Over 200 runners took part in the annual Trigg County Rotary Club/Fenton Dawson Memorial Cross Country Invitational Thursday at the Lake Barkley Airport Course.
Trigg County won the Middle School boys' race behind a 1-2 finish from Romaine Cunningham and Ethan Dossett.
Cunningham's time was 15:48 over the 2.4-mile course, while Dossett finished in 16:58. Debo Mayes was 7th in 17:51, Garrett Brown 10th in 18:28, Brian Dossett 13th in 18:52, Reagan Hyde 14th in 18:55, J.B. Hendricks 17th in 19:12, Corbin Estes 18th in 19:14, David Morgan 23rd in 19:49, and Adam Calhoun 29th in 21:01.
Other runners were Brandon Scott (Christian County) third in 17:29; Chance Reagan (Christian County) fourth in 17:43; Matthew Johnson (CC) 9th in 18:21; Alex Lancaster (CC) 12th in 18:40; Donte White (CC) 15th in 18:56; Logan Scott (CC) 19th in 19:15; Jonathon Beymer (CC) 24th in 19:50; Will May (Hopkinsville) 26th in 20:01; and Kendall Lancaster (CC) 28th in 20:48.
Trigg won the team trophy with 33 points, while Christian County was second with 39 points, Graves County was third (74), and Calloway County fourth with 143 points.
In the girls' middle school race, Kelsey Desrochers was Trigg's first runner across the line in 12th place in 25:09. Stephanie Thomas was 13th in 25:42; and Brooklyn Meador was 18th in 26:45.
Other runners were Kate Manzaneres (Christian County) third place in 20:32; Rachel Snyder (CC) fourth in 20:33; Karalyn Beymer (CC) seventh in 23:36; Brooke Lynn Meacham (CC) eighth in 23:38; Kara Orten (CC) 24:00; Katricka Wilson (Hopkinsville) 14th in 25:59; and Paige Stallons (Hopkinsville) 19th in 26:51.
Hannah Lamb of Graves County won the race in a time of 19:16.
Graves County won the team title with 29 points, followed by Christian County in second with 31 points. Calloway County (95) was third and Hopkinsville was fourth (114).
In the girls' varsity race, Lynease Byers of Trigg County finished second for the second straight year in a time of 21:26. Fort Campbell's Kaycee Grimes won the race in a time of 20:44.
Alex Olin finished 12th in 24:13, while Macey King was 16th in 24:41. Diasia Acree was 40th in 29:31, Monica Jones was 42nd in 29:55, and Rachel Cronin was 57th in 37:57.
Other runners were Ashley Gibson (Fort Campbell) 7th place in 23:21; Morgan Dunlevy (Fort Campbell) 21st in 25:14; Alex Lamb (Fort Campbell) was 23rd in 25:27; Lindsey Horton (Fort Campbell) 31st in 26:32; Jackie Pierson (FC) 35th in 27:46; Aunye Christian (Hopkinsville) 41st in 29:54; Shikeya Miller (Hopkinsville) 43rd in 30:31; Paiton Kemp (Hopkinsville) 47th in 32:18; and Natalie Majors (Hopkinsville) 48th in 32:18.
Graves County won the team trophy with 41 points. Fort Campbell was second with 83 poins, followed by Murray in third with 91; Dawson Springs fourth with 94 points, Clarksville Northwest fifth with 98 poins, Trigg County sixth with 112 points, and Hopkinsville seventh with 228 points.
In the boys' varsity race, Jay Jolly led Trigg County with a 19th place finish in a time of 19:05. Jakelzie Martin was 47th in a time of 22:06 followed by Depaul Hendrix 52nd in 23:01, Matt Savage 53rd in 23:01; and Raymond Cronin 63rd in 25:16.
Sean Hurd of Christian County won the race for the second straight year in a time of 16:41, beating Fort Campbell's Tony Duran by 12 seconds.
Other runners were Darrell Napier (FC) 4th in 17:19; Danny Johnson (Christian County) 8th in 18:29; Scott Hill (FC) 11th in 18:39; Shane Veleto (FC) 18th in 19:02; Roman Roman (CC) 21st in 19:09; Matt Moorefield 26th in 19:45; Dee Leavell (CC) 28th in 19:51; Zack Green (FC) 29th in 19:54; and Carnell Croney (Hopkinsville) 36th in 20:41.
Northwest won the team competition with 35 points, followed by Fort Campbell with 64 points, Murray (69) was third; Christian County (84) was fourth; Graves County (147) was fifth; Trigg County (234) was sixth; Fulton County was seventh with 255 points, and Hopkinsville eighth with 267 points.
MORE NOTES FROM THE RACE THE CADIZ RECORD WILL LIKELY USE WITHOUT CREDIT NEXT WEEK:
- Hurd is the second straight boys' runner to repeat as TC Invitational champ. Joe Corneo of Northwest won back-to-back titles in 2005-06. He is also the third race winner from Christian County in the past six years.
- Hurd missed the course record by nine seconds.
- Graves County won the girls' title for the sixth straight year, establishing a new invitational record.
- Romaine Cunningham has not lost a middle school race this year.
- Kaycee Grimes is the first Fort Campbell runner to win the TC Inv. Charis Botelho in 2002.
- There were 26 fewer runners in the meet than last year.