Jordan Welborn of Lumberton named 12 Star AOW - 5/7/14
Lumberton distance runner Jordan Welborn, who has qualified for in state in the 1600 meter run for the second time in three years, has been named the Wendys 12 Star Athlete of the Week. Welborn also competed at state in cross-country after winning the District 20-4a meet the last two years. She was district champ in the 800 last year but gave up that event to concentrate on the 1600 meters, since both races are run the same day. She was also district champ this year in the 3200 meters, second at the area meet, but finished third at regionals to miss out on competiting in that event state. Welborn will run the state final in the 1600 Friday night at 8:45 PM.