Hobbton shines at state games


Polk fastest man in 100M, 200M; teams finish in top 10

By David Johnson - Sports Writer



Hobbton’s women’s 4x400 relay team finished third in the state.


Josh Polk picked up two first place medals on Friday.


Hobbton’s 4x400 relay team won second place.


Union’s Montrell Williams picked up 4th in the 100M dash.


Nina Devone threw her way to 3rd in the state with the discus at 122.4 feet.


The Hobbton Wildcats men’s and women’s spring track teams participated at the State 1A Outdoor Track Championships in Greensboro this past Saturday, bringing home two state championships, a second-place finish, and two third-place finishes.

Josh Polk won two first-place medals of his own, one in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.92 and the other in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.76.

The Wildcat men’s 4×400 relay team, consisting of Victor Aguirre, Josh Polk, Montrell Parker and Raekwon Bryant, finished in second place with a time of 3:30.12. The Hobbton women’s 4×400 relay team, consisting of India Alston, Janet Thompson, Adriana Montes and Lakelyn Bass, finished third. The 4×800 relay team of Alston, Yocelyn Rivera, Montes and Ashley Hinterleiter finished sixth.

Also turning in solid performances for the Wildcats were Nina Devone, who finished third in the state in the discus with a throw of 122.4 feet; Raekwon Bryant, who finished ninth in the 400-meter dash; and Ashley Hinterleiter, who picked up ninth in the girls 3,200-meter run.

Overall, the boys finished eighth in the state and the girls finished 10th. There were 53 men’s teams and 50 women’s teams at the games.

Also participating at the state games was Montrell Williams of Union, who placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.20.

Hobbton’s women’s 4×400 relay team finished third in the state.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Girls-4×800.jpgHobbton’s women’s 4×400 relay team finished third in the state.

Josh Polk picked up two first place medals on Friday.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Josh-Polk.jpgJosh Polk picked up two first place medals on Friday.

Hobbton’s 4×400 relay team won second place.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Men-s-4×400.jpgHobbton’s 4×400 relay team won second place.

Union’s Montrell Williams picked up 4th in the 100M dash.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Montrel.jpgUnion’s Montrell Williams picked up 4th in the 100M dash.

Nina Devone threw her way to 3rd in the state with the discus at 122.4 feet.
http://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_Nina-Devone.jpgNina Devone threw her way to 3rd in the state with the discus at 122.4 feet.
Polk fastest man in 100M, 200M; teams finish in top 10

By David Johnson

Sports Writer

Reach Sports Editor Daron Barefoot at dbarefoot@civitasmedia.com.

Reach Sports Editor Daron Barefoot at dbarefoot@civitasmedia.com.

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