Bobcats win SEKC meet

Staff report

October 2, 2013

Bell County’s cross country teams brought home some hardware from the SEKC meet at Harlan County on Tuesday.

The Bobcats took first place on the boys side. Donovan Napier finished the 5K course in 18:28.38 to place second among individual runners.

Bell’s Mitchell Miracle was fourth with a time of 18:39.84 and Austin Shackleford was fifth with an 18:43.28. Logan Woody placed 13th, Haydon Blackburn 31st, Seth Bingham 33rd and Cole Raines 39th to complete the Bobcat contingent.

Harlan County was second in the boys’ team standings, Corbin third, Knox Central fourth and Williamsburg fifth.

Williamsburg’s Garrett Faulkner placed first overall with a time of 17:40.06 and Harlan Independent’s Mason Miller took third with a time of 18:34.31.

On the girls side, the Lady Cats placed fifth as a team. Kelly Brown turned in a second place individual finish with a time of 21:39.47. Other Bell County runners competing included: Cassidy Nantz, 17th; Lexi Sanders, 28th; Katherine Collins, 30th; Sydney Miracle, 32nd; and Summer Bailey, 33rd.

Williamsburg’s Selena Mattingly took first overall with a time of 21:14.81 and her Lady Jackets placed fourth.

Knox Central’s Sabrina Elliott was third with a time of 21:49.09, leading her Lady Panthers to a third place finish.

Corbin won the girls team race as Reese Helton, Bridgette Smallwood and Danielle Hickman led the way by placing 4th, 5th and 6th, respectively.

Host Harlan County was second, led by Kaitlyn Stittums who finished 7th overall with a time of 23:10.91.