Jager Gardner and Dexter Andrews All-WNC track & field

From staff reports

Owen senior Jager Gardner and junior Dexter Andrews were named to The Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC track team last week.

Andrews earned the recognition for his performer as a thrower, excelling in the discus event. He recorded his season-best throw of 142 feet, 3 inches in the Western Highlands Conference tournament.

Gardner, who committed to playing football for Temple University, was the Western Regional champion for 2-A in the long jump. He was Western North Carolina’s top performer in that event with jump of 22 feet, 3.5 inches.

Honorable mentions for the team from Owen were Lindsey Banks, Tia Davis, Kristyl Keeter, Grace Drummond, Hannah Feinsilber and Deidra Cox.