Orange junior Jeffrey Faulkner set his personal best in the 400 meters during the senior day meet at Auman Stadium in Hillsborough. Competing against Northern Durham and Vance County, Faulkner finished the 400 in 52.04 seconds. Later, Faulkner finished 3rd in the 200 meters at 24.84, finishing just behind teammate Gasiah Drewery, who came in second. Since track and field season has been extended this year, Faulkner is focused on qualifying for the 3A State Championships. First, he and the rest of his Orange teammates will have to qualify through the 3A Mideast Regionals. That will be held at Southern Lee High School in Sanford on June 19. The 3A State Championships will be held on June 26. Next week, Orange will compete in a meet at Northwood High School in Pittsboro.

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