GREENSBORO — Forbush junior Dylan Andrade was second in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 38.01 at the 2A state track and field championships at North Carolina A&T Saturday.
Andrade, who ran his personal best and took more than two seconds off his seed time, finished behind Hugh M. Cummings senior Isaiah Moore, who ran a 37.61.
The Forbush women’s 4x400-meter relay team, comprised of Brittany Moose, Sidney Matthews, Abbbi Satter, and Kasey Bates, was fifth with a time of 4:19.54.
The Forbush men’s 4x800, comprised of Will Kilby, Noah Sisk, Alec Faircloth, and Ben Wall, was 15th in a very competitive field with a time of 8:42.66.
Monday, May 5
Forbush 15, North Surry 4, 5 inn.: The Falcons scored five runs in each of the first three innings as they cruised to a win in their opening WPAC tournament game.
Offensive stars included Neil Hutchens (two hits, including a double, two RBI); Jack Crews (two hits, three RBI); Barrett Hennings (HR, two RBI); and Brad Dzeskewicz (double, three RBI).
Wednesday, May 7
West Stokes 10, Forbush 2: The Wildcats defeated the Falcons in a WPAC semifinal game.
Forbush had six hits — all singles by six different players. Mason Doub was credited with the only Forbush RBI.
“We waited way too long to start putting up a fight after we had dug our own hole,” Forbush Coach Denny Key said. “Have to make plays to win and we didn’t make any.”
Monday, May 5
Starmount 3, North Wilkes 1: In Boonville, Emily Mendenhall scored two goals, including the go-ahead goal midway through the second half as the Rams won for the third time in four games.
“It was our Senior Night,” Markman said. “It was wonderful to have a win for our seniors.”
After the Vikings took an early 1-0 lead, Mendenhall’s first goal made it 1-1. Fifteen minutes into the second half, Mendenhall scored her second goal. With about eight minutes to go, Amber Hurst tacked on an insurance goal for the Rams.
“It was anybody’s game,” Markman said. “We kept the pressure up. We had a lot of opportunities.”
Markman said Jenny Carranza “did an excellent job on the back line” and Candy Morales “did a good job coming in and sending it up.” Also sending it up was Martha Nava, Markman said. Also in the back, Michaela Cockerham “really shut down some of their offensive runs and had some really good long balls.” he said.
He added that Monica Sixtos did a great job keeping it on the offensive end.”
Mendenhall, Hurst, and Claire Maske did their usual job keeping pressure going up front, while Janet Zamora, Selena Foster, and Courtney Byrd played their usual solid games, Markman said, adding Amanda O’Donnell had another exceptional night in goal.
Starmount and North Wilkes tied 0-0 April 11 in Hays.