• 70°

Several Bobcats earn Area 8 awards

Nicholas Stewart was named KTCCCA Elementary Boys Runner of the Year after wrapping up an impressive season.

Stewart finished this cross country season with 12 first place wins including top finishes at the Pulaski County Invitational, Catbird Classic, Harlan County All-Comers, Southern Harrier Classic, Bobcat Challenge, Cards XC Challenge, Wayne County Invitational, Middlesboro All-Comers, Berea Invitational, Somerset Invitational, Middlesboro All-Comers Middle School Division, and the KTCCCA Meet of Champions.

Several other Bell County Bobcats were presented awards by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association for their success in the Area 8. Those runners include:

• Varsity Boys, First Team: Caden Miracle

•Middle School Boys, First Team: Hayden Green

•Middle School Boys, First Team: Braydin Hickey

•Elementary Boys, First Team: Elijah Hampton

•Elementary Boys, First Team: Reese Arno

•Elementary Boys, First Team: Jacob Brannon

•Elementary Boys, First Team: Nicholas Stewart

•Elementary Boys, Coach of the Year: Jason Stewart