|T&F Wrap up 49er Classic|
Charlotte, N.C.- Charlotte track and field wrapped up the 49er Classic on Saturday afternoon in the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center.
K'Vonte Scott kicked things off in the men's decathlon with the day one lead from Thursday with 3,883 total points. Scott continued his trek towards the Charlotte school record on his mind during day two on Friday. Scott grabbed seven top finishes in the event on his way to breaking the school record with 7,022 total points. The school record was previously held by Brad Bailey since 2005 with 6,928 points.
Evelyn Putman competed in the women's heptathlon on Thursday and Friday. Putman had the day one lead with 2,716 total points. Evelyn would finish in third place in the event with 4,236 total points in a tough women's heptathlon event.
Briauna Jones qualified in the women's 100m dash prelims in sixth place running an 11.95. Jones followed the prelims performance in the finals with an 11.93 performance for fourth place. Olympic athlete Manteo Mitchell (sponsored by Nike) competed in the men's 100m dash. Mitchell qualified with the top time of 10.31. Mitchell was pushed in the finals by Charlotte's unattached runner Shank (10.41) running a 10.26 in the event.
Mitchell in one of his featured events took the top spot again in the prelims of the 200m with a performance of 20.92. Mitchell followed that up with a 20.4 in the finals. Leford Green (sponsored by Adidas) finished in second in the finals with a 20.72.
Anthony Bynum swept the 400m coasting in the prelims and finals with the top spot in both events. Bynum qualified with a 46.89 and a 46.78 in the final event. T'Sheila Mungo took the top time in the women's 400m dash and qualified with a performance of 53.70. Mungo did not compete in the finals.
Michael Tamayo and Nick Rotz placed in the top ten in the men's 800m. Tamayo placed fifth in the event with a 1:54.52, while Rotz placed in seventh with a 1:54.68.
Eli Clevenger finished in the top five in the 2000m steeplechase with a 6:17.11 performance.
Charlotte women's 4x100m relay team consisting of Sarah Justice, Joann Blakney, Briauna Jones, and Michelle Whitaker placed second with a 46.23 behind JCSU and Clemson. The men's 4x100m relay team placed second running a 40.52. John Osborne, Daniel Greer, Anthony Bynum and LeRoy Rouse competed in the event for the men.
The women's 4x800m relay squad of Rachel Miller, Carolina Casin-Silva, Taylor Carcella, and Tianna McHenry finished in second place with a 9:25.72 performance behind Indiana. Charlotte men's squad finished second in the event with a time of 7:54.62 with Carl Walton, Nick Rotz, Getisso Dentamo, and Michael Tamayo in the relay.
The women's 4x400m relay took sixth with a performance of 3:48.42. Running the relay was T'Sheila Mungo, Brittany Moss, Lauren Gulley and Marissa Pinckney. The men's squad took second place in the event with a time of 3:12.15. Anthony Bynum, Christopher Boyd, Chris Tate and Phillip Bryant competed for the Niners.
In the field events for the Niners, Briauna Jones and Dejah Hayes placed in the top three in the women's triple jump. Jones took home first with a mark of 12.24m, while Hayes finished in third with a mark of 12.03m.
Katrina Wright placed first in the women's discus and third in the hammer throw. Wright took the top spot in the discus with a mark of 46.74m. In the hammer throw, Wright posted a mark of 52m. Kerrick Williams took second place behind former Niner Jake Deaton in the men's discus. Williams landed a mark of 52.71m, just .20m behind Deaton.
Trey McRae took second in the men's long jump with a leap of 7.24m. McRae finished with a height of 2.10m in the men's high jump good for third place.
Scott Oosthuysen tied his personal best in the men's pole vault clearing 4.45m.
The Niners head to Raleigh, N.C. on March 28-29 for the Raleigh Relays. Complete listings and results of the 49er Classic at flashresults.com