Records shatter as North Brunswick rolls to fourth state indoor track title

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WINSTON-SALEM — Make it four 1A/2A titles in a row for the North Brunswick Indoor Track Team. The Scorpions shattered a pair of state records on Friday en route to a dominating performance at the JDL Fast Track.

North Brunswick celebrated its fourth straight state title on Friday. Photo courtesy- Larry Brock.
North Brunswick celebrated its fourth straight state title on Friday. Photo courtesy- Larry Brock.

Jahylen Washington powered North Brunswick to a 103-49 victory over Croatan in the team competition. Washington won three individual events, the long jump (22’ 2.25”), the triple jump (446’ 2.50”) and the 55-meter hurdles. Washington’s hurdles time of 07.37 seconds set a new 1A/2A meet record.

Washington also ran on the victorious 4 X 200 relay team, combining with J.C. Smith, Shaquan Graham and Cameron Barnhill to post a state record time of 1:30.35 besting the record set by Terry Sanford in 2015 (1:31.34). Barnhill was a double winner as well, taking the top spot in the 55-meter dash in a time of 06.38 seconds.

The Scorpions had three of the top six finishers in the 55-meter Dash. Graham took fourth at 06.57 seconds, while Smith placed sixth (06.59). North Brunswick dominated the long jump. Washington took home gold, while Smith and Jieem Bullock took second and fourth, respectively. 

Barnhill also placed fourth in the 300-meter dash, while North Brunswick took  runner-up in the 4X400 meter relay thanks to the efforts of Graham, Isiah Bell, Gavin Mcnair and Alex Justice. Jathan Deberry grabbed third-place on the podium in the high jump. 

In the girls meet, Brianna Sanders took the individual state title in high jump.

 

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