MHS track teams place 2nd, 4th at Northumberland meet

Caleb Selph - Posted on Apr 24, 2013 - 02:53 PM

The Mathews High School boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to Northumberland High School last Wednesday for their first regular meet after spring break. The night culminated with a second-place finish for the girls, with 63 points, and a rough fourth place for the boys, with a score of 31.

For the girls, senior Nancy Barnhardt took first in the one-mile run, but dropped to second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:37. Freshman Shyanne Gordon also continued to make a mark in the hurdles and the long jump, while seniors Amber Cantrell and Sabrina Myers, alongside sophomore Veronica Cummings, continued to show improvement in the discus.