Image courtesy Jennifer Fisher

Community Roundup: Fisher, Charles, Hoots score victories

Jennifer Fisher of Columbus took honors as the top female finisher at the Red White & Blue Flame 5K on July 2 in Pickens, S.C.

Fisher covered the 3.1-mile course in 20:23.19, good enough for sixth overall in the field as well as the top female spot.

Zac Doneth of Easley, S.C. won the race with a time of 17:30.30.

CHARLES COMPETES IN CHARLESTON: Polk County soccer coach Lennox Charles helped lead Charleston VOP to the Carolinas Cup championship in tournament action held Memorial Day weekend in Charleston.

Charleston VOP finished 4-0-1 in the tourney, defeating Madra Rua of Charleston 2-0 in the championship match.

The tourney was played in an 8v8 format.

RACING: Here are racing results from area tracks involving Polk County drivers.

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Round 8 Carolina Outlaw Series
221 MX
85 12-15
3. Nathan Prince, Mill Spring

Super mini 12-16
2. Nathan Prince, Mill Spring

Schoolboy 1 12-17 outlaws
7. Peyton Hoots, Mill Spring

125 cc 2 Stroke Open
5. Peyton Hoots, Mill Spring

450 C
10. Jayce Edwards, Tryon

250 C
12. Jayce Edwards, Tryon

School boy 2 13-16
1. Peyton Hoots, Mill Spring

Cherokee Speedway
Robbie Weaver Memorial
July 3
Mid-East Thunder Bomber
1. Mattison Hoots, Tryon

Mid-East Street Stocks
5. Josh Hoots, Mill Spring

Saturday Night Racing
June 25
Super Sportsman
8. Josh Hoots, Mill Spring

Harris Speedway
Saturday Night Racing Blue Ridge Outlaws
July 2-3
Renegade Hot Laps-08:00PM
5. Josh Hoots, Mill Spring

Renegade–Heat 1-09:10PM
2. Josh Hoots, Mill Spring

Travelers Rest Speedway
Friday Night Racing
June 24-25
Thunder Bombers Hot Laps-07:48PM
7. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Crate Sportsman Heat 1-08:05PM
5. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Thunder Bombers Heat 1-08:15PM
4. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Crate Sportsman A-Feature 1-09:19PM
7. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Thunder Bombers A-Feature 1-09:43PM
7. Blayde Edwards, Tryon

Thunder Bombers A-Feature 1-10:08PM
7. Blayde Edwards, Tryon