GREENSBORO – Senior Jamel Allison of Mooresville earned
Most Valuable Performer honors as led Mooresville to the state team
championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association men’s
3-A track and field championships at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of
North Carolina A&T State University on Friday.
Allison earned the Most Valuable Performer award in the
meet by capturing first place in both the triple jump and the long jump,
finishing eighth in the high jump and running a leg on the four by 100 relay
Mooresville tallied 75.5 points in the men’s standings to
56 for runner-up Winston-Salem Carver. Asheville was third with 52 and
Jacksonville White Oak and Cameron Union Pines each had 34 points to tie for
fourth. A total of 51 schools scored points in the men’s meet.
Jake Deaton of Mooresville was also a double winner,
winning the shot and the discus, while White Oak’s Darryl Williams took
first in both the 100 and 200.
Jacksonville took the women’s title with 74 points, with
defending champ Asheville T.C. Roberson the runner-up with 53.50, just ahead
of Western Guilford with 52. Greensboro Dudley was fourth with 41 points and
Jamestown Ragsdale fifth at 36.
A total of 55 schools scored points in the women’s meet.
Senior Kelsey McCorkle took a pair of individual first
places in the 100 and 200 and earned the women’s MVP award.
The Greensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau, the
Greensboro Sports Commission, and Chick-Fil-A of downtown Greensboro served
as the host city sponsors for the event, and Wendy’s and the Carolina Ford
Dealers are the presenting sponsors of the NCHSAA sports program.
Complete results can be found under Championship Results