Weatherford Democrat


September 21, 2012

Area cross country news


Millsap CC teams continue strong season

Staff Report

The Millsap High School Cross Country teams competed at the Lipan Cross Country Invitational on Wednesday. For the second meet in a row the girls varsity came away with a meet championship. Haley Younger placed first, with a time of 12:27. Also medaling  in the top ten and were Mikelyn Kruger (third), Sydney Herbel (sixth), and Perla Orduna (eighth). Jolee Carswell medaled in the JV race with an eighth-place finish.  

The boy’s varsity team was lead by Jaxon Martin who had a first-place finish, achieving a time of 16:15. Bobby Nolen finished sixth and Daulton Thomas placed 11th. The Millsap boys  finished the meet placing third overall.  

The Millsap Middle School team also competed at the Lipan run, with Tyler Burchette earned a medal while placing 15th.  

The next meet for the Millsap Cross Country team will be Saturday, September 29th at Alvord.


Tison, Hall runners produce medal winners at Lipan Invitational

Staff Report

Weatherford middle schools sent several runners to the front of the pack on Wednesday, as they ran in the Lipan Invitational Cross Country meet at Hill Creek Pond.

The Tison boys produced three top-10 finishers, with Jared Steele winning the event in 11:21. Preston Edison took sixth (12:17) in the division, while Wilson Baker took the 10th spot (12:39). With 59 total points, the Tison boys finished second overall. 

Hall had two medalists in the boys division, with Jake Boudreau claiming ninth (12:37) and Hunter Hilton crossing the finish in 11th place (12:40).

Tison’s Lally Vasquez also took home a medal, running a time of 14:29 and finishing in ninth place.


Saturday cross country meets keep area runners on the paths

Staff Report 

With district meets still a month away, area cross country teams have already been running in meets since late August, and the slates are full for the weekend.

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