Track and field athletes earn medals at state competition
On May 17, 25 track and field athletes competed in the state competition at the University of Kentucky. These student-athletes competed hard and represented KCD very well. The top eight performances in each event receive medals, and KCD medaled in three events at the meet. Lily Papalia turned in another strong performance in the shot put, finishing third overall with a throw of 35-07. Harper Smith ran a season best 1:01.65 in the 400 meter dash, finishing eighth overall. The 4✕800 relay team of Wilder Brice, Ryan Lentini, Henry Starks, and Robert Thomas finished eighth overall for the boys with a season best time of 8:42.97.
At the regional meet on May 11, the boys team finished as regional runners up, and the girls finished fourth overall. The girls team also had two individual champions: Harper Smith in the 400 meter dash and Lilly Papalia in the discus and shot put, breaking her own school record. Congratulations to the track and field Bearcats on a fantastic season!
Kentucky Country Day School is a private JK–12, coeducational school located on a spacious 85-acre campus in Louisville, KY. KCD combines a rigorous academic program with a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. Our outstanding faculty creates an intimate learning environment that is both challenging and supportive.