Kratzer, Ross lead track team at Central Hardin


Hancock County Alex Kratzer won two jumping events and Izzy Ross won the mile during a 5-team track & field meet at Central Hardin Saturday.

Alex had a very good meet. She jumped the best she has in a couple weeks,” HCHS coach Chris Hawkins said.

HCHS athletes who placed within the top 10 in their respective events are listed.

Kratzer won the girls long jump with a leap of 13 feet, seven and one quarter inches, and Juliana Nevitt placed 10th at 10–08. Kratzer won the triple jump by more than three feet over her nearest competitor. Her total distance was 28–09.

Izzy Ross took first place in the girls 1600 meter run with a time of five minutes, 36 seconds. Nevitt placed ninth in 7:11.

Kratzer placed second in the 300 meter hurdles in 55.11 seconds. Embry Keenan of Meade County won in 54.22.

Allyson McCormick placed fifth in the javelin at 45–04, Emily McCormick was sixth at 45 feet, and Mackenzie Basham 10th at 36 feet. Allyson’s throw was good enough to set a new HCHS record for girls.

Emily McCormick was seventh in the shot put with a throw of 19–05 and sixth in the discus at 50–05. Allyson McCormick was eighth in the shot at 18–11. Basham was ninth in the discus at 35–04.

Leelee Board was seventh in the 100 meter hurdles in 25.19. Keenan won in 18.48.

Sydney Weatherholt was eighth in the 400 meters in 1:12.11, and Erica Lindsey was ninth in 1:12.23. Morgan Covey of Central Hardin won in one minute.

Lindsey was 12th in the 800 meters in 3:05. Larue County’s Ella Tucker won in 2:37.

Larue County won the girls team title with 99.5 points. Hancock County was fifth with 33 points.

Boys results

Sebastain Fredell placed second in the 110 meter hurdles in 17.9 seconds. Aidan Hunter-Williamson of Larue won in 17.17.

Alex Basham was third in the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, two inches, and Braydon Wathen was ninth at 14–06. Tre Williams of CHHS won at 19–09.

Basham was third in the triple jump at 34–04. Jackson Crume won at 37–06.

Basham was seventh in the 100 meter dash in 12.7 seconds. Williams won in 12.03.

James Singleton was eighth in the discus with a throw of 83–09. Marshall Jackson of Meade won at 118–08. Singleton was eighth in the javelin at 71–04.

Grayson County won the boys team title with 111 points. Hancock County with fifth with 15 points.

By Steve Wimmer

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