Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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February 19, 2014

High school regional Governor's Cup results

ASHLAND — Russell High School took first place overall in the regional high school Governor’s Cup competition earlier this week. Paul G. Blazer came in second and Lawrence County was third. The three teams also placed in the same order in quick recall.

Top finishers will move to the state competition next month in Louisville.

Complete results include:

 Mathematics

1. Daniel Sorrell, Russell, 2. Cameron Garner, Paul G. Blazer, 3. Alex Nguyen, Russell, 4. Ayush Prasad, Russell, 5. Jonathan Dingess, Paul G. Blazer

Social studies

1. Stephen Corbitt, Paul G. Blazer, 2. Tanner Bowen, Lawrence County, 3. Joe Van Deren, Russell, 4. Ali Wilt, Russell, 5. Shelby Street, Paul G. Blazer

Science

1. Cassie Woolley, Russell, 2. Joe Van Deren, Russell, 3. Matthew Eastham, Russell, 4. Hannah Wade, Paul G. Blazer, 5. Jason Zheng, Paul Blazer

Language arts

1. Michael Baird, Russell, 2. Aryssa Damron, Paul Blazer, 3. Tanner Bowen, Lawrence County, 4. Nate Gunning, Russell, 5. Claire Lyon, Russell

Composition    

1. Erin Henderson, Russell, 2. Alexandria Knipp, West Carter, 3. Alexandra Holmes, Russell, 4. Claire Lyon, Russell, 5. Kelsey Cole, Magoffin County

Arts and humanities

1. Ali Wilt, Russell, 2. Claire Lyon, Russell, 3. Stephen Corbitt, Paul Blazer, 4. Maddy McCloud, Russell, 5. Madison Harris, West Carter

 Future problem solving    

1. Russell, 2. Greenup County, 3. West Carter, 4. East Carter

Final standings

1. Russell, 2. Paul G. Blazer, 3. Lawrence County, 4. West Carter, 5. Greenup County           

Quick recall

1. Russell, 2. Paul G. Blazer, 3. Lawrence County, 4. Menifee County

Hume Sportsmanship

Award

Magoffin County

           

 

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