Washington High Faculty senior Kimaja Spencer’s large faculty keep track of career will close in the location exactly where it took off. She programs on continued achievement on the same track in the upcoming.
Spencer caused higher education coaches to seem a minor nearer when she concluded the 400 meters in 58.25 seconds as a freshman at the 2A condition meet on North Carolina A&T’s observe.
Quickly forward to the COVID-19 delayed 2021 year, where by Spencer has committed to the Aggies to go on her vocation in higher education.
Saturday on that same monitor will be her last large school race as her future beckons. Spencer received the East regional previous weekend with a 58.73 end and also certified for the 200 meters at point out with a 26.84 race, great plenty of for 2nd position.
“It shows what kind of athlete A&T is getting,” coach Perry Owens mentioned. “She only started out jogging the 200 earlier this month and now she’s operating it at state. She has a great possibility to end solid.”
Fellow senior Ethan Sommers will wrap up his significant faculty running times in the 3200 meters. He finished 2nd in the regional with a time of 11:13.96.
Sommers joined the Pam Pack from Southside for his senior year and finished 19th in the state cross state meet this winter season.
“Ethan is a powerful tactical runner who has a shot Saturday,” Owens claimed.
“He’s experienced a good year and wants to display well in his last race.”
Junior William Reid will symbolize WHS in two functions-the 110 and 300 meter hurdles, next in the footsteps of his brother Michael, who was a Pam Pack standout and now runs the hurdles at Wingate.
“William has stepped out of his brother’s shadow and is a legit hurdler in his have ideal,” Owens mentioned. “He works hard on his possess and has made some excellent adjustments to his kind.”
Reid cleared the 110 hurdles in 15.98 to acquire the regional and finished third in the 300 meter edition in 43.98 seconds.
“I’m actually psyched to compete in my first state event,” Reid explained. “I know most of the other fellas from football or from other track fulfills. I’m still altering some smaller matters with my form, but I’ll be completely ready to go Saturday.”
Owens reported the three have quite a few items in typical in spite of remaining in a lot different functions.
“They are all elite college students and they can understand and adapt on the monitor just like they did in the classroom,” he described. “They know little issues make a massive big difference at this degree and they’ve place on their own in situation to do effectively.”