By Steve LeMaster
WILLIAMSBURG – The McCreary Central track and field program opened its 2018 season in the Frost Bite Relays at the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday. McCreary Central finished fourth overall out of 10 boys’ teams. On the girls’ side, McCreary Central placed 11th.
The Raiders notched a first place in distance relays and 11 top-5 relay heat finishes.
Calob Cox finished first in the long jump and fourth in the high jump for the Raiders.
The McCreary Central girls’ team posted a seventh place finish in the 4×100 relay and three top-5 relay heat finishes.
MaKenzi Cox placed sixth in the girls’ long jump.
Coaches Trevor and Missy Tucker guide the McCreary Central cross country program. The Raiders are slated to compete in the Lindsey Wilson College Track and Field Invitational in Columbia on March 24.
In addition to McCreary Central, the Frost Bite Relays featured Williamsburg, Pulaski County, Corbin, South Laurel. Cumberland County, Knox Central, Middlesboro, Somerset, Somerset Christian School, Harlan and Hazard.
McCreary Central is a member of Class 2A, Region 5, along with Bell County, Boyle County, Casey County, Clay County, Corbin, East Jessamine, Garrard County, Knox Central, Lincoln County, Mercer County, Rockcastle County, Russell County and Wayne County.
Complete results for the McCreary Central track and field program from the Frost Bite Relays are available online at: http://ky.milesplit.com/teams/3645/results/295529#.WqiQMNIrLIU.