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North Clay tunes up for conference meet with win

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Chelsey Hines (front) and Kaysia Reberger race through the woods on the way to a 11-12th-place finish on Tuesday.
By CAREY FOX

Times Sports Editor

The North Clay cross country teams earned wins as a tune-up to Saturday's WIC meet at Brown County, defeating South Vermillion and Owen Valley in a three-way meet at Craig Park.

The Knights got individual wins from Josh Johnson (11:50) in the boys' race and Emily Conrad (13:09) in the girls' race. The boys team won with 23 points, placing five runners in the top-seven overall to top the Wildcats' 39 and Owen Valley's 60. In the girls' race, North Clay won with 25 points as Allie Dupin finished second in 13:19.

The girls' team shaved time off from their last home meet with nearly every runner topping their time from Sept. 29.

Conrad dropped 39 seconds and Dupin roared to a time that was 48 seconds better than last week. Isabella Shumaker placed fourth in 13:44, which was 43 seconds faster than the meet against South Putnam. Kourtney Johnson finished seventh in 14:25 and Chelsey Hines placed 11th in 15:38, which was 10 seconds faster. Rounding out the North Clay girls was Kaysia Reberger in 12th with a time of 15:41, Josie Stakeman was 14th in 16:01, which was 14 seconds faster, Julie Weir was 43 seconds faster in a 15th-place time of 16:10. Cassidy Gardner ran 26 seconds quicker in 19th-place (16:54), Caitlin Fairbanks was 20th in 17:08 and Abby Conrad was 35 seconds faster in 21st-place (17:21).

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Dawson Nelson runs through the middle stages of Tuesday's meet on the way to a seventh-place finish.
The North Clay boys got a fourth-place from Christian Herron (12:42), Tyler McNabb was fifth (12:48), Cam Trout (12:56) was sixth and Dawson Nelson (13:08) was seventh. Rounding out the Knights were Gaidj Evans in 12th (13:35), Nathan Marshall was 17th in 14:34, Caleb Simmons was a minute faster than last week in 14:44 and Jason Samm was 24th in 16:05.

Boys team results

North Clay 23, South Vermillion 39, Owen Valley 60

Top-10 individuals

1. Josh Johnson (NC) 11:50, 2. A. Fagg (SV) 12:10, 3. D. Francis (SV) 12:13, 4. Christian Herron (NC) 12:42, 5. Tyler McNabb (NC) 12:48, 6. Cam Trout (NC) 12:56, 7. Dawson Nelson (NC) 13:08, 8. T. Hege (OV) 13:11, 9. S. Merrifield (OV) 13:13, 10. A. Holbert (SV) 13:15

Other North Clay: 12. Gaidj Evans, 13:35, 17. Nathan Marshall, 14:34, 18. Caleb Simmons, 14:44, 24. Jason Samm, 16:05

Girls team results

North Clay 25, Owen Valley 38, South Vermillion 60

Top-10 individuals

1. Emily Conrad (NC) 13:09, 2. Allie Dupin (NC) 13:19, 3. H. Wright (SV) 13:25, 4. Isabella Shumaker (NC) 13:44, 5. Z. Bucy (OV) 13:53, 6. B. Kail (OV) 14:20, 7. Kourtney Johnson (NC) 14:25, 8. K. Arnold (OV) 14:30, 9. D. Wesley (OV) 14:47, 10. B. Hey (OV) 14:55

Other North Clay: 11. Chelsey Hines, 15:38, 12. Kaysia Reberger, 15:41, 14. Josie Stakeman, 16:01, 15. Julie Weir, 16:10, 19. Cassidy Gardner, 16:54, 20. Caitlin Fairbanks, 17:08, 21. Abby Conrad, 17:21