By Staff Reports
Published in Sports on May 10, 2010 1:59 PM
PRINCETON -- Goldsboro High is taking a solid contingent of sprinters and distance runners to the 2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A men's track and field championships.
The Cougars' 800- and 3,200-meter relays each placed second during the Mideast Regional contested Saturday at Princeton High School, while Karon Alston and Corteiz Sprangle each logged a top-three finish in their respective events.
The 800 foursome -- Karon Alston, Demetrio Irby, Vontarius Kornegay and Corteiz Sprangle -- posted a time of 1 minute, 33 seconds. Sprangle ran the anchor leg on the 3,200 quartet that included Davon Deshields, Bryan Johnson and Micah Best.
Alston was the regional runner-up in the 200. Sprangle claimed third in the 300 hurdles. James Williams earned a state bid with a fourth-place mark of six feet in the high jump.
On the girls' side, Stephani Taylor qualified in the 400 run. She ran the opening leg on the state-qualifying, 1,600-meter relay that included Kayla Jones, Ghomonni Uzzell and Jade Dansler.
N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro is the host site for the 1-A state finals.
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