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First Flight boys, Currituck girls win track meet

First Flight boys and Currituck County girls each scored comfortable track and field wins at Currituck County High School March 13.

Sweeping the 1600 meter run and scoring in every event except the hurdles, First Flight boys finished the day with 112 points, more than 30 points ahead of second place Currituck. Also in the field were Bertie in third place and Cape Hatteras in fourth.

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First Flight distance runner Zach Hughes led his team with three individual first place finishes at a March 13 track meet in Currituck. Hughes won the 400, 800 and 1600 meter runs. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

Zach Hughes led the First Flight boys team with three individual wins. The Nighthawks junior finished first in the 400, 800 and 1600 meter runs. Cole Cardenas was a double winner for Currituck, taking both hurdle events, and Dylan Gray picked up a first place finish for Cape Hatteras with his win in the century sprint.

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Cole Cardenas, left, and Miquila Skinner, both from Currituck, clear the first barrier in the boys 110 meter high hurdles. Cardenas won with a time of :19.3 and came back with a :50.7 in the 300 hurdles to win that event. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

In girls competition Currituck County scored heavily in the distance, throwing and relay events for enough points to finish first in the team standings. Bertie, with most of its points in the sprint events, was second, followed by First Flight in third and Cape Hatteras in fourth.

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Currituck’s Cleonna Cunningham gets off a 44-11 throw in the girls discus throw at a March 13 track meet at Currituck. Her best throw of 49-11 earned a ninth place finish while teammate Destiny Ferebee won the event with a 100-00 toss. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

Heidi Sabatini proved to be the standout performer for girls with three first place finishes and a third. After winning the high jump, Sabatini led in both horizontal jumps while picking up a third place finish in the discus.

Alone at the finish of both her events, Hailee Reinke was a double winner for Currituck taking the 1600 with close to a 30 second lead and then finishing two minutes ahead of second place in the 3200.

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Heidi Sabatini gets off a 28-07 jump in the triple jump to win one of three events for First Flight at a March 13 track meet at Currituck. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

Results from the March 13 high school track and field meet at Currituck County High School include:

BOYS Team Scores (17 Events Scored)
1 First Flight – 112
2 Currituck County – 79
3 Bertie – 26
4 Cape Hatteras – 17

GIRLS Team Scores (15 Events Scored)
1 Currituck Co – 86
2 Bertie – 54
3 First Flight – 44
4 Cape Hatteras – 11

BOYS 100 METER DASH:  1 Dylan Gray (HATT) 11.4  2 Cole Tomlin (FFHS) 11.5  3 Michael Culpepper (CCHS) 11.6  4 Jerome Gaynor (BHS) 11.7
BOYS 110 METER HURDLES:  1 Cole Cardenas (CCHS) 19.3  2 Miquila Skinner (CCHS) 19.9  4
BOYS 200 METER DASH:  1 Henry Stecher (FFHS) 23.4  2 Cole Tomlin (FFHS) 23.7  3 Ke’Sean Watson (BHS) 24.6  4 Chaz Mackenzie (HATT) 24.7
BOYS 300 METER HURDLES:  1 Cole Cardenas (CCHS) 50.7  2 Eric Newman (CCHS) 51.9  3 Miquila Skinner (CCHS) 52.9  4 Eric Moore (BHS) 58.0 2
BOYS 400 METER DASH:  1 Zach Hughes (FFHS) 54.4  2 Henry Stecher (FFHS) 54.6  3 Dylan Gray (HATT) 56.0  4 Luke Carter (CCHS) 59.0
BOYS 800 METER RUN:  1 Zach Hughes (FFHS) 2:22.0  2 Tyler Sylvia (FFHS) 2:22.7  3 Max Bowlin (FFHS) 2:23.0  4 Bryson Green (CCHS) 2:24.0
BOYS 1600 METER RUN:  1 Zach Hughes (FFHS) 4:41.0  2 Tyler Sylvia (FFHS) 4:42.0  3 Warner Campbell (FFHS) 4:44.0  4 Max Bowlin (FFHS) 5:00.0
BOYS 3200 METER RUN:  1 Warner Campbell (FFHS) 10:31.0  2 Colin Byard (FFHS) 11:36.0  3 Sean Stultz (FFHS) 11:41.0  4 Shanklin Austin (HATT) 11:57.0
BOYS 4X100 METER RELAY:  1 Bertie 47.0  2 Currituck County 47.9  3 Bertie 48.5  4 First Flight 51.3 2
BOYS 4X200 METER RELAY:  1 First Flight 1:40.4  2 Currituck County 1:40.5  3 Bertie 1:41.8  4 Bertie 1:49.6
BOYS 4X400 METER RELAY:  1 First Flight 3:57.7  2 Currituck County 4:28.5 4
BOYS 4X800 METER RELAY:  1 First Flight 9:31.0  2 Currituck County 10:18.3 4
BOYS DISCUS THROW:  1 Lucas Neiderlander (FFHS) 103-03  2 James LaCroix (FFHS) 89-10  3 Kevin Green-Marshall (CCHS) 80-01  4 Damien Shepeard (CCHS) 78-01
BOYS HIGH JUMP:  1 Cameron Graham (CCHS) 5-06.00  2 Lucas Neiderlander (FFHS) 5-04.00  3 Eric Newman (CCHS) 5-02.00  4 Jadon Green (CCHS) 5-00.00 2
BOYS LONG JUMP:  1 Alex Dupre (CCHS) 16-09.50  2 Dustin Bumgardner (CCHS) 16-09.25  3 Ethan Driver (FFHS) 16-03.00  4 Carlos Aguilar (FFHS) 15-04.25
BOYS SHOT PUT:  1 Keyuntra Lee (BHS) 40-11.00  2 Collin Jennings (CCHS) 36-10.50  3 Lucas Neiderlander (FFHS) 33-08.25  4 Shamar Bass (BHS) 33-07.00
BOYS TRIPLE JUMP:  1 Ethan Driver (FFHS) 35-01.50

