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May 14, 2014

Lady Jackets win region track championship

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor

SOMERSET — The Williamsburg High School track teams turned in solid efforts at the Class A, Region 6 meet at Pulaski County High School.

The Lady Jackets dominated the event, bringing home a region title with a team score of 166, 29 points better than second place Model, while the Yellow Jackets finished second with a 113 behind Somerset’s first place score of 125.

The team of Abigail Schwarz, Haley Harris, Cheyla Anderson and Hannah Reynolds brought home first place in the 4x800, while Addison Anderson, Eric Poore, Josh Anderson and Tanner Boggs won the same event on the boys side for Williamsburg.

Macey Damron grabed second place in the 100 hurdles with a time of 18.69 and Dalton Shackleford won the boys 110 hurdles with a time of 19.45. Matthew Mattingly was third in the event with a 21.86. The team of Kaylee Akins, Haley Harris, Lexi Boggs and Macey Damron earned first place in the 4x200 with a time of 1:51.75.

Selena Mattingly dominated the field in the 1600 run, winning by nine seconds with a time of 5:40.85, while Garrett Faulkner finished third in the boys 1600 run with a 4:49.65.

It was another first place team finish for the Lady Jackets in the 4x100 relay, thanks to the team of Kaylee Akins, Danasia Buchanon, Macey Damron and Makayla Mack. The group turned in a time of 52.94 for the win.

Mattingly added another first place finish in the 800 run, turning in a time of 2:34.75, and the 3200 run, with a time of 12:42.01. She was followed in second place in the 800 run by teammate Haley Harris’ 2:37.91. Addison Anderson added another first place for the Lady Jackets with a time of 2:06.94 in the 800 run.

Williamsburg’s Katie Jones grabbed second in the shot put, throwing for a distance of 17-06.50, while Zachary Culvers was first in the boys shot put with a distance of 41-08.00.

Makayla Mack turned in a solid effort in the pole vault, clearing 7-06, good enough for second.

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