Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
WL-Salem girls, Bellefontaine boys win Ohio Caverns Invite
West Liberty-Salem’s girls and Bellefontaine’s boys junior high cross country teams won the Ohio Caverns Invitational on Tuesday.
The Tigers won the girls meet with 44 points, the Chieftains edged the Lakers 75-78 for second, Springfield was fourth with 81 points, Triad took fifth with 95 points, South Vienna was sixth with 153 points and Benjamin Logan finished seventh with 156 points.
Bellefontaine held off WL-Salem 45-50 to win the boys race. Springfield came in third with 69 points, Graham clipped Indian Lake 98-99 to take fourth, South Vienna was sixth with 138 points and Ben Logan was seventh with 199 points.
WL-Salem’s girls had three of the top six runners. That group included Reghan Bieleski in third (13:57), Jenna Magnuson in fourth (13:59) and Katie Hartsel in sixth (14:10).
Also for the Tigers, Laine Godwin was 15th (14:57), Sarah Godwin was 16th (15:04), Ashley Black was 17th (15:15), Sophia Farquharson was 27th (16:40), Taylor Henault was 32nd (17:38) and Anna Edwards was 44th (21:20).
Top runners for Bellefontaine’s girls were Madelyn Levine in second (13:50), Katie Harman in seventh (14:17) and Angel Binfet in eighth (14:22).
Others in action for the Chiefs were Emily Kirby in 23rd (16:15), Emily Mitchell in 39th (19:15), Katie Chervenak in 42nd (20:10) and Justine Scherer in 43rd (20:11).
Pacing the Lakers with top 15 finishes were Kennedy Wallbrown in 10th (14:24), Kelson Stidam in 11th (14:37), Hannah Avila in 12th (14:38) and Madison Bryant in 14th (14:54).
Rounding out the squad were Emma Powers in 35th (18:36), Nakiah Dague in 36th (18:44) and Madison Lykins in 47th (22:30).
For Triad, Alea Ferguson was fifth (14:09), Sandi Alspaugh was 18th (15:34), Kylie Curton was 21st (15:55), Summer Doty was 25th (16:28) and Kirsten Lewis was 28th (17:28).
Ben Logan’s girls saw Maggie Woodruff finish in 22nd (16:00), Brooke Watson in 26th (16:28), Anastasia Haywood in 31st (17:37), Kayla Null in 41st (19:49) and Jessica Hillary in 49th (24:35).
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