The Bourbon County Colonels Relays were held on Saturday and some familiar names in the area popped up near the top of the leaderboard.
Mason County’s Dalton Kindt and Marissa Scilley took home first place finishes as well as Bracken County’s Trey Deaton. Kindt double-dipped with top finishes in both the shot put and discus while Scilley was tops in the triple jump. Deaton set a school record and won the long jump with a jump of 19-feet, 10-inches.
The Lady Royals were the top team finishers from the area, placing fourth in the meet. They scored 69 points, trailing leader Ryle finishing with 93 points, East Jessamine with 92 and Lexington Christian with 70.
Outside of Scilley’s solid result in the triple jump with a jump of 33-feet, 1.25 inches, she added a fourth place finish in the long jump (15-1.25). Te’A King placed second in the 100 meters (12.84) and teammate Iyanna Johns was fourth in the event (13.41). Rachel Payne posted a second place finish in the 300 hurdles (51.56), while Olivia O’Hearn and Abi Dawson shared second place in the pole vault, clearing 9-feet.
The Lady Royals relay teams of 4×400 (3rd, 4:22) and 4×100 (4th, 54.19) also fared well.
Bracken County got a fifth place finish from Natalie Bell in the shot put (27-00), to get them four points on the day, finishing in a tie for 15th place as a team.
Kindt’s first place finishes in the throwing events got the Royals 20 of their 36 points on the day, finishing eighth, a point behind Bracken County in seventh with 37 points. East Jessamine blew away the 14-team field with 148 points, clearing second place Campbell County by 68 points. Scott County finished third with 76 points.
Kindt obliterated competition in his two events, throwing 47-feet, 6-inches in the shot put, beating the next best throw by over five feet. In the discus, his throw of 139-feet, 8-inches beat the competition by 10-feet. Allen Powell posted a third place finish in the high jump (5-08) while the Royals 4×400 relay team finished fifth (3:55).
Deaton earned the Polar Bears 20 of their 37 team points. After the first place long jump finish, Deaton placed third in the 300 hurdles (45.25) and fifth in the triple jump (38-00.75). Jared Jefferson finished second in a highly contested run with Madison Central’s Kyler Stewart. Jefferson’s torrid pace of 4:39.49 was less than a second off from Stewart’s at 4:38.72. Jefferson’s teammate Brandon Cox placed fifth in the event (4:50).