Sunday, January 29, 2012
Va. Tech Invite: Wakefield's speedsters notch 2 of 4 US#1s; fast 1ks for Bile, Moye
By Steve Underwood
Bringing 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 LINKS: Full Results | DyeStat Elites
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.