The Transylvania Times -

By Philip Latter
BHS Track Coach 

Bevy Of Blue Devils Qualify For State Track Finals – Brevard NC


For a moment, the fatigue of running three events looked like it was settling in on Eliza Witherspoon’s face.

The junior had already qualified for the 2A State Championship in the 4x800 relay and the 1,600 with a fast time of 5:27. With temperatures above 80 and a strong wind blowing in from the west, conditions were far from ideal. Yet, true to form, Witherspoon put in several strong surges, moved from fifth place to second, and wrapped up her third qualifier with comparative ease.

“This was just an outstanding day for Eliza,” said head coach Phil Latter. “She was totally in com...

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