Prep Zone: Cherryville track star

Prep Zone: Cherryville track star

Cherryville, NC (WBTV) – Last weekend marked the finale of the 2013 Cherryville High School track season. Trent Friday is sure to remember it with a clean sweep in his three events; 100, 200 and 400 meter.

Along with the 1A championship titles, he broke the state records in all of them: in the 100 meter; 10.48s, 200m; 21.71s, and 400m; 48 flat. Friday was out to break the record for the 100 and 200m but with the 400, he said he was focused on doing the best he could in each race. It was a pleasant surprise he broke the 400m record that he set his sophomore year.

Friday said he's just eager to see how much faster he can go and better he can get. The junior has run since he was 7 years old, took a short break at 12 and was highly recruited by the Ironmen track team. As a sophomore, Friday won the state championship in the 400m with a time of 48.12 seconds.

The 6-foot-1 Cherryville student hopes to get recruited by NC State, Clemson or Miami, but for now he's just excited that his moves on the track are creating some interest from colleges.

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