Check out the all-state athletes right here. This includes the all-state first, second, and third teams.
Articles with Salem (Virginia Beach)
Check out on the following pages all of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd All-State athletes. These athletes were awarded these positions based on (in this order) State rank & performance, national meet performance, major meet performance, and consistency.
If you're wondering why you haven't heard of her yet with those PR's it is because she's only been in VA for a year.
Here are the first team, second team, and third team all-state athletes. Each athlete or team can only appear once on these lists and they are ranked based on their best overall event. Performances from states, nationals, and large meets are weighed heavily alongside consistency and rankings.
A NCHSAA 4A contender in the sprints in Makhia Jarrett has moved to Virginia Beach and will run for Salem High School.
Salem's Walter Mitchell has consistently been one of the state's fastest sprinters in his class for years dating back to middle school years including an AAU national title in the youth boys 400 back in 2007. He inherited good genes with both parents having a track background. However, racing in an especially competitive Beach District this past year with the likes of Darrell Wesh and Justin Burke made it easy for Mitchell to be overlooked with their success and state titles. Mitchell had a state title temporarily in the 4x400 meter relay, but a disqualification from an exchange zone violation quickly took it away from the Salem boys. With Wesh graduated, a talented pack of returnees will be back in 2011 to vie for bragging rights at the state's top sprinter and Mitchell is looking to step up into that spotlight. A nice springboard into his senior year could be next week's AAU Junior Olympic Games in Norfolk as the 2009 AAU intermediate boys 200 national champion will be vying for a third AAU title competing in the young men's 200 meter dash.
Virtual meet preview for the 2010 Beach District Indoor T&F Championships based on performances currently in the MileStat.com database as of February 2nd.
Many of the state\'s best performances were posted at Christopher Newport University\'s Winter Frolic. Last year\'s state champions in indoor and outdoor track Deep Creek boys dominated the meet as well as did their girl squads by winning both team titles.
Possible thunderstorms and lightning loomed in the distance throughout much of the day, but those storms never came as the Gus Lacy Track Classic was blessed with excellent race conditions as it gave way to many outstanding performances.
When Fred Hardy and Winston Brown first saw the newly renovated track facility at Fork Union they knew they had to come up with something worthy of it. They also knew that they had to do something unique in order to attract quality teams. Thus, the Gus La
Picture gallery of Richard Smith and Alex Tatu's epic 1000m battle at Virginia Tech.