Va. Tech Invite: Wakefield's speedsters notch 2 of 4 US#1s; fast 1ks for Bile, Moye
January, 29, 2012
By Steve Underwood | ESPN.com
Matt SaundersBringing back almost everyone from their outstanding 2011 sprint crew (2011 VT Invite 4x2 winners shown), Wakefield's girls defending their relay titles with US#1s in the 4x2 and 4x4.Coverage of the Virginia Tech Invitational
Fri.-Sat., Jan. 27-28 - Rector Field House, Blacksburg VA
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- G-4x200/4x200: A pair of US#1s for Wakefield NC with blistering 1:38.35 (#19 all-time) and 3:46.58. Six teams were under 4:00 in the 4x4, with McDonough MD 2nd in US#4 3:54.71.
- B-1000: US#1 2:26.36 (#15 all-time) for Annandale VA sr Ahmed Bile.
- B-4x200: US#1 1:28.23 for Suitland MD, improving on their own US leader, with Western Branch VA also under 1:30 with US#5 1:29.97.
- B-300/500: Blistering double for Wise MD sr Champ Page with US#2 33.93 and US#3 1:03.71 (#19 all-time). Page nipped Suitland MD jr Teyvon Jacobs’ US#3 33.94 in the 300, with 3 more under 35, while his improvement on his 500 mark from the NB Games turned back Laurel MD sr Christian White’s US#5 1:04.59.
- G-500: US#2 1:14.01 for Wakefield NC jr Tiana Patillo.
- G-300: US#2 38.83 for Wakefield NC sr Ariah Graham to win a great battle over Archbishop Carroll DC sr Kiah Seymour 38.95.
- G-1000: US#3 2:49.76 (#15 all-time) for Cosby VA jr Megan Moye, with Hidden Valley jr Carolyn Bethel 2nd in #5 2:55.36. Moye also anchored her team’s winning 4x800 the night before in US#4 9:19.10.
- B-4x400: Laurel MD runs US#3 3:21.30.
- B-55 dash/55H: Swift double for Potomac MD with US#5 6.42 in the dash and 7.34 (already US#2 with 7.30) over the barriers.
- B-LJ: US#6 23-3.5 for Western Branch VA sr Chris Crawford.
- G-Mile: US#7 4:55.68 for Mtn. View VA sr Kimberly Fincenec.
- B-4x800: US#8 8:01.00 for Colonial Forge VA.