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North Clay runners finish second to Tiger Cubs

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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The girls' race begins at Craig Park on Tuesday evening as North Clay, Greencastle and Speedway take the opening gun. [Order this photo]
Times Staff Report

The North Clay cross country teams earned a pair of runner-up finishes in the squads' first home meet of the season. The girls' team was second to Greencastle in the three-way meet that included Speedway and the boys were also second to the Tiger Cubs in a close meet.

Greencastle took the top-two spots individually to score 19 points to North Clay's 39 with Speedway fielding an incomplete team.

Kourtney Johnson led the Knights with a third-place finish in 13:50 with Izzy Shumaker placing sixth in 15:01, Macenzie Allen took ninth in 15:07 and Cassidy Gardner crossed the line in 10th position. Rounding out the North Clay contingent was Chelsey Hines' 12th-place (16:05), Cheyenne Mullenix in 14th with a time of 16:32, Caitlin Fairbanks in 15th with a time of 17:17, Sonja Nelson placed 18th in 18:39, Julia Smith was 19th in 18:44 and Livi Spugnardi was 20th in 19:03.

The boys race was topped by Greencastle's 25 points with North Clay a close second with 30 points. Cam Trout led the Knights with a runner-up finish in 11:35 followed by Gaidj Evans in fourth-place (12:12). Christian Herron raced to a sixth-place in 12:31, Taelur Evans was eighth in 12:40 and Tyler McNabb was 10th in 13:08. Dawson Nelson placed 12th in 13:42, Tanner Batchelor was 20th in 14:21, Jalen Satterfield crossed the line in 23rd (16:04) and Matthew Fordice was 27th in 18:32.

The Knights are back in action on Saturday at the Eagle Classic at 9 a.m.

Girls Results

1. Greencastle 19

2. North Clay 39

3. Speedway INC

Individual

1. Brattin 12:46 (G)

2. Haynes 13:33 (G)

3. Johnson 13:50 (NC)

4. Romer 14:10 (G)

5. Kessler 14:37 (G)

6. Shumaker 15:01 (NC)

7. Spencer 15:04 (G)

8. Fields 15:05 (S)

9. Allen 15:07 (NC)

10. Gardner 15:14 (NC)

Other NC -- 12. Hines 16:05; 14. Mullinex 16:32; 15. Fairbanks 17:17; 18. Nelson 18:39; 19. Smith 18:44; 20. Spugnardi 19:03

Boys Results

1. Greencastle 25

2. North Clay 30

Individual

1. Kessler 11:30 (G)

2. Trout 11:35 (NC)

3. Beck 12:05 (G)

4. G. Evans 12:12 (NC)

5. Gelman 12:13 (G)

6. Herron 12:31 (NC)

7. J. Lewis 12:38 (G)

8. T. Evans 12:40 (NC)

9. P. Jones 12:50 (G)

10. McNabb 13:08 (NC)

Other NC -- 12. Nelson 13:42; 20. Batchelor 14:21; 23. Satterfield 16:04; 27. Fordice 18:32