TRACK & FIELD: Locust places 8th at Indoor Championships 

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WINSTON-SALEM – Cherokee’s Byron Locust placed eighth in the boys shot put finals at the 1A/2A Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday, Feb. 10 at the JDL Fast Track facility in Winston-Salem.  He accomplished this with a throw of 44-5.75.

Locust was the only Cherokee qualifier in the event and represented the first time in school history the Braves have had a qualifier.

Other Smoky Mountain Conference results are as follows:


* Girls 500M Dash: Peyton Wood, 12th, 1:25.45

* Girls 1600M Run: Cameron Rice, 13th, 5:56.43

* Girls 55M Hurdles: Kelsey Fulgham, 13th, 9.51

* Girls 4x800M Relay: 15th, 11:33.85

*Boys 500M Dash: Grant Lindsay, 13th, 1:12.73

* Boys 1000M Run: Ethan Murray, 4th, 2:45.96; Aidan Hall, 10th, 2:49.71

* Boys 55M Hurdles: DeAndre Jackson, 22nd, 8.56

* Boys 4x400M Relay: 8th, 3:44.29

* Boys 4x800M Relay: 6th, 8:46.91

*Boys Long Jump: Ian Johnston, 20th, 18-4

*Boys Triple Jump: Cole West, 13th, 39-2.25

* Boys Shot Put: Riley Blalock, 15th, 40-6.25


* Girls 500M Dash: Meghan Myler, 15th, 1:28.30

* Girls High Jump: Lanie Stewart, 12th, 4-10

Swain County 

* Girls 500M Dash: Emma Pindur, 7th, 1:22.82

* Girls Long Jump: Maggie Burns, 22nd, 14-1.5

* Girls Pole Vault: Ashley Winchester, 6th, 8-0

* Boys Pole Vault: Tanner Wiggins, 9th, 10-6

– One Feather staff report