Track team competes in conference championships
Several members of the Mitchell High School track team fared well May 2 at the Western Highlands Conference Championships at Lees-McRae.
Junior Brody Smith won the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.10 and finished third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.71.
Junior Eden Phillips had a strong showing for the girls, finishing second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:00.91 and earning a third-place finish in the high jump.
The regional track meet is this coming Saturday at Bunker Hill High School in Claremont.