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CC teams end seasons

By Staff | Oct 21, 2010

The Tyler Consolidated Middle and High School cross country teams wound down their regular seasons last week, with both competing in the Cameron Wild and Wet Invitational.

The Middle school teams have no more competitions scheduled, while the high school boys and girls will compete at the Region I Regional on Thursday for the chance to go to the state meet.

The middle school started off the week for the Silver Knights by participating in the Doddridge Middle School Invitational on Oct. 12.

One hundred and seventy three boys finished the first race, with Knight Sean Camerlin coming in 75th overall in 14:44. Creed Eller was 122nd (16:01) and Zach Bonner finished 172nd (22:36).

Just as crowded was the middle school girls competition, as Marisa Gogan ran to an 88th (16:49) placing amongst 179 competitors. One hundred and forty second place was filled by Alexis Chambers (18:20) as Becky Bolin was 166th (19:53). Celeste Beard, Cosette Bantug and Amanda Forrester finished in a group in 173rd (21:18), 174th (21:21) and 175th (21:27), respectfully. Vanessa Templeton pushed herself to come in 177th (23:58).

The high school team went to Mineral Wells on Oct. 13 to race the LKC champioships.

Freshman Dylan Reynolds was placed on the All-LKC second team by finishing 17th (18:41) out of the 70 runners. Devon Thompson ran a good race, finishing 66th (26:07). Jennifer Yost was the first Silver Knight girl to cross the line, finishing 32nd(25:34) out of 56. Lauren Seckman (47th, 29:30) and Emily Wells (48th, 30:00) finished close to each other again. Ashley Pfohl worked herself into the 53rd (32:48) spot.

The Consolidated teams all travelled to Cameron on Saturday to compete in the Wild and Wet invitational. Middle school boys ran first, along with 157 total competitors, with Camerlin finishing 29th (13:19). Eller, (77th, 14:55) was next, and Bonner, (157th, 22:11) was the third Knight in.

Gogan came in 49th among 160, to be the first Tyler Consolidated finisher. Chambers was 83rd (16:21) and Bolin was 114th (17:32). Forrester (132nd, 18:50) and Bantug (133rd, 18:51) finished neck and neck, while Templeton was 160th (23:40).

Reynolds was again the first Knight high school runner across the line, finishing 66th (24:18) and Thompson was 85th (26:08) out of 115. Yost finished 43rd (27:26) among the 95 competitors in the HS girls race. Seckman was 67th (30:41) and Wells finished her high school career up with a 68th (30:52) performance. Pfohl ran strong to a 84th (32:56) placing.

The Silver Knight high school cross country team will compete on Thursday at the Regional meet.