By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor
KNOX CENTRAL — The Corbin High School boys track team brought home a first place finish at the Southeast Kentucky Conference (SEKC) meet at Knox Central, finishing with a team score of 152, which was 52 points better than second place Bell County, which finished with a 100. Knox Central tallied 86 points for third place, while Williamsburg grabbed fourth with 75, followed by Clay County’s 65 to round out the top five.
On the girls side of things, the Williamsburg Lady Jackets cleaned up in the event, winning first place by a margin of 61 points, thanks to a 181 overall score. Corbin was second with a 125, Bell County turned in a 77 and Knox Central posted a 75.
Williamsburg’s Fhazenah Jackson (13.30) and Kaylee Akins (13.70) brought home first and second place in the 100-meter, while Knox Central’s Janelle Reed (13.90) finished third in the event.
Jackson (27.90) also picked up first place in the 200-meter, while Akins (28070) was third and Reed was fourth. Corbin’s Arynn Hickman was fifth in the event with a time of 30.20.
Williamsburg’s Selena Mattingly (2:23.7) won first place in the 800 run, while Knox Central’s Sabrina Elliott (2:32.8) was second and Corbin’s Danielle Hickman (2:23.3) was third. Mattingly and Elliott finished first and second in the 1,600 run as well, turning in times of 5:37.1 and 5:39.6, respectively. Mattingly’s time of 12:39.4 was tops in the 3,200 run as well.
Corbin’s Hailey Martin (55.40) won the 300 hurdles, while Williamsburg’s Macy Damron (56.50) and Natalie Croley (56.90) finished second and third.
Williamsburg’s team of Akins, Jackson, Danasia Buchanon and Lexi Boggs were tops in the 4X100 relay, while Corbin’s Hickman, Madicyn Wynn, Breanna Smith and Samanth Lay finished fourth. Wiliamsburg’s Akins, Jackson, Buchanon and Cheyla Anderson also won the 4X200 relay, while Corbin grabbed second in the event.
Corbin’s team of Martin, Danielle Hickma, Karlee Hickman and Kaitlyn Waddle finished first in the 4X400 relay with a time of 4:31.5. Williamsburg was second in the event.
Makayla Mack took home first place in the girls pole vault evenet with a vault of 7-06, while Corbin’s Hannah Henegar was second with a 7-00.
Corbin’s Samantha Lay racked up a jump of 30-02.00 in the triple jump, which was good enough for first place. Williamsburg’s Lillie Abbott was second in the event with a jump of 25-06.50.
On the boys side of things, Corbin’s Zack Ingle threw for 106-65 and was first in the discus throw, while teammate Coby Cima was second with a 103-00.
Corbin senior Taylor Waddle won first place in the 100-run with a time of 11.70, and the 200 run with a time of 23.80
Williamsburg’s Garrett Faulkner finished second on the 1,600 run, but grabbed first in the 3,200 run with a time of 10:38.6
Corbin’s Andrew Johnson grabbed first in the 110 hurdles with a time of 18.40.
By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor
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