By ROB HAMILTON
The Highland Scots took second place in both the high school boys’ and girls’ races last Monday at the Northmor Invitational.
In the boys’ meet, Fredericktown won with 32 points, while the Scots finished second with 54. Kevin Jones was the individual champion in 16:49.9, while Josh Irvin finished fifth in 17:51.51, Devin Johnson took sixth in 18:19.03 and James Hubbard finished seventh in 18:21.76.
Running 37th was Ramas Uzkurys in 21:17.94. Josten Meade took 38th in 21:21.8 and Christian Buchholz was 39th in 21:24.12.
Also, Jacob Serio finished 53rd, Wyatt Young was 61st, Tyler Bowen ran 64th, Kahlil Karya claimed 67th, Ethan Gleason placed 72nd, Luke Rinehart was 78th, Joel Adkins placed 79th, Jimmy Tebbe ran 84th, Tim Matos finished 91st, Jesse Matos placed 92nd, Adam Benedict took 93rd and Alex Presley was 103rd.
In the girls’ meet, the Lady Scots took second with 59 points — 10 behind Pleasant. Kayla Davies led the way for the Lady Scots, running fifth in 22:36.55. Sophia Thompson took eighth in 22:58.41 and Laura Spearman was ninth in 23:05.85. Samantha Thompson went 18th in 23:52.44 and Lydia Morgan ran 24th in 24:20.17, while Jena Buchholz placed 34th in 25:40.9 and Meg Mitchell was 36th in 25:59.23. Also, Angelica Presley claimed 38th in 26:15.78, Kaley Santille ran 40th, Katie Lloyd took 47th, Bethany Porter finished 53rd, Jenna Brown was 67th, Brianna Dado placed 68th, Olivia Longhenry was 69th, Hailey Howard placed 75th and Madison Chaffee took 94th.
The host school took third in the girls’ meet with 60 points. Isabelle Ditullio led the way by placing fifth in 21:19.72, while Kristen Duryea was sixth in 22:46.98.
Selina Cortez ran 15th in 23:36.74 and Brooke Bennett ran 19th in Midnight.15. Lydia Farley was 22nd in 24:02.6, while Andrea Weis finished 39th in 26:16.29 and Bri Bettis ran 43rd in 26:38.28.
Also, Hannah Quibell was 46th, Sarah Dudley took 51st, Sarah Drumm ran 55th, Becca Duckworth placed 56th, Kate Stiver was 74th, Samantha Grogg placed 79th, Danielle Bettis ran 83rd, Amanda Dykiel was 87th, Sydney Jeannette was 91st, Mikki Chapman was 93rd and Emily Mangette ran 98th.
In the boys’ race, Northmor placed sixth with James Walker running 11th in 18:50.22, Spencer Adams taking 18th in 19:48.81 and A.J. White going 24th in 20:29.56.
Manny Heilman finished 59th in 23:18.9, while Daniel Harr was 69th in 24:30.69. Also, John Pfister took 70th in 24:33.72 and Ethan Chapman ran 81st in 25:46.79.
In the boys’ race, Cardington took third place. Jacob Long led the way by placing fourth in 17:43.43. Quinn Maceyko finished 13th in 18:56.53 and Josh Queener took 17th in 19:33.15. Also, Dallas Crum finished 21st in 20:14.57, Mike Queener ran 35th in 21:05.8, Jared Gandelot took 54th in 22:35.27 and Spencer Benson ran 75th in 24:55.22.
The girls placed seventh in their race with Caitlyn Lee-Rosch running 17th in 23:50.06. Bailey Shafer took 44th in 26:45.21, while Jessica Shook was 50th in 27:11.58 and Sage Brannon ran 52nd in 27:32.
Dakota Crum was 57th in 28:17.47, Alicia McElwee ran 63rd in 29:00.81 and Destiny Williamson finished 65th in 29:07.28. Also, Sami Bennett placed 77th.
In the boys’ race, Gilead Christian finished eighth. Derek Goodman finished 12th in 18:54.55 to lead the team, while Justin Jones was 41st in 21:32.64, Brad Mohre ran 45th in 22:02.28, Sean Linder took 58th in 23:05.82, Kyle Mattingly placed 71st in 24:35.97 and Eric Gray was 96th in 27:43.79.
In the middle school girls’ race, Northmor took first place. Jessica Durea led the way placing second in 14:18.93. Also, Julianna Ditullio was third, Sam Peters ran seventh, Sabrina Kelly was 23rd