Hudson siblings make mark in track, field competitions

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Bryan Hudson, returned to school with two national championship titles. Recently, Hudson competed in the USATF National Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, N.C. where he went up against more than 50 of the top throwers from across the United States. Hudson had an outstanding performance as he set two new personal records during the meet.  With a toss of 35.53m (116’ 7”), Bryan won the USATF National Junior Olympic Championship in 11-12 boys’ discus.  Hudson also medaled in the shot put event by placing seventh with another personal record of 12.09m (39’ 8”).  
In late June, Hudson won his first national championship in discus at the USATF USA Youth Outdoor National Championships in Edwardsville, Ill.  He placed second in shot put. Hudson, a seventh grader at Scott County Middle School, also plays football and basketball. He is the son of Chuck and Mandi Hudson of Williamstown.



Kadee Hudson, recently brought home gold at the State Middle School Track and Field Championships held at University of Louisville’s track and field complex.  Hudson, an eight grader at Scott County Middle School threw a state best 36’ 8.5” to win the state shot put title - a mark just shy of a full two feet ahead of the rest of the field.  Hudson also had a 15th place state finish in long jump and ran the anchor legs for the 14th place 4x200 relay team and 19th  place 4x100 relay team. SCMS girls’ placed an impressive fifth place overall at the state meet. The Scott County Middle School girls’ track team also repeated as Bluegrass Conference champions where Hudson won gold in long jump, shot put and 4x100 and silver in 4x200.
Hudson was also was a member of the SCMS girls’ basketball team and the freshman, JV and varsity basketball teams at SCHS while carrying straight As through the year.  Hudson was most honored at the year’s end with the Rick Thompson Award, a coaches-voted award given to an outstanding female student-athlete at SCMS annually.  Hudson is the daughter of Chuck and Mandi Hudson of Williamstown.