GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae males’s indoor monitor & area group has been picked to complete eighth within the 2020-21 Convention Carolinas Preseason Ballot, the league workplace introduced on Wednesday. Senior Tristin Bertie and sophomores Camden Donovan and Elkin alumni Christopher Lomax have been all acknowledged as Preseason Athletes to Look ahead to the spring of 2021.
Mount Olive (78 factors), who has gained the convention title every of the earlier 5 years, obtained seven first-place votes to safe the highest spot within the ballot. North Greenville (68) obtained the three different first-place votes to sit down in second place, whereas newcomer UNC Pembroke closed out the top-three with 66 level. The preseason ballot was voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Athletes to Watch
Bertie, Donovan and Lomax are all poised to make an announcement throughout this yr’s indoor season after closing out the 2019-20 marketing campaign by claiming All-Convention honors on the Convention Carolinas Indoor Championships on Feb. 23. Bertie and Donovan joined Garrett Ybarra and Joshua Corridor to complete second within the 4000m distance medley relay (10:50.67), which broke the college’s indoor document for the occasion. Donovan posted a third-place end with a mark of 1.86m within the excessive bounce.
Welcome to Banner Elk
Head Males’s and Ladies’s Observe & Discipline Coach Ley Fletcher introduced the addition of 12 newcomers to his 2020-21 recruiting class on Aug. 18. The most recent class of Bobcats embody Christian Bargaineer, Justice Dorsey, Aaron Kirby, Jeffrey Nickerson, Spencer Piercy, Brian Sims Jr., Rondale Weaden and Cameron Wilson. The recruiting class additionally consists of Walker Cummins and Hunter Sizemore who can even be competing for the cross nation program as properly.
Returning to the Bobcats
Cooper Abernathy, Silas Arendash, Corimonte Eatmon, Aiden Corridor, Keith Holmes Jr., Blake Radder, Ybarra and Elias Zajicek all rejoin the Bobcats for the 2020-21 season and wish to take the following step towards becoming a member of the All-Convention alternatives.
Trying forward on the Indoor Season
Lees-McRae is scheduled to open the season on Sunday, Jan. 24 on the JDL Quick is Flat Traditional in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Bobcats are subsequent schedules to compete within the Mondo School Invitational and the Winston-Salem School Traditional on Jan. 30 and Feb. 14 respectively. The 2021 Convention Carolinas Males’s and Ladies’s Indoor Observe & Discipline Championships are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 21 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
2020-21 Convention Carolinas Males’s Indoor Observe & Discipline Preseason Ballot:
Rank Workforce (1st Place Votes) Factors
1 Mount Olive (7) 78
2 North Greenville (3) 68
3 UNC Pembroke 66
4 Emmanuel 57
5 Southern Wesleyan 51
6 Barton 41
7 Belmont Abbey 33
8 Lees-McRae 27
9 King 18
10 Erskine 11
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