Indoor Track Championships Scheduled For Saturday


CHAPEL HILL⎯ North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships in two classifications of indoor track will be decided on Saturday.

The 23rd annual indoor track event, with competition classified as 4-A and then 1-A/2-A/3-A together for the third consecutive year, will take place at the Eddie Smith Indoor Arena on the UNC campus.

The 1-A/2-A/3-A meet will get underway at nine o’clock Saturday morning with field events and running finals, and then the 4-A is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.

Southeast Raleigh has been an indoor track force in women’s competition, winning the last three 4-A team championships, while New Bern and East Forsyth finished in a dead heat for the top spot among 4-A men a year ago.

Burlington Cummings has won both of the 1-A/2-A/3-A women’s state titles while Mooresville is the defending champ on the men’s side.

Wendy’s is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports programs. The Chapel Hill host city sponsors include the town of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, BB&T and UNC Health Care.