By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jacket track team took home first place honors with 86 points during this past weekend's Williamsburg Frost Bite Relays while Knox Central placed second with 85. Corbin (76 points), Pulaski County (55), Southwestern (45.5), South Laurel (22.5) and North Laurel (16) followed.
Pulaski County took home top honors on the boys' side with 115.5 points while Corbin placed second with 65 points. Cumberland County (50 points), Knox Central (48), Southwestern (43.5), South Laurel (33), Williamsburg (22) and North Laurel (20) rounded out the eight-team field.
Williamsburg had first place winners in the 100 Meter Hurdles (Natalie Croley, - 17.2), the 4x200 Meter Relay (Miranda Peace, Kaylee Akins, Haley Harris and Fhazenaeh Jackson - 1:57.3), the 4x400 Meter Relay (Sarah Perkins, Haley Harris, Kacie Brown and Kaylee Akins - 4:36.7) and Pole Vault (Miranda Peace - 7-06)
Knox Central took home first place honors in the 4x100 Meter Relay (Haley Brown, Casey Mitchell, Jazemene Taylor and Cassi Shippy - 55.5), 4x100 Relay Thrower (Ashley Visosa, Markelle Smith, Andrea Dumphord and Kaley Owens - 1:07.8), 800 Sprint Medley (Brown, Taylor, Mitchell, Shippy - 2:00.5), High Jump (Haley Brown - 4-04) and Long Jump (Cassi Shippy - 7.75).
Corbin finished first in the Discus Throw (Chelsea Gibbs - 76-10.50)
Corbin placed first in the 4x100 Meter Relay thrower (Grant Grigsby,Dakota Robertson, Kaleb Maguet and Jonathan Hubbard - 52.9)
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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With a 6-3 win over the Clay County Tigers, the North Laurel Jaguars became back-to-back 49th District Champions on Monday night.
Corbin’s Kevin Goins has come to be known as Mr. Reliable on the pitcher’s mound this season and Monday wasn’t any different for the junior hurler.
Eight is Enough
The North Laurel Lady Jaguars captured their eighth straight 49th District Championship on Monday night with an 8-1 win over the Clay County Lady Tigers.
Cardinals breeze by Williamsburg in 10-0 win
The South Laurel Cardinals came into Monday’s game with one goal in mind and head coach Wynn Harris wasn’t about to let his team forget about it.
Lady Hounds outlast Whitley
Sydney Reynolds went 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run and Hannah Hart tallied seven strikeouts to lead Corbin past Whitley County, 5-1.
Lady Cards cruise past Williamsburg
The South Laurel Lady Cardinals made quick work of the Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jackets Monday, using a 14-0 win to advance to the 50th District finals today.
Panthers pound Lynn Camp, 21-0
Brandon Hillard’s Knox Central Panthers took care of business and advanced to the 51st District title game by knocking off Lynn Camp Monday with ease, 21-0.
Lynn Camp, Williamsburg and Whitley County had student-athletes that participated in the Class A and Class 3A State Track and Field Meets on Saturday, but none came up with any team points.
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With post-season beginning today, I figured I should release my post-season rankings before district tournaments begin.
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