Boyle County’s Wise wins state long jump, triple jump titles

Published 7:26 am Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Molly Wise of Boyle County and Matthew Mays of Mercer County each won two jumping events Saturday at the unofficial indoor state track and field championships in Louisville.

Wise won the Class 2A girls long jump and triple jump and Mays won the 2A boys long jump and triple jump in the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor State Championships at Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center.

Jai Maria Piazza of Mercer won the 2A girls 60 hurdles.

Mays also placed third in the boys high jump.

Chase Burkhart of Garrard County placed third in all three boys jumps. His best finish was second in the high jump.

KTCCCA Class AA Indoor State Championships
Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center, Louisville
(Area scorers)
BOYS
• Pole vault — 3. Alex Lockhart (Boyle County) 12-0.
• 200 — 4. Riley Peavler (Mercer County) 23.58.
• 400 — 8. Jonah Lewis (Mercer County) 55.90.
• 800 — 6. Elijah Profitt (Mercer County) 2:13.45.
• 1500 — 8. Marshall Hart (Mercer County) 4:39.68.
• 1600 relay — 5. Mercer County 3:43.60.
• 3200 relay — 3. Mercer County 9:02.77.
• Shot put — 6. Lleyton Penn (Mercer County) 40-2.
• High jump — 2. Chase Burkhart (Garrard County) 6-0; 3. Matthew Mays (Mercer County) 5-10.
• Long jump — 1. Mays (Mercer County) 21-7 3/4; 5. Burkhart (Garrard County) 19-1.
• Triple jump — 1. Mays (Mercer County) 45-6 1/4; 4. Burkhart (Garrard County) 38-8.

GIRLS
• 60 hurdles — 1. Jai Maria Piazza (Mercer County) 1:02.02.
• Long jump — 1. Molly Wise (Boyle County) 17-4 1/4.
• Triple jump — 1. Wise (Boyle County) 33-9 1/2.