Athletes of the Week: Feb. 23rd UK Edition Athletes of the Week

UK High School Invitational Edition


Normally there would only be one athlete of the week but with so many great performances I thought I would pass along some recognition to three of the top performers for each gender from Saturday.


Elizabeth Anderson
duPont Manual

Anderson, a senior at duPont Manual ran new career best times in the One Mile and Two Mile Runs.  She rolled in both races finishing fourth overall running a 5:04.46 and an 11:01.10.  She is currently ranked #25 nationally in the Two Mile Run.


Catherine Claywell

Claywell, a sophomore finished second overall in the High Jump hitting 5-06 for the second time this season.  She is currently ranked 23rd nationally and #1 in Kentucky.


Samantha Smith
Rockcastle County

Smith, a senior at Rockcastle County finished fourth overall in the Long Jump with a new best jump of 18-01.  She also finished sixth in the Triple Jump with a leap of 35-05.25.  Her performance in the Long Jump ranks #40 nationally. 





Andrew Stewart
North Hardin

Stewart, a junior at North Hardin ran a new personal best time of 1:54.91 in the 800m to finish fourth overall.  His time ranks # 1 in Kentucky and sixth nationally.


Ryan Ramsey
St. Xavier

Ramsey, a senior at St. Xavier finished second overall in the Pole Vault in just his third time competing in the event.  He vaulted a new career best of 15-06 which ranks #1 in Kentucky and #11 nationally.


Marcus Winstead

Winstead, a senior at Owensboro finished third overall in the 60 Meter Dash with a smoking time of 6.87 seconds.  His time ranks #1 in Kentucky and #10 nationally.