Looking at the entry list for Penn Relays, North Carolina looks to be sending quite a strong contingent to compete. The group, led by Jake Hurysz of Eastern Alamance, could have a very impressive showing. Jake is currently ranked #1 in the US at 3200m and will compete in the boy's 3000m. Here's a closer look at who will representing NC this weekend.
Jake Hurysz, Eastern Alamance, 3,000m - current US #1 at 3200m (8:49.76)
Isaac Presson, Asheville, Mile Run - current US #7 in the mile (4:14.01), US #1 at 1500m (3:56.62)
Daisaun White, Asheville, Triple Jump - current best 46-8
Blake Williams, Northern Durham, 3,000m - current US #3 in the 1600 (4:11.43), 9:04 3200m best
Mohamed Abushouk, Cary, 3,000m - 9:12 PR for 3200m
Lexie Schustrom, Pinecrest, 3,000m - 10:48 PR for 3200m
Laura Hoer, TC Roberson, 3,000m - currently US#13 for 3200 (10:37.37)
Sequoia Watkins, TC Roberson, Discus - currently US #20 in discus (144-7)
Cary's girls 4x800 - currently ranked #11 in the US (9:23.81)
Knightdale's boys 4x400 - currently ranked #16 in the US (3:16.98)
There are some other relays as well.