GIRLS 100 METER DASH:  1 Destiny Clark (BHS) 13.2  2 Anaya Outlaw (BHS) 13.4  3 Laneya Evans (CCHS) 13.5  4 Kasiah Freeman (BHS) 13.9
GIRLS 100 METER HURDLES:  1 Jasmine Gorney (CCHS) 21.1  6
GIRLS 200 METER DASH:  1 Anaya Outlaw (BHS) 28.4  2 Destiny Clark (BHS) 29.1  3 Katarina Keffer (CCHS) 29.1  4 Kasiah Freeman (BHS) 30.3
GIRLS 300 METER HURDLES:  1 Dasani Hill (BHS) 58.0 6
GIRLS 400 METER DASH:  1 Maddy Wagner (FFHS) 1:07.0  2 Katarina Keffer (CCHS) 1:13.0  3 Elizabeth Muller (HATT) 1:16.0  4 Taylor Cotton (BHS) 1:21.0
GIRLS 1600 METER RUN:  1 Hailee Reinke (CCHS) 6:08.0  2 Jessica Anderson (CCHS) 6:33.0  3 Elizabeth Muller (HATT) 6:48.0  4 Ashley Reinke (CCHS) 7:01.0
GIRLS 3200 METER RUN:  1 Hailee Reinke (CCHS) 13:04.8  2 Danielle Posey (FFHS) 15:43.0 4
GIRLS 4X100 METER RELAY:  1 Bertie 54.9  2 Currituck County 55.4  3 Bertie 1:00.5
GIRLS 4X200 METER RELAY:  1 Currituck County 2:04.0
GIRLS 4X800 METER RELAY:  1 Currituck County 11:19.0 6
GIRLS DISCUS THROW:  1 Destiny Ferebee (CCHS) 100-00  2 Ashley Lindsey (CCHS) 83-09  3 Heidi Sabatini (FFHS) 82-02  4 Jaylin Frank Currituck County 79-04
GIRLS HIGH JUMP:  1 Heidi Sabatini (FFHS) 5-02.00  2 Dashear Hill (BHS) 4-10.00  3 D’Aija Culley-Halsey (CCHS) 4-02.00 3
GIRLS LONG JUMP:  1 Heidi Sabatini (FFHS) 15-02.50  2 Destiny Clark (BHS) 14-06.00  3 Dashear Hill (BHS) 13-02.00  4 Fiona Finchem (FFHS) 12-05.00
GIRLS SHOT PUT:  1 Ashley Lindsey (CCHS) 32-10.00  2 Destiny Ferebee (CCHS) 28-08.00  3 Jaylin Frank  (CCHS) 26-04.00  4 Avery O’Neal (HATT) 22-00.00
GIRLS TRIPLE JUMP:  1 Heidi Sabatini (FFHS) 28-07.00  2 Dasani Hill (BHS) 17-11.00

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