King Combest won the 100-meter dash at the Kentucky Junior Olympics Championships on Saturday at Centre College in Danville.

Combest, who recently completed fifth grade at Tamarack Elementary, posted a record time of 13.08 to win the 11-12 age division.

Combest is scheduled to compete in a national competition in August in Sacramento, Calif.

He is the son of former Owensboro High School star Casey Combest, the national high school record holder in the indoor 60-meter dash (6.57).

Breck County falls in state semis

Third Region champion Breckinridge County dropped a 5-1 decision to Lexington Tates Creek in the semifinal round of the KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Saturday at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington.

Kaeveon Mitchell led the Fighting Tigers at the plate, getting three of his team's six hits. Leadoff hitter Brock Lucas scored Breck County's lone run in the third inning.

Blayne Deaton led Tates Creek (34-7), going 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Grant Stone added a two-run single.

Breck County closed out its season at 29-6.

In the second semifinal on Saturday, 1st Region champion McCracken County edged Louisville Trinity, 6-5.

Due to the threat of more inclement weather in the area on Saturday night, the championship game was moved to noon (CT) on Sunday.

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