Next week coverage area athletes will compete for regional baseball and softball championships, as well as state track and tennis titles.
The 2019 13th Region baseball tournament will kickoff Monday, May 27 at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. The Corbin Redhounds will face Bell County in game one at 11:00 am. Knox Central vs. Clay County will come next, followed by Middlesboro vs. Barbourville and North Laurel vs. Whitley County in the night game. Semifinal round games will be at 5:30 and 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, and the championship game will be played Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 pm.
The 2019 13th Region softball tournament will also begin Monday, May 27 at Whitley County High School. The Whitley County Lady Colonels will face Middlesboro in game one at 11:00 am. Lynn Camp vs. North Laurel will come next, followed by Clay County vs. Corbin and Harlan County vs. Knox Central in the late game. Semifinal round games will be at 6:00 and 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, and the championship game will be played Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 pm.
Regional baseball and softball champions will advance to play in semi-state contests next Saturday, June 1.
The 2019 KHSAA state championship tennis tournaments are set to begin next Thursday, May 30. Corbin’s Camille Overley will play in the first round of the girls singles tournament at 9:15 am that morning at the Top Seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville. Fellow Lady Hound Samantha Spady is scheduled to compete at the same time, also at Top Seed.
In the girls doubles bracket, Corbin’s Rachel Morton and Katherine Niemeier will play their opening round match at 11:30 am Thursday morning at Top Seed. Teammates Nancy Jane Jackson and Hannah Jones will play at 12:45 pm, while Whitley County’s Grace Barton and Victoria Johnson will play at 11:30 am.
Corbin’s Grant Morton will be in action early next Thursday morning, playing at 8:00 am at the University of Kentucky’s Boone-Downing tennis complex. Fellow Redhound Camden Harris and Whitley County Colonel Reece Halcomb are both set to take the court at UK at 9:15 am Thursday.
Finally, in the boys doubles bracket, Whitley County’s Jared Hunter and Jordan Richardson will play at UK at 10:30 am next Thursday. Corbin’s Peyton Hamlin and Quinn Maguet are scheduled to go on at the same time, while Redhounds Drew Beecham and Will Childers will play at 11:45 am.
Second round matches will take place later in the day Thursday at both Top Seed and Boone-Downing. Everyone advancing to the round of 16 on Friday will play at UK. Championship matches are scheduled to take place Saturday, June 1.
The following is a list of the coverage area athletes that have qualified for next week’s KHSAA state track & field championships at the University of Kentucky.
Class A – Thurs, May 30
Girls 4x800M Relay: Grace Ann Abbott, Heaven Warren, Nevaeh Warren, Abigail Schwarz, Cassie Weiss, Selena Mattingly, Vidisha Banker and Alana Mah (W’burg)
Boys 4x800M Relay: Nick Baird, Andrew Myers, Danny Moses, Brady Jones, John Riley Rowe, Lane Hawn, James Brown and Collin Taylor (W’burg)
Girls 100M Hurdles: Macy Damron and Lylah Mattingly (W’burg)
Boys 110M Hurdles: John Riley Rowe (W’burg)
Boys 100M Dash: Kyle Davis (W’burg)
Boys 4x200M Relay: Daniel Myers, James Brown, Kyle Davis, Gavon Thomas, Braxton Taylor, Larry Bray, John Riley Rowe and Eli Mattingly (W’burg)
Girls 1600M Run: Selena Mattingly (W’burg)
Boys 4x100M Relay: Chaz Jarboe, Kyle Davis, Gavon Thomas, Braxton Taylor, Daniel Myers, James Brown, Eli Mattingly and Danny Moses (W’burg)
Girls 400M Dash: Selena Mattingly (W’burg) and Abby Mabe (Lynn Camp)
Girls 300M Hurdles: Lylah Mattingly and Macy Damron (W’burg)
Boys 300M Hurdles: Eli Mattingly and John Riley Rowe (W’burg)
Girls 800M Run: Selena Mattingly (W’burg)
Boys 200M Dash: Gavon Thomas (W’burg)
Girls 3200M Run: Selena Mattingly (W’burg)
Girls 4x400M Relay: Madison Peace, Nevaeh Warren, Lillie Hall, Lylah Mattingly, Grace Ann Abbott, Jamie Moses, Selena Mattingly and Heaven Warren (W’burg)
Boys 4x400M Relay: Brady Jones, Daniel Myers, James Brown, John Riley Rowe, Larry Bray, Danny Moses, Kyle Davis and Donovan Marnhout (W’burg)
Girls Shot Put: Madison Chapman (W’burg)
Girls Long Jump: Lylah Mattingly (W’burg)
Boys Long Jump: Eli Mattingly (W’burg)
Girls Triple Jump: Lillie Hall and Macy Damron (W’burg)
Boys Triple Jump: Eli Mattingly (W’burg)
Boys High Jump: Joseph Kerby (Lynn Camp)
Girls Pole Vault: Lillie Hall and Ashley Chapman (W’burg)
Boys Pole Vault: Chaz Jarboe (W’burg)
Class 2A – Fri, May 31
Girls 4x800M Relay: Lauren Faulkner, Baleigh Noland, Hannah Morton, Lauren Simons, Allie Pennington and Ariella Garland (Corbin)
Boys 4x800M Relay: Andon Asher, Sean Simons, Austin Terrell, Noah Steely, Corey Marcum, Chase Thomas, Jonah Black and Logan Bargo (Corbin)
Boys 110M Hurdles: Tyler Neal and Camden Mackey (Corbin)
Girls 100M Hurdles: Cady Estep (Corbin)
Boys 100M Dash: Treyveon Longmire (Corbin)
Boys 4x100M Relay: Treyveon Longmire, Brdie Skinner, Taylor Johnson, Justin Brummett, Jake Steely, Christian Gosselin, Max Barnett and Tyler Neal (Corbin)
Boys 300M Hurdles: Tyler Neal (Corbin)
Girls 800M Run: Lauren Simons (Corbin)
Boys 200M Dash: Justin Brummett (Corbin)
Boys 3200M Run: Austin Terrell (Corbin)
Girls Shot Pu: Jadyn Robertson (Corbin)
Boys Shot Put: William Poynter (Corbin)
Girls High Jump: Maddie Jo Russell (Corbin)
Boys High Jump: Treyveon Longmire (Corbin)
Girls Pole Vault: Brooke Skinner (Corbin)
Boys Pole Vault: Cole Shelton and Josh Jones (Corbin)
Class 3A – Sat, June 1
Boys 300M Hurdles: River Braden (Whitley Co)
Boys 4x400M Relay: Devin Bowlin, River Braden, Matthew Chandler, Austin Gibbs, Colt Asher and Justin Decker (Whitley Co)
Girls Shot Put: Lyndi Lawson (Whitley Co)
Boys Long Jump: Chandler Powell (Whitley Co)
Girls High Jump: Mikkah Siler (Whitley Co)
Boys High Jump: Chandler Powell (Whitley Co)
More information on all regional and state championship events can be found at www.khsaa.org.