GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Lees-McRae junior Ryan
Trask claimed two top-10 finishes in two field events while junior
Rachelle Cleveland accomplished the same feat on the women’s
side while LMC track & Field was at the Aggie Invitational in
Greensboro, N.C. over the weekend.
Trask impressed in the javelin with a heave of 46.90 meters to
claim fifth place and followed up with a 10th place finish in the
discus with a distance of 34.54 meters. Freshman teammate Joshua
Godwin earned an 11th place finish in the javelin at 38.80 meters
and finished 16th in the discus with a toss of 31.80 meters. He
also finished seventh in the shot put with a distance of 12.59
Junior Rachelle Cleveland continued her impressive season when
she launched the javelin 33.50 meters on her first attempt while
finishing third. She claimed seventh in the shot put with a throw
of 11 meters. Freshman Jessica Hattabaugh finished ninth in the
javelin with a distance of 26.95 meters.
Senior Kortnie Curry (5th), freshman Makayla Boswell
(4th) and senior Persephanie McRae (8th) all finished in
the top 10 in the women’s high jump. Boswell and Curry
cleared 1.58 meters while McRae got over the 1.53 meter bar.
Curry finished 24th in the long jump with a distance of 4.47
Freshman Kayla Powell enjoyed a solid weekend after finishing
11th in the discus (31.52 meters) and 17th in the shot put (9.69
Freshman Cody McNeely highlighted the men’s track team
with a top-30 finish in the 400-meter run with a time of
Meagan Thorton earned a 15th-place finish in the 400-meter
hurdles with a time of 1:04.78.
Senior Evan Webb travelled to Tallahassee, Fla. and won the pole
vault when he cleared 4.75 meters at the FSU Invitational.
LMC will take next week off before hosting the Conference
Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Banner Elk,
N.C. on April 25 & 26.