Participants in the Gemstone District’s annual Cub Scout Olympics.

Special to Iredell Free News

The Gemstone District (Iredell County) Cub Scouts recently held their annual Cub Scout Olympics in the activity field area at Fair View United Methodist Church in Mt. Mourne. Scouts participating in the Olympics were gold medal winners from various Cub Scout Packs throughout the county.

Lion Cubs, Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts participated by age group in a total of eight events, including softball throw, broomstick throw, push-ups, sit-ups, 50-yard dash, running long jump, standing long jump and football kick. Ribbons were given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each event for each age group. A total of 13 scouts competed in the Olympics.

Age Group Winners

5 & 6 Year Old

Gold: Miriam Harknett, Pack # 607, Loray
Silver: Mason Earley, Pack # 173, Mt. Mourne.

7 & 8 Year Old

Gold: Remington Plyler, Pack # 332, Shephard
Silver: Xavier Edwards, Pack # 171, Mooresville
Bronze: Kaitlynn Mac Peek, Pack # 173, Mt. Mourne

9 Year Old

Gold: Ethan Halstead, Pack # 171, Mooresville
Silver: Carson Brumfield, Pack # 173, Mt. Mourne
Bronze: Kylar Gilbert, Pack # 332, Shephard

10 & 11 Year Old

Gold: Joseph Kandell, Pack # 171, Mooresville
Silver: Jacob Nyka, Pack # 170, Mooresville
Bronze: Kaiden Yang, Pack # 607, Loray