Members of the 2017 Mitchell High School Track team are, from left, Gracey Young, Eden Phillips, Emma Duncan, Brody Smith, Jesse Pitman, Ben Robinson, Landon Miller, Preston Roe and Tyler McKinney. Not pictured are Noah Pitman and Hannah McMahan.

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.

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