Cadets Capture Mud Hole Event
By Bruce Crawford
Hundred’s Martin Baker (19:06) finished in fourth place in the boys division, and fellow Hornet Rachel Snedden (23:05) finished in sixth place in the girls division during the annual Magnolia Mud Hole Cross Country Meet Saturday, Sept. 14 along the the highway at the old golf course.
Linsly scored 60-points, while Brooke placed second, and Wheeling Central third with 103-points in the high school boys division, while Linsly (48) followed by Wheeling Central (68-points), and River 74-points in the girls division.
The Pilots Cooper Brown (16:26) finished sixth, while teammate Justin Fisher (20:58) was 18th. The Hornets Cole Miller (21:23) was 20.
In addition, Josh Rice (23:34) of Magnolia, Kolton Dotterer (25:02) of River, Bobby Hostutler (25:54) of Hundred and Lucas Zombotti (26:25) of Magnolia all finished with good times.
In the high school girls division, Karina Patel (21:59) had the best time in the female race, placing fifth, while Snedden sixth, and the Lady Pilots Sofie Myers (24:58) and Kylie Piatt (24:58) placed in the top 10, placed eighth and ninth, respectively.
Hundred’s Iris Woodward (26:19) ran a great race, with the Pilots Julianna Taylor (27:30), Jenna Tucker (29:33), Adrianna Karpacs-Brown (30:20 and Allie Long (34:38) also ran a good race.
In a huge middle school girls division, the Lady Pilots Mara Beard (13:03) had the best time, while teammate Kylie Kendall (17:59) score. In addition, the Blue Eagles Sydney Knight (15:37), Hannah Cumberlidge, Sydney Balcerek (15:55), Jordan Dyer (16:35), Alina Holiday (17:07), and Jessa Anderson (17:17). each ran a good race.
The Wildcats Jacelyn Sawinski (17:04), and Short Lines’s Charity Bates (18:18) finished the area’s middle school division.
Cameron nosed out Triadelphia, 47-48, with New Martinsille third with 114-points, and Warwood fourth at 166-points.
In the middle school girls results, Rivers Mara Beard took home the best time at 13:03, while the next closest area time was New Martinsville’s Sydney Knight.
In addition, NMS classmates, Hannah Cumberlidge (15:47), Sydney Balcerek (15:55), Jordan Dyer (16:35), Alina Holiday (17:07) and Jessa Anderson (17:17) competed and had respectable times as well. Other area runners that also had good times were Kylie Kendall (17:59) from River, and Charity Bates (18:18) from Short Line.
In the middle school boys race, NMS’s Dubale Greathouse (12:42) finished in the top 10 with a ninth place finish. Other area middle school boys competing were Eagles Isiah Frye (14:44), Nicholas Metheney (17:24), and Alex Yeager (18:37). Short Line’s Gavin Derby (12:45), Owen Brown (15:31) and Landen Jericho (19:27).
The New Martinsville School’s boys team finished in third place, while Cameron and Triadelphia finished first and second, respectively.