North Greenville chalks up 3rd place finish in Banner Elk

North Greenville chalks up 3rd place finish in Banner Elk
Saturday, April 30, 2016
North Greenville chalks up 3rd place finish in Banner Elk

Banner Elk, N.C. – North Greenville men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up their Conference Carolinas Championships on Saturday with team finishes of 6th for the men and 3rd for the women.

The women’s weekend was highlight by several top finishes including Megan Goodson who earned her third Conference Carolinas Championship with a pole vault height of 3.04 meters.

Shekinah Wilder earned NGU’s other top place finish as her leap of 11.60 meters earned her the top spot in the event.

The Crusaders earned another top three finish in the women’s 4x100 and 4x400 relays. Leah Austin, Georgia Delts, Shekinah Wilder, and Ambria Shaw turned in two all-conference performances with a third place finish of 49.48 and a second place finish of 3:56.91.

Among the highlights for the men was freshman Stanley Limoh who placed first in both the 800-meter and 1500 meter runs and second in the 5000 meter. Limoh broke tape in 1:51.51 in the 800 mete and in 4:00.24 in the 1500 meter. His second place finish came in a time of 15:05.

Also placing in the top three for the NGU men was Krieg Lowe in the discuss. Lowe tossed the disc 41.40 meters to earn an All-Conference nod. The men had one more top three finish as the team of Trae Bonner, Jordan Walters Jonathon Williams and Kenneth Johnson III earned a third place finish in the men’s 4x400 relay.