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1965 State Track and Field Championships

May 1965

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BOYS
Team Scores:
1. Charlotte Myers Park
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100 yards
1. George Soule, Charlotte Myers Park 10.0
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220 yards
1. George Soule, Charlotte Myers Park 21.7
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440 yards
1. Jeff Prather, West Mecklenburg 49.2
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880 yards
1. Jeff West, Charlotte Myers Park 1:56.2
(Tied State Meet Record)
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One-Mile Run
1. Truett Goodwin, Durham 4:22.0
(New State Meet Record)
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120-yard High Hurdles
1. Jeff Howser, Charlotte Myers Park 14.4
(New State Meet Record)
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180-yard Low Hurdles
1. Jeff Howser, Charlotte Myers Park 19.8
(Tied State Meet Record)
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4x220-yard Relay
1. Charlotte Myers Park 1:30.1
(Mike Todd, Jeff Howser, Edgar Timberlake, George Soule)
(New State Meet Record)
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4x440-yard Relay
1. West Mecklenburg 3:26.0
(Gary Moore, Don Gray, Larry Godfrey, Jeff Prather)
(New State Meet Record)
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Long Jump
1. Clem Williams, Raleigh Millbrook 21-3.75
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High Jump
1. Billy Taylor, Mt. Airy 6-0
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Pole Vault
1. Harold Lilly, New Bern 13-1.25 (New State Meet Record)
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Shot Put
1. Tim Farmer, Chapel Hill 53-3 7/8
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Discus
1. Tim Farmer, Chapel Hill 160-0.
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Meet records were set in seven of the 14 events:

1:56.2 Jeff West, Myers Park (tied record set by Dave Scurlock, Greensboro 1955)
4:22.0 Truett Goodwin, Durham High (old record 4:23.0 by Rocky Soderburg, Garinger 1960)
14.4 Jeff Howser, Myers Park (old record 14.8 by Reid Warren, RJ Reynolds 1962)
19.8 Jeff Howser, Myers Park (tied record set by Harris, Myers Park (1960) & Warren (1962)
1:30.1 Charlotte Myers Park (old record 1:31.1 by Raleigh Broughton 1964)
3:26.0 West Mecklenburg (old record 3:28.0 Myers Park 1963)
13-1 1/4 Harold Lilly, New Bern (old record 13-0 by Lilly, 1964)


NCHSAC Group 1 (4A) Championships:
At N.C. College (now NCCU), Durham, NC

1. Wilmington Williston 28

100 yard dash:
1. Robert Keaton, Wilmington Williston

220 yard dash:
1. Robert Keaton, Wilmington Williston

120 yard High Hurdles:
1. Tony Ford, Durham Hillside NT

180 yard Low Hurdles:
1. Harding Kirkley, Charlotte York Road 21.1

4x220 yard Relay
1. West Charlotte 1:32.1
(New Meet Record)

4x440 yard Relay
1. Charlotte York Road 3:29.7
(New Meet Record)

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NCHSAC Group 2 (1A/2A/3A) Championships:
Saturday, May 8 - At Hanes Park, Winston-Salem, NC

1. Lexington Dunbar 45
2. Nash Central 22
3. Winston-Salem Anderson 17
4. Fayetteville Armstrong 15
5. Raleigh Gov. Morehead 14
6. Kannapolis Carver 13.5
7. (tie) Burlington Jordan-Sellars 8
7. (tie) Bahama Little River 8
9. Hillsboro Central (Hillsborough) 3.5
10. Durham Merrick-Moore 3
11. Creedmore Hawley 2
12. (tie) Dunn Harnett 1
12. (tie) Rowland Southside 1
12. (tie) Winston-Salem Paisley 1

100 yard dash:
1. Van Britt, Lexington Dunbar 9.8
(New Meet Record)
2. Lonnie Winston, Raleigh Gov. Morehead
3. Rawls, Raleigh Gov. Morehead
4. Foster, Fayetteville Armstrong

220 yard dash:
1. Lonnie Winston, Gov. Morehead 21.4
(New Meet Record)
2. Van Britt, Lexington Dunbar
3. Wilson Jackson, Lexington Dunbar
4. Foster, Fayetteville Armstrong

440 yard dash:
1. Perry Owens, Lexington Dunbar 52.2
(New Meet Record)
2. Harvey, Burlington Jordan-Sellars
3. Lunsford, Bahama Little River
4. Hiawatha Gist, Winston-Salem Paisley

880 yard run:
1. James Williams, Nash Central 2:02.8
(New Meet Record)
2. Evans, Fayetteville Armstrong
3. Morrison, Raleigh Gov. Morehead
4. Lucius Daye, Bahama Little River

One-Mile run:
1. Lucius Daye, Bahama Little River 4:43.8
(New Meet Record)
2. Carroll, Fayetteville Armstrong
3. Chaney, Winston-Salem Anderson
4. Whitted, Hillsboro Central

120-yard High Hurdles:
1. Leonard Ward, Nash Central 16.7
(New Meet Record)
2. Dye, Lexington Dunbar
3. Marsh, Nash Central
4. McDonald, Winston-Salem Anderson

180-yard Low Hurdles:
1. Milton Miller, Kannapolis Carver 21.2
2. Dusenbury, Lexington Dunbar
3. Lyons, Lexington Dunbar
4. McDonald, Winston-Salem Anderson

4x220-yard Relay:
1. Lexington Dunbar 1:31.6
(Wilson Jackson, Harvey Lindsay, Van Britt, Larry Burns)
2. Raleigh Governor Morehead
3. Kannapolis Carver
4. Rowland Southside

4x440-yard Relay:
1. Nash Central 3:31.6
(Lawrence Robinson, Norman Harrison, James Williams, George Eley)
2. Lexington Dunbar
3. Kannapolis Carver
4. Fayetteville Armstrong

Sprint Medley Relay:
1. Nash Central 3:44.8
(James Williams, Lawrence Robinson, Ethner Robinson, George Eley)
2. Winston-Salem Anderson
3. Fayetteville Armstrong
4. Kannapolis Carver

Long Jump:
1. Larry (Tojo) Burns, Dunbar 21-4
2. Anderson, Durham Merrick-Moore
3. Johnson, Kannapolis Carver
4. Cain, Raleigh Gov. Morehead

High Jump:
1. Wilton Enoch, Burlington Jordan-Sellars 5-8
2. Larry (Tojo) Burns, Dunbar
3. Morrison, Fayetteville Armstrong
4. (tie) Johnson, Kannapolis Carver
4. (tie) Thompson, Hillsboro Central

Shot Put:
1. Wesley Henderson, Winston-Salem Anderson 45-2
(New Meet Record)
2. Larry (Tojo) Burns, Lexington Dunbar
3. Thompson, Hillsboro Central
4. McKoy, Dunn Harnett

Discus:
1. Ozzie Johnson, Winston-Salem Anderson 128-0
(New Meet Record)
2. Larry (Tojo) Burns, Dunbar
3. Smith, Creedmore
4. Hicks, Kannapolis Carver

Lexington Dunbar won its second straight NCHSAC Group 2 title, coached by 
Elmore Lymons, a 1961 graduate of Winston-Salem State College. Dunbar was 
led by Larry Burns, who also starred in football and basketball for Dunbar. 

Meet Director was Marshall Emery of Winston-Salem Paisley HS.

(Results from an article by Luix Overbea in 
The Winston-Salem Journal, Sunday, May 9, 1965.)


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