GREENSBORO – The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was well represented at the 1A State Championship track meet held at NC A&T in Greensboro on Friday, May 10. In all, EBCI tribal members competed in six events at the meet.
Cherokee’s Stevi Sutton took second place in the girls shot put with a throw of 34-11. She also took 13th place in the girls discus with a throw of 85-01.
Cherokee’s Kendall Toineeta took third place in the girls 800M run with a time of 2:30.10.
Toineeta also anchored Cherokee’s girls 4x800M relay team which took 10th place with a time of 11:00.45. Other team members included: Le Le Lossiah, Jordyn Thompson and Avery Mintz.
Swain’s Greg Tisho took fourth place in the boys shot put with a throw of 47-03. Cherokee’s Justice Littlejohn took 15th place with a throw of 41-04.
Robbinsville’s Dillion Bird took 12th place in the boys discus with a throw of 116-00.
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