This weekend\'s Asics Invitational will be hosted at Liberty University\'s Tolsma Track Center in Lynchburg and will be hosted over two days on Friday and Saturday. The meet will feature four individual state leaders including the likes of Bethel\'s Shakia Forbes and Harrisonburg\'s Tim Beierle as well as the state\'s fastest 4x400 meter relay in the Osbourn Park girls. Events will start at 4:30 PM on Friday and resume again on Saturday at 9:00 AM.
Performance list for the 2007 Asics Invitational to be held Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th at Liberty University\'s Tolsma Track Center in Lynchburg, Virginia.
North Carolina athletes performed well over the weekend.Photo taken by Ted Plunkett, Milestat.Wayne Davis Video - 60mH Finals and interview with Brandon Miles of Milestat.com At the Asics High School Invitational in Virginia, Kelsey McCorkle, Mike Price, Wayne Davis, Brandy Swann, Anthony Hendrix, Jonique Fonville, Dannielle Davis, and Fuquawn Green all came away with individual titles. Asics photos: Hoerner Gallery | Plunkett Gallery The KTC High School Indoor Track Classic, in Tennessee, John Harwell, Taylor Cook, and Dannielle Hobbs were the only individual winners. However, Nyosha Bryant, Aslynn Halvorson, Taylor Cook, and Ashley Bethune turned in top performances as well.
It was an attack of the sub 11 two milers from the Virginia girls this weekend with three runners dipping well under the 11 minutes this weekend. Homeschooled junior star Aurora Scott ran a US #1 time of 10:29.12 at the Asics Invitational in Lynchburg, while Deep Run senior Courtlin LaReau challenged her through a 5:12 first mile and held on for a US #3 time of 10:45.86. Incredibly both were newbies to the event indoors with this weekend being Scott\'s first indoor meet. Meanwhile, Chantilly sophomore Lia DiValentin clocked a US #5 time of 10:49.11 on Friday evening at UNC\'s Eastern Challenge.
Lap by lap photo breakdown with splits of Aurora Scott\'s US #1 10:29.12 3200 meter performance at the Asics Invitational held at Liberty University\'s Tolsma Track Center in Lynhburg, Virginia on Saturday, January 20th. Second place finisher Courtlin LaReau of Deep Run also posted a US #3 time of 10:45.86 in her debut at 3200 meters. Audio interview with Scott and video of the race to come soon!
Photos taken by Brandon Miles from Friday's events at the 2007 Asics Invitational held at Liberty University's Tolsma Track Center in Richmond, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th.
Footlocker South champion Aurora Scott was competing in her first indoor meet ever, while Deep Run senior Courtlin LaReau was racing for the first time at 3200 meters on the track. The outcome was a US #1 from Scott and US #3 from LaReau proving talent can override inexperience.
Video clips by Brandon Miles from the 2007 Asics Invitational held at Liberty University\'s Tolsma Track Center in Lynchburg, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th. More clips to be added over the next few days.
Photos taken by Brandon Miles from Saturday's events of the 2007 Asics Invitational held at Liberty University's Tolsma Track Center in Lynchburg, Virginia on Friday & Saturday, January 19th & 20th.
Audio interviews by Brandon Miles from the 2007 Asics Invitational with Blacksburg\'s Peter Dorrell, Bethel\'s Shakia Forbes, and homeschooled Aurora Scott.
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