Clay City dominates triangular meet

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Clay City runners (right) take off from the start line in their race against Sullivan and North Central on Tuesday. The Eels went on to win the tri-angular meet.
Carey Fox photo

By CAREY FOX

Times Sports Editor

CLAY CITY — Clay City swept a pair of triangular cross country meets on its home course Tuesday evening.

The boys took the top-four spots on the way to a team score of 16 points. Sullivan placed second with 56 followed by North Central’s 68 points.

The Clay City girls tallied 22 points to edge Sullivan’s 34 with North Central also not fielding a complete squad.

Clay City's Kyle Wolf picked up the individual win on Tuesday night with a time of 18:32.
Carey Fox photo

The Eel boys are ranked eighth in the small school poll by IndianaRunner.com and dominated the meet against the visiting squads. Kyle Wolf cruised home with the individual victory in 18:21 followed by Calvin Fry’s runner-up time of 18:57. Eli Hostetler placed third (19:12) and Gabe Donnar was fourth in 19:23. Jacob LaFary’s sixth-place finish (20:20) wrapped up the Eels’ team scoring.

Alexis Laswell and Lauren Thomas ran stride-for-stride during the first mile before Laswell broke away to win in 20:54. Thomas would place second in 22:58 with Lauryn Myers racing to fourth in 25:36 for the winning Eels.

The Eels also got a top-10 run from Hayleigh Tener (7th, 26:46) and Tara Arthur (8th, 26:49.

Clay City hosts an invite on Thursday evening at 5 p.m.

At Clay City

Boys’ meet team scores: Clay City 16, Sullivan 56, North Central 68

Individual top-10

1. Kyle Wolf (CC) 18:21, 2. Calvin Fry (CC) 18:57, 3. Eli Hostetler (CC) 19:12, 4. Gabe Donnar (CC) 19:23, 5. Riley Smith (SL) 19:37, 6. Jacob LaFary (CC) 20:20, 7. Carter Dickson (CC) 20:22, 8. Clayton Stone (CC) 20:42, 9. Sam Lucas (CC) 20:50, 10. Will King (SL) 20:55

Other Clay City: 11. Drew Steward, 20:59. 13. Mason Laswell, 21:01, 14. Carter Myers, 21:36. 16. Devin Thurmond, 22:28, 17. Daniel Lowder, 22:30. 19. Brody Hayden, 22:44. 21. Travis Clark, 23:07, 22. Dustin Schauwecker, 23:20. 25. Wesley Langley, 25:56

Girls’ team results: Clay City 22, Sullivan 34, North Central Inc.

Individual top-10

1. Alexis Laswell (CC) 20:54, 2. Lauren Thomas (CC) 22:58, 3. Sydney Pike (SL) 24:45, 4. Lauryn Myers (CC) 25:36, 5. Shelby Hall (SL) 25:51, 6. Gracie Chickadaunce (SL) 26:12, 7. Hayleigh Tener (CC) 26:46, 8. Tara Arthur (CC) 26:49, 9. Haley McCombs (NC) 27:06, 10. Sydney McCammon (SL) 27:07

Other Clay City: 12. Aleavia Hodson, 30:40. 15. Jadison Robinson, 36:45