete in the boys’ high jump and the 300-meter dash.

The Panthers will also send their boys’ 4x400 meter relay team to the meet.

The Pasquotank girls’ will be represented in the 4x200 meter relay.

Currituck’s Christian Spencer will represent the Knights in the boys’ high jump.


Pungo Christian Academy 58, Albemarle School 20: The Lady Colts lost the Tarheel Independent Conference game at home Monday.

Emma Allen led Pungo Christian (19-4, 10-2 TIC) with 16 points and six rebounds, while Emma Williams and Josie Hudnell added eight points each.