Huntington North’s Wiley delivers record-breaking performance at girls track state finals

Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 9:30 PM EDT
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WPTA) - Huntington North senior Addy Wiley certainly got the most out of her final high school meet.

The Viking senior set a pair of state records, winning two individual finals at the state finals in Bloomington.

Wiley won the 1600 for the third time in her high school career (the race wasn’t held her sophomore year, due to the pandemic). Wiley shattered the old state record of 4:43.46, winning the 1600 in a time of 4:38.69.

She broke the 800 state record later in the night, winning that race in a time of 2:06.26. The previous mark was 2:06.62.

Wiley would then finish third in the 3200, with a time of 10:38.57.

A couple local athletes earned all-state honors in the pole vault. Snider’s Niesha Anderson finished third in the vent, and Carroll’s Alexandra Sparks placed fourth.

Northrop had a pair of top-ten finishers in the long jump. Morgan Patterson was third in that event, with Kobi Scott finishing ninth.

Patterson and Scott also performed well in the hurdles. Patterson finished fifth in a time of 14.38 seconds, while Scott was eighth, posting a time of 14.54 seconds.

Northrop’s 4x100 team (which also included Patterson and Scott) finished fifth in the finals at 48.07 seconds.

Leo’s Leah Handshoe put up a third-place finish in the 300 hurdles, with Homestead’s Ryann Parrish finishing fourth. Handshoe’s time was 44.64 seconds, while Parrish finished in 44.73 seconds.

In the final race of the night, Homestead’s 4x400 team finished 7th, in a time of 3:58.47.

North Central took the team title with 55 points. Huntington North had the best finish of the teams from Northeast Indiana, with Wiley accounting for all 27 of the school’s points on Friday night.

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