Boys track team gets pair of third-place finishes in a week

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By Brian Blair

The Owen County High School boy’s track team had a busy week. The team competed in three meets last week and twice finished in third place.
The week began with a trip to Walton-Verona and the NCKC Meet.
The Bearcats would easily win the meet while Owen County finished third, just eight points behind Henry County High School.
The Rebels had some outstanding individual performances.
Collin Trammel finished first in both the 200-meter dash and the long jump.
The 4x200-meter relay team won its race while the 4x100-meter team finished second.
Ian Oaks won the high jump while Hunter Trenary finished first in the 3200-meter run and second in the 1600-meter run.
Paul Banks finished second in the 100-meter dash with Oaks coming in third.
Other results include Ross Ford finishing ninth in the 200-meter dash.
Keith Stout was seventh and Logan Bitler eighth in the 800-meter run while Cory Hudnall placed sixth in the 1600-meter run and fifth in the 3200-meter run.
The 4x400-meter relay team was fourth and the 4x800-meter team was third.
Jace Bruener was third in the long jump.
Chris Smith placed fourth and Evan Lozier seventh in the triple jump while Ford was eighth and Jeremy Smith ninth in the shot put.
Ford and Smith also placed sixth and ninth in the discus.
On April 24, the boys traveled to Lexington for the Tates Creek All-Comers Meet.
Trenary won the 3200-meter and Chris Smith won the triple jump.
Bruener placed third in the triple jump.
Bruener also finished third in the long jump and Chris Smith fifth in the long jump. Also in the long jump, it was Jeremy Smith 10th and Logan Herring finished in 17th.
Cory Hudnall was second in the 800-meter with Jeremy Smith, 11th.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Herring, Jeremy Smith, Bitler and Hudnall finished fourth. Andrew Banks was ninth and Ford finished 10th in the discus.
Friday night saw the Rebels head to Dry Ridge for the Grant County Invitational.
In the 100-meter dash, it was Paul Banks coming in third and Oaks finished fourth.
Trammel won the 200-meter dash with Herring came in 24th.
Bruener finished 12th in the 400-meter dash while Trenary was fourth and Lozier was 23rd in the 800-meter run.
Hudnall and Stout were ninth and 10th in the 1600-meter run while Trenary won the 3200-meter run.
Cody Downey finished 10th in both the 110 and 300-meter hurdles.
The relay team of Paul Banks, Oaks, Chris Smith and Trammel placed first in the 4x100-meter relay and second in the 4x200-meter relay.
Bruener, Lozier, Herring and Trenary placed in the 4x400-meter relay while Bitler, Herring, Hudnall and Stout were eighth in the 4x800-meter relay.
In the field events, it was Downey second in the long jump and seventh in the triple jump. Chris Smith was eighth in the triple jump. Andrew Banks and Ford placed 15th and 17th in the shot put while Ford was 18th in the discus.