Williford, Mitchell, Dove lead track team

Published 8:39 am Thursday, April 2, 2015

Avery Williford and George Mitchell of Davie boys track and Hannah Dove of the Davie girls captured two individual events each as Davie competed in a five-team meet at West Forsyth last week.

Williford, a junior, won the 110 hurdles in 14.3 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 43.5 seconds. Mitchell, a senior, won the long jump at 19-04 and the triple jump at 40-0. Junior Nick Simmons was first in the 1600 with a time of 4:39.

The Davie boys got a second-place performance from the 4×4 relay team of Angel Perez, Simmons, Eduardo Hernandez and Williford.

Dove paced the Davie girls with wins in the shot put (28-10) and discus (79-10). Davie won two other events, with sophomore Kaylx Lyons going 14.3 in the 100 hurdles and Madison Kitchene, Liz Crenshaw, Kala Stokes and Madison Bohannon running 52.9 in the 4×1 relay.

Finishing second for the Davie girls were sophomore Savannah Everett in the high jump, freshman Lauren Long in the shot put and freshman Trinity Scarlett in the discus.

Both Davie teams were third out of five teams. In the boys’ meet, West Forsyth scored 135 points to Mt. Tabor’s 92, Davie’s 67, Carver’s 43 and Parkland’s 35. On the girls’ side, West had 109, Parkland 101, Davie 81, Tabor 61 and Carver 19.