Campbellsville High School junior Austyn Thornton is a regional track champion, and will compete at state on Saturday, May 28.
CHS track team brought home several wins at the Class 1A Region 3 meet on Saturday, May 14, in Louisville.
Thornton won first place in the boys’ triple jump and long jump.
As a result of his first-place finish, he will compete at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state track meet at the University of Kentucky.
Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Matthew Oliver was ninth place in the boys’ long jump.
In the boys’ shot put, CHS junior Logan Brown was 11th and freshman Tristan Johnson was 12th. Brown finished in eighth place in the boys’ discus throw.
CMS eighth-grader Taliyah Hazelwood finished fourth in the 100- and 200-meter dash races.
For the boys’ 4×800, CHS freshmen Skyler Burchett, Evan McAninch and Ian McAninch and senior Jake Despain finished in sixth place.
In the girls’ 4×200 race, eighth-graders Isis Coleman, Taliyah Hazelwood and Jasmine Coro and freshman Lauren Williams finished sixth.
Eighth-grader Zoe McAninch finished the 1,600-meter run in sixth place.
And in the girls’ 4×100, sixth-grader Kaylyn Smith, eighth-graders Isis Coleman and Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman Lauren Williams were sixth.
Overall, the boys’ team finished in seventh place, and the girls’ team finished in 12th.
Steve Doss and Katie Wilkerson are the CHS track team coaches.