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1970 State Track and Field Championships

May 15, 1970
NC State University, Raleigh, NC

1-A/2-A Results | Main Menu

Group II (3-A/4-A)
1. Charlotte Myers Park 35
2. Wilson Fike 20
3. (tie) Raleigh Broughton 11
3. (tie) Roxboro 11
3. (tie) West Charlotte 11
6. South Mecklenburg 10
7. (tie) Greenville Rose 9
7. (tie) Raleigh Ligon 9
9. Goldsboro
10.

100 yards
1. Haywood Ray, Raleigh Ligon
2. Phil Phillips, Goldsboro
3. Pike Jones, Charlotte Myers Park
4.
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220 yards
1. Pike Jones, Charlotte Myers Park 21.8
2. Dennis Jones, Rocky Mount
3. Erwin "Pete" Gibson, West Charlotte
4. Jack Wagoner, Greensboro Page
5. Jimmy Covington, Rockingham

440 yards
1. Rod Whitfield, Durham Hillside 49.7
2. Ray Crosby, Greensboro Dudley
3. Joe Bridges, Hoke County
4. Richard Holmes, Smithfield-Selma
5. John Brown, Charlotte Myers Park

880 yards
1. Eric Allen, Greenville Rose 1:56.6
2. Rod Lattie, Durham Hillside
3. Tim Braxton, East Mecklenburg
4. Dennis Davis, Smith
5. Chris Lyons, Burlington Williams

One-Mile Run
1. Jimmy Wilkins, Roxboro 4:15.2
(New State Meet Record)
2. Steve Grathwohl, Charlotte Independence
3. Mike Garcia, Fayetteville 71st
4. Ricky Edwards, Raleigh Broughton
5. Jim Chapman, Charlotte Myers Park

Two-Mile Run
1. Ben Bailey, Enka 9:25.5 Photo
(New State Meet Record -- First year event held)
2. George Phillips, Winston-Salem RJ Reynolds 9:29.3
3. Toby Lee, Wilson Fike
4. Mike Caldwell, Charlotte Myers Park
5. Marion Craddock, Rockingham

120-yard High Hurdles
1. Carlester Crumpler, Wilson Fike 14.3
(Tied State Meet Record)
2. Randy Poole, Greensboro Grimsley
3. Bill McRee, Raleigh Broughton
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5.

180-yard Low Hurdles
1. Carlester Crumpler, Wilson Fike 20.3
2. Raymond Flowers, Greensboro Smith
3. David Bracey, Scotland County
4. Dennis Griffin, Charlotte Myers Park
5. Parris Watt, Charlotte Harding

4x220-yard Relay
1. West Charlotte 1:30.0
(??, Pete Gibson, ??, Jeryl Todd)
2. Goldsboro
3. South Mecklenburg
4. Winston-Salem Atkins
5. Durham Hillside

4x440-yard Relay
1. Charlotte Myers Park 3:21.7
(??, ??, ??, Pike Jones)
(New State Meet Record)
2. Winston-Salem Atkins 3:23.0
3. Jacksonville
4. Wilson Fike
5. Greensboro Dudley

Long Jump
1. Larry Malone, Raleigh Millbrook 22-11
2. Charles Adkins, Charlotte Myers Park
3. Dave Thornton, Roanoke Rapids
4. Leewen Evans, Raleigh Millbrook
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High Jump
1. Bobby Jones, South Mecklenburg 6-6
2. David Phillips, Scotland County
3. Sandy Nichols, North Mecklenburg
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Pole Vault
1. Steve Peterson, Raleigh Broughton 13-8.75
(New State Meet Record)
2. Arthur Miller, Wilson Fike
3. Al Denton, Raleigh Enloe
4. Clifton Edwards, Greenville Rose
5.
6. Ted Yates, Winston-Salem Parkland

Shot
1. Greg Burke, North Forsyth 55-9.75
2. Bill McDonald, Rockingham
3. Ivey Peacock, Jacksonville
4.
5.

Discus
1. Richard Salisbury, Charlotte Myers Park 155-0
2. Ray Gooch, Cary
3. Ron McNeil, Raleigh Ligon
4.
5.
6. Sam Crews, East Forsyth 143-4

1970 was the first year that the state meet was run on an all-weather track. The athletes enjoyed NC State's new Tartan track and runways.

Three state meet records were set:

Mile - 4:15.2 Jim Wilkins, Roxboro (Old record 4:16.1 by Wilkins, 1969)

Mile Relay - 3:21.7 Charlotte Myers Park (Old record 3:22.9 by Winston-Salem Atkins 1969)

Pole Vault - 18-8 3/4 Steve Peterson, Raleigh Broughton (Old record 13-8 by Pat Hilliard, Salisbury 1967)

Carlester Crumpler of Wilson Fike tied the high hurdles record of 14.3.

Jerry Stancil of East Montgomery and Haywood Ray of Raleigh Ligon both tied the 100-yard dash mark with times of 9.8. Stancil won in Group I and Ray in Group II.

Coach Stuart Allen of Myers Park led the Mustangs to a 15-point win over Wilson Fike in the 3-A/4-A division.

In the 1-A/2-A, Hendersonville, led by coach Phil Britnall edged Polk Central by a point to win the title.

Group I (1-A/2-A)
1. Hendersonville 18
2. Polk Central 17
3. Northern Nash 14
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100 yards
1. Jerry Stancil, East Montgomery 9.8
??? (Tied State Meet Record)
2. Steve Ramsey, Burgaw
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5.

220 yards
1. Jerry Stancil, East Montgomery 22.2
2. Jerry Siler, Jordan Matthews
3. Phillip Pressley, Western Guilford
4. Sherman Coley, Northern Nash
5. James Twitty, Polk Central

440 yards
1. Mark Pridgen, Northern Nash
2. Jim Smith, East Lincoln
3. David Kittrell, Western Guilford
4. Dennis Zieger, Henderson
5. Shot Holland, South Lenoir

880 yards
1. Lawrence Crockett, Monroe Parkwood 1:58.9
2. Tim Reese, East Henderson
3. Taylor Ward, Northampton County
4. John Creer, Camp Lejeune
5. Linwood Bowen, Northern Nash

One-Mile Run
1. Tony Waldrop, Polk Central 4:18.1?
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5. James Slade, Ahoskie
Two-Mile Run
1. Mike Freeman, Hendersonville 9:39.4
2. Gary Jones, Stanley
3. Johnny Dickerson, Farmville
4. Blount Shepard, J.A. Holmes
5.
120-yard High Hurdles
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180-yard Low Hurdles
1. Sammy Phillips, Union Pines 20.7
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3. Troy Ramseur, Fred T. Foard
4. Skip White, Hendersonville
5. Dickie Newton, Farmville

4x220-yard Relay
1. Edenton (anchor: Earl Chesson)
2. Burgaw (anchor: Steve Ramsey)
3.
4. Western Guilford
5. Jordan Matthews

4x440-yard Relay
1. Hendersonville 3:26.0
2. J. A. Holmes
3. Northern Nash
4. Western Guilford
5. Polk Central

Long Jump
1. Jim Twitty, Polk Central
2. Steve Ramsey, Burgaw
3. Ken Jackson, C.B. Aycock
4.
5.
High Jump
1. Milton Spaulding, Hallsboro 6-2
2. Rush Everett, Ahoskie
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Pole Vault
1. Mark Aycock, C.B. Aycock
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Shot
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Discus
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