Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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May 23, 2014

Class 2A state track is today

LEXINGTON — Boyd County’s girls track team, coming off a solid No. 2 finish in the Class 2A, Region 6 Meet, will have plenty of representation at the Class 2A Track and Field State Championships today at the University of Kentucky Outdoor Complex.

Events begin at 4:30 p.m.

The Lady Lions aren't alone in preparing to display what the northeastern Kentucky area has to offer.

Rowan County's boys will be widely dispersed as well, following their second-place performance in the regionals.

The following are area athletes competing in multiple individual events: Hannah Reese (Ashland), Isaac Lee (Rowan County), Quinton Baker (Ashland), Brittany Jarrell (Boyd County), Kara Coldiron (Russell), Courtney Gibson (Boyd County), Macy Dyer (East Carter), Charina Stanley (Boyd County), Shelley DeHarte (Rowan County), Kaylee Robinson (Ashland), Nathan Hanshaw (Rowan County), Paige McPeak (Johnson Central), Tyler Compton (Johnson Central) and Jonah Black (Boyd County).

Ashland, Boyd County, East Carter and Johnson Central all have multiple relay teams participating.

Class 2A State Meet

Local entries

Girls 4x800 relay: Boyd County

Boys 4x800 relay: East Carter, Russell

Girls 100 hurdles: Hannah Reese (Ashland), Angel Logan (Greenup County), Macy Dyer (East Carter)

Boys 110 hurdles: Isaac Lee (Rowan County)

Girls 100 dash: Kaylee Robinson (Ashland)

Boys 100 dash: Jake Long (Ashland), Quinton Baker (Ashland)

Girls 4x200 relay: Ashland, Johnson Central

Boys 4x200 relay: Lewis County, Johnson Central

Girls 1600 run: Kara Coldiron (Russell)

Boys 1600 run: Shelley DeHarte (Rowan County)

Girls 4x100 relay: Greenup County, Ashland

Boys 4x100 relay: Ashland, Rowan County

Girls 400 dash: Brittany Jarrell (Boyd County)

Girls 300 hurdles: Hannah Reese (Ashland)

Boys 300 hurdles: John Erni (Rowan County), Isaac Lee (Rowan County), Dustin Sexton (East Carter)

Girls 800 run: Courtney Gibson (Boyd County)

Boys 800 run: Ben Napier (East Carter), Tanner Barton (Lewis County)

Girls 200 dash: Kaylee Robinson (Ashland), Brittany Jarrell (Boyd County)

Boys 200 dash: Quinton Baker (Ashland)

Girls 3200 run: Courtney Gibson (Boyd County), Kara Coldiron (Russell)

Boys 3200 run: Shelley DeHarte (Rowan County), Josh Riley (Russell)

Girls 4x400 relay: Boyd County

Boys 4x400 relay: East Carter, Rowan County

Girls shot put: Charina Stanley (Boyd County)

Boyd shot put: Jordan Hunt (Lewis County), Nathan Hanshaw (Rowan County)

Girls discus throw: Charina Stanley (Boyd County), Piper Schlaeppi (Boyd County)

Boys discus throw: Nathan Hanshaw (Rowan County)

Girls long jump: Paige McPeak (Johnson Central)

Boys long jump: Slade McPeek (Johnson Central), Tyler Compton (Johnson Central), Jonah Black (Boyd County), Justin Graham (Rowan County)

Girls triple jump: Ali Smith (Boyd County), Paige McPeak (Johnson Central), Macy Dyer (East Carter)

Boys triple jump: Caleb Martin (Russell), Tyler Compton (Johnson Central), Jonah Black (Boyd County)

Girls high jump: Mollie Workman (Lawrence County), Cara Jorio (Greenup County)

Boys high jump: Miles McGranahan (Ashland), Laney Stone (Rowan County)

Girls pole vault: Allison Spears (Boyd County)

Boys pole vault: Kaden Martin (Ashland), Cody Tackett (Boyd County), Clayton Meade (Boyd County)


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