Runners fare well at Christian County invite
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
Oct 26, 2005 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Competing in one of their bigger meets of the season, Trigg County had several runners with good showings at Saturday’s Christian County Invitational.

Zack Wright was 43rd in the boys’ varsity race with a time of 18:09 on the 3.1-mile course.

Greenwood’s Michael Eaton blistered the course to win the race in a time of 15:04.

Corey Harrison finished 90th in a time of 19:06, followed by Jay Jolly in 112th (19:40), Michael Polenac in 123rd (19:56), Chase Thomas in 192nd (23:09), and Grady Cofield in 194th with a time of 23:13.

Trigg County finished 18th out of 24 teams with a score of 489.

Daviess County had three runners in the top 18 to win the meet with 87 points. Despite placing the first three runners across the finish line, Greenwood came in second with 103 points.

In the varsity girls’ race, Taylor Bryant led the Lady Wildcats with a 161st place finish in 27:21, followed by Melissa Taylor in 164th (27:37), Leigh Whitney Groves in 169th (28:12), and Kanisha Frye in 182nd in 30:36.

Daviess County had four runners in the top ten to win the meet with 33 points.

Owensboro’s Taylor Crawford ran away from the competition in a time of 19:39.

Romaine Cunningham bested 37 other runners to win the elementary school boys’ race with a time of 11:11 over the 2.4-mile course. The fifth grader won by 17 seconds.

Landon Sumner was 33rd with a time of 13:58, while Matthew Brokering was 37th in a time of 14:29.

In the elementary school girls’ race, DiAsia Acree was seventh in a time of 12:58, Sierra Bush was 21st in a time of 14:45, and Macey King was 23rd in 15:13.

In the middle school boys’ race, Zeke Wright finished 14th in a time of 16:40 over the 4K course.

In the middle school girls’ race, Kristen Waldrop was 53rd in a time of 23:53, while Scottie Fortner was 57th in 24:44.

Trigg County’s teams return to action Saturday at the Meet of Champions of Lexington before competing in the Region I Meet in two weeks at Hancock County.
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