Prep Roundup: Asheboro’s Becker claims second in freestyle

Asheboro swimmer Madison Burnette helped the Blue Comets in a relay during the state championships. (Randolph Record file photo)

CARY – Freshman Megan Becker of Asheboro was the runner-up in the Class 3-A girls’ 100-yard freestyle in the state championships Saturday at the Triangle Aquatic Center.

Becker finished the race in 53.57 seconds behind Orange’s Katie Belle Sikes, who set a Class 3-A state meet record of 49.45.

Becker was also fourth in the 200 freestyle in 1:56.40.

Asheboro’s Madison Burnette, Fiona Wolfe-Roberts, Maci Columbia and Becker combined for 10th place in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:48.56.

Ninth in the 400 freestyle relay in 4:01.35.

Indoor track and field

At Winston-Salem, Randleman senior Iniyah Mitchell placed third in the Class 2-A girls’ shot put in the state championships at JDL Fast Track.

Mitchell’s toss of 34 feet, 9 ½ inches was nearly 3 feet farther than the fourth-place mark.

By Randolph Record