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May 14, 2014

Somerset boys win Region title

Jumpers claim 7th straight region team track crown

Somerset — The Somerset High School boys track team captured their seventh straight regional crown on Monday evening at Pulaski County High School track.

The Briar Jumpers were led by senior sprinter Cam Cheuvront, who won two individual regional titles and was on two regional championship relay teams. Cheuvront, the defending 100-meter Class A state champ, won the 100-meter dash on Monday in 10.99 seconds and won the 200-meter dash in 22.80 seconds.

Two-time Class A triple jump state champ Maranda Mills won three individual gold medals  on Monday. Mills won the long jump with a best of 17’05”, she won the triple jump with a best of 35’09.25”, and the high jump with a best of 5’02”.

Somerset sophomore Shea Lee won the shot put with a best of 28’09” and the discus with a best of 78’02”.

Somerset senior Alex Franklin won the long jump with a best mark of 19’07”.

Somerset senior Braden Bigelow won the pole vault event with a best of 10’00”.

The Somerset 800-meter relay team of Castle Hatcher, Will Lange, Cam Cheuvront and Austin Hill won the event with a time of 1:35.35. The same Somerset foursome also wo the 400-meter relay with a time of 45.88 seconds.

The Somerset 1600-meter relay team of Cort Adams, Logan Sutton, Tristan Krause and Kyle Baker won their event with a time of 3:54.51.

The Somerset boys team won with a score of 125 points, outdistancing Williamsburg’s 113 points.

The Somerset girls team finished third with 101 points behind Williamsburg (166) and Model (137).

Qualifiers will compete in the KHSAA Class A State Championships at the University of Kentucky on Saturday, May 24.


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