CCHS track fares well; baseball team wins again

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By Dwane Wilder

Campbell County’s boys piled up 172 points to win a home track and field meet Tuesday afternoon while competing against seven other area high schools.

Brothers Justin and Preston Young accounted for six of the Cougars’ eight 1st place finishes.

Justin won the high jump, triple jump, 400 meter dash and half-miler. Preston was a double-winner in the discus and shot put.

Tyler Chapman took first place in the two-mile run. Campbell County’s 4x200 meter relay team — Chapman, Sean Lipps, Eli Caudill and Matthew Grodeman — also won its race.

On the girl’s side of the meet, the Lady Cougars placed third overall behind Anderson County and Lenoir City.

Kristin Chapman was a double-winner in the high jump and 400 meter dash and was runner-up in the 200.

Last week, both CCHS teams competed in a meet at Christian Academy of Knoxville on Thursday afternoon. Campbell County’s boys won the meet with 102 points. The host Warriors finished second, followed by AC and Clinton. Justin Young took first place in the triple jump, long jump and 400 and finished second in the 110 hurdles. Travis Ward was a double-winner in the hurdles. Preston Young swept the shot put and discus. Bradley Paul won the 3,200; and Garrett Reese and Lucas Nelson tied for second place in the high jump.

The Lady Cougars finished third behind AC and CAK. Kristin Chapman won the high jump and took second place in the 200.

Lauren Evans (1,600), Lindsay Evans (high jump) and Amber Young (discus) had runner-up finishes.

In the Big East Challenge last Wednesday at Jefferson County, Preston and Justin Young posted first place finishes in the shot put and triple jump, respectively. Justin Young also qualified for sectionals in the half-miler with a new personal record of 2:02.71.

Kristin Chapman had the top finish for the Lady Cougars with second place in the high jump.


Donnie Huddleston threw a two-hitter Tuesday night as Campbell County shut out visiting Jellico, 11-0, in five innings.

It was the second win in the past four games for the Cougars, who improved their record to 2-17 overall. The Blue Devils dropped to 4-5 on the season.

Trammel Marlow was the big hitter for Campbell County. He went 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles and 5 RBI.