The Metrolina Christian boys and girls and the Porter Ridge boys track and field teams had top-10 performances at the track and field state championships held May 19 throughout the state.
At the NCISAA championships at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, the Warrior boys led the way by tying Charlotte Latin for fifth place in the state.
Noah Davis won the individual state title in the discus (147-3.0) to pace the boys.
Tyrek Funderburk placed third in the long jump (21-9.25) and sixth in the 100 (11.22).
Caleb Kirchhoff placed fourth in the 800 (1:58.11).
Lance Penegar was fifth in the high jump (5-10.0) and sixth in the discus (128-11.0).
Jeb Wooten finished sixth in the 110 hurdles (16.18) and seventh in the 300 hurdles (43.41).
The Warriors were also fourth in the 4×100 (45.12) and fifth in the 4×200 (1:32.56).
Metrolina Christian girls were eighth in the state with 35 points.
Caroline Walters won the discus (130-8.0) to lead the girls.
Austyn Koppe finished fifth in the 300 hurdles (47.60).
Erica Barley placed sixth in the high jump (4-10.0). Taylor Pouges finished sixth in the long jump (15-11.25) and seventh in the triple jump (32-7.0).
Grace Stokey was eighth in the high jump (4-10.0).
The Warriors were also fifth in the 4×100 (53.87) and seventh in the 4×800 (11:03.87).
At the NCHSAA 4A finals in Greensboro’s N.C. A&T University, the Porter Ridge boys placed 10th overall.
Jaylen Coleman won the 100 (10.83) to pace the Pirates.
Jide Huntley finished third in the high jump (6-4.0), and Austin Richardson placed fourth in the long jump (22-3.50).