Athletes complete action at state meet
BY JAKE KEATOR
The Daily Reflector
Sunday, May 20, 2018
The NCHSAA track and field state championship weekend held at North Carolina A&T State came to a close Sunday and J.H. Rose sophomore Jordan Sales provided some highlights for Pitt County on the final day of competition.
Sales took the silver medal in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.66 seconds during the 3-A part of the meet. Alexis Patterson from Parkland edged out Sales with a time of 24.39.
Sales also was fourth in the 100, as was D.H. Coney’s Zach Tucker with a fourth-place finish in the 800m run.
Late action Saturday included South Central’s Emannuel Lewis earning a medal. He took third in the triple jump in the 4-A ranks.
Parrott Academy’s boys’ tennis team fell just short of taking home a 2A NCISSA state championship Friday when it lost 5-1 to Carmel Christian. It marked the third straight championship for Carmel.
Tap Perry for Parrott (17-2) was winning 6-3, 1-0 in singles when the match was called. Perry and Zach Sylvia teamed to win 8-6 in No. 3 doubles.
Pitt County Post 39’s American Legion baseball season began Sunday in dominant fashion with a 31-10 win against Morehead City.
Some of the many offensive highlights included Anthony Saieed collecting eight RBIs and a home run each from Robby Wacker and Grant Charles Jarman.
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