45th annual Harrison Co. Invitational sees Breds finish second, Fillies sixth

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By Mike Aldridge

Bishop Brossart won the girl’s portion of the Harrison County Invitational Track Meet and set three new meet records in the process.  
The Lady Mustangs edged Scott County by only three and one half points followed by Mason County, Beechwood, Lexington Christian and Harrison County.  
The Fillies were sixth in the 14-team field.  
Kassidy Cook led the way for the Fillies taking second in the 100M hurdles, third in the triple jump, and fourth in both the long jump and high jump.  
The hurdles continue to be the strong suit for the Fillies as both Haley Carr and Caylin Mattox scored well in the hurdle events.  
Mattox was third in the 100M hurdles with Carr fourth.
Carr finished second in the 300M hurdles in a good time of :52.84.  
Amelia Bolin ran a quick 1:05.71 in the 400M dash for third place. Nicole Goderwis of Bishop Brossart set a new meet record in this race winning in :59.02.  
The Fillies were also strong in the relays beginning with the 800M relay team of Chandlyr Puckett, Carr, Mattox and Hannah Thomas, who finished third in 1:55.56.  Puckett, Carr, Mattox and Bolin were fourth in the 400M relay event in which Brossart established a new meet record of :50.34.  
Puckett, Tarah Martin, Bolin and Mary Levi finished fifth in the 1600M relay and the 3200M relay of Kayla Joy, Bolin, Martin and Levi also finished fifth.  
The other meet record set Saturday was in the triple jump where Brossart’s Suzi Brown leaped 35 feet, 7 inches.  
“All in all it was a good day for the girls,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “We are continuing to get more girls involved and they are doing well.”
The Thorobreds were second to Scott County in the meet by a 130 to 127 score.  George Rogers Clark was a distant third followed by Ryle, Lexington Christian and Holmes.  
There were 14 teams in the meet for the boys’ competition.
The Breds did very well in the field events winning first place in four of the six field events.  
Dominic Walker was first in the discus with a throw of 133 feet, 10 inches and second in the shot put.  
Harrison County was one, two, three in the triple jump with Justin Hunter, Jeffrey Hunter and Mason Ritchie taking the first three spots.  
Jovon Williams won the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, .05.75 inches. Justin Hunter was second and Jordan Kenney fourth.  
Taylor Bolin won the pole vault with a season’s best jump of 12 feet.  Mason Ritchie was second in the high jump  clearing six feet with Kenney fourth.  
The running also went well for the Thorobreds as Grant Carr displayed his last season form winning the 400M dash in :52.96.  
Williams was third in the 200M dash and Derek Nunnelley was second in the 110M hurdles.  
Malcolm Walker picked up additional points coming in seventh in the 100M dash.  
The relays were also a strength for the Thorobreds.  The 400M relay team of Deshon Talbott, Justin Hunter, Williams and Kenney were second in a quick :45.59.  
Also finishing second was the 800M relay team of Malcolm Walker, Justin Hunter, Williams and Kenney.  
The 1600M relay was fourth with Malcolm Walker, Talbott, Brock Jenkins, and Carr.  
Scott County set the meet record in the 3200M relay winning in 8:45.7.  
The Harrison County team of Shane Palmer, Cory Moore, Scott Moore and Austin Short was seventh in 9:28.34.  
“The boys are working hard,” noted Coach Robert Walker. “We still have a long way to go to be ready for the regional.”
Coaches Walker and Simpson want to thank all of the parents and volunteers and the school administration for all of the hard work that helped make this meet a success.