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CC teams compete at Doddridge

By Staff | Sep 24, 2014

Tori Anderson

At the Doddridge County Invitational cross country meet on Sept. 16, fourteen complete girls teams competed in the high school girls division.

The Philip Barbour team placed first overall with 77 points. East Fairmont placed second with 120 points, followed by Doddridge with 123. Tyler Consolidated scored 217 team points for 10th place.

Lady Knight freshman Amanda Reynolds finished first for Tyler Consolidated and third overall in 22:10.58. Junior Amber Watson placed 21st overall in 23:43.16; senior Marisa Gogan placed 57th overall with a time of 25:51.32; Kaylee Hulin, 100th, 29:24.65; Megan Sole, 115th, 30:48.64; and Damara Winfrey, 135th, 35:34.87.

Though they did not have enough members of their team to compete in the team competition, Paden City’s Lady Wildcats turned in good individual times at the meet. Senior Kayla finished first for the Green and White team, placing 19th overall with a time of 23:33.21. Tori Anderson followed Hizer across the finish line in 73rd place in 26:50.17; Shelby Gatian finished in 32:06.85 in 122nd place; and Chelsea Dennis finished 137th in 36:14.03.

In the high school boy division, Paden City senior Dean Frye placed first among local athletes, finishing 31st overall of the 148 participants in the race with a time of 20:22.72 leading his team to an overall 12th place finish of the 18 complete teams participating. Cade Crislip finished second for the Wildcats and 72nd overall in 22:15.27;

Travis Leonard

Wesley Smith placed 86th overall in 22:38.78; Kristopher Byers finished 107th in 24:03.35; Travis Leonard, 133rd, 26:30.07; and Marcus Allen finished the 5K?course 136th in 28:00.19.

For the Silver Knights, who finished 17th in the team competition, freshman Luke Daugherty finished 74th overall in 22:18.13; Kamron Milhoan placed 85th in 22:38.39; Eli Henthorn, 108th; 24:05.48; Josh Frum, 125th, 25:38.69; and P.J. Wright, 128th, 26:09.10.

Ritchie County’s boys team placed first in the team competition with 55 points. Paden City placed 11th with 312 points and the Tyler Consolidated boys team finished 16th with 429.

In the middle school division at the meet, Tyler Consolidated’s young Lady Knights placed sixth overall of the 10 teams in the competition.

Eighth grader Katie Pratt finished first for the Silver and Black and in third place overall with a tine of 12:51.09.

Marisa Gogan

Hannah Jackson finished second for the Lady Knights and 30th overall in 14:24.14; Abigail Thompson, 36th place in 14:35.67; Emma Paden, 40th, 14:45.04; Kelsi Vandruff, 51st, 15:10.35; Mercedes Florez, 67th, 15:32.31; Abigail Ebert, 74th, 15:44.07; Megan Vandruff, 98th, 16:41.73; Victoria Hood, 113th, 18:05.13; Sylvia Judge, 128th, 19:16.98; Jordyn Henthorn, 129th, 19:21.42; and Kiera Winfrey, 142nd in 22:15.45.

Paden City eighth grader, Arissa Kline finished the race in 77th place with a time of 15:47.50.

In the boys middle school division at the meet, sixth grader Spencer Corley was the first local finisher, completing the race in fifth place with a time of 11:47.93. Creed Ammons placed 19th overall in 12:42.09 in the 3K event; Destry Nelson, 34th, 13:18.55; Hadyn Brown, 55th, 14:12.01; Michael Suter, 57th, 14:15.25; Jason Stanaland, 61st, 14:19.66; Jackson Kibbey, 65th, 14:31.03; and Logan Jackson, 114th, 18:57.41.

Paden City’s Nathan Barker finished first for the young ‘Cats in 24th place overall with a time of 12:51.16; and Jacob Amos placed 79th in 15:22.82.

The cross country teams will compete again on Sept. 27 at the John Marshall Invitational.

Kamron Milhoan