Madison County track and field athletes posted eight first-place finishes at a pair of events across the region on Thursday.
Madison Central and Model competed at the Tates Creek All-Comers Meet in Lexington, while Madison Southern competed at the Boyle County All-Comers Meet in Danville.
In Lexington, Madison Central racked up 113 points easily out-distanced Tates Creek (80) in the girls team competition.
The Madison Central boys got a pair of first-place finishes and took second place, finishing just 10 points behind Henry Clay.
In Danville, Southern had a total of three first-place finishes. The Lady Eagles finished fifth in the girls competition with 55 points, while the Eagles were seventh in the boys competition with 34 points.
Tates Creek All-Comers
Maryssa Stewart turned in the best individual performances for Central Thursday in Lexington.
The senior took first place in both the long jump and triple jump at the all-comers event.
Central’s Will Hinton took first place in the 300 meter hurdles and was third in the 100 meter hurdles.
Model’s Hannah Durbin won the pole vault competition and the Central boys 4x100 relay team also took first place.
The Central girls finished in the top five in all four relay events — second in 4x100 and 4x200, fifth in 4x400 and third in the 4x800.
Central’s boys took second in the 4x200 and third in the 4x400.
Central’s Brennan Fields was second in the 3,200 meters, losing by less than a second, and was third in the 1,600. Alexis Conner was third in both the 100 and 300 meter hurdles. Meghan Clemmons was fourth in both the shot put and discus and Melanie Manning was fourth in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters.
Other top five finishes for Central included: Kristen Parsley (second, 100 meter dash), Anna Knox (fourth, 800 meters), Ivanna Sabino (third, 1,600), Julia Manning (fifth, 1,600), Marley Gross (second, pole vault), Jadyn Hines (third, pole vault), Raevin Cain (fifth, shot put), Mason Crump (second, 1,600), Cameron Ikard (third, pole vault), Josh Ingram (fifth, pole vault), Keenan Miller (fifth, long jump), Terrell Adams (fifth, shot put) and Sam Jones (third, discus).
Model’s Reagan Cole took second place in the triple jump.