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Knights send 14 qualifiers to state meet
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There will be a strong North Central presence at this weekend’s class A South Carolina State Track and Field Championships to be held at Harry Parone Stadium on the Spring Valley High School campus in northeast Columbia.Nine members of the NC boys team, which finished second out of 24 teams at Saturday’s Upper State championship meet at Landrum High School, qualified for this weekend’s state event.The Knights’ 4 x100- and 4 x400-meter relay teams consisting of seniors Tavarus Porter, Shaun Thomas, Thomas Flowers and Shaquaille McClinton along with junior Clarence Williams and sophomore Bernard Walden finished in first place in their respective events. Williams also qualified in the 100- and 200-meter dashes with second place finishes. Senior Ealey Seegars will compete in the 400-meter hurdles.