Mayo Leads Southeast Raleigh; Dead Heat In Men’s Standings At NCHSAA Indoor Track

CHAPEL HILL — Gabby Mayo of Southeast Raleigh set three new state records in three events to power her school to top honors in the women’s competition on Saturday in the 20th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state indoor track and field the Eddie Smith Field House on the campus of the University of North Carolina

Mayo was named the Most Valuable Performer in the women’s championship as she set new marks in the 55, the 55 hurdles and the 300. Her performance led a dominant Southeast Raleigh team to 97 points, 34 ahead of defending champion Charlotte Harding University with 63. Apex was back in third at 29, followed by Durham Jordan with 28 and Raleigh Athens Drive with 22.

Karjuan Williams of New Bern had a huge night to lift his Bears into a dead heat with Winston-Salem R. J. Reynolds to share the team title. Williams, the men’s MVP, won both the 300 and the 500 and ran on a pair of state relay champions in the 1600 and 3200 relays.

New Bern and R.J. Reynolds each had 50 points, with Asheville T.C. Roberson in third with 31. Garner was fourth with 30 and Raleigh Sanderson fifth with 22.

Roberson’s Josh Morgan was a double winner, taking top honors in both the 1000 and the 1600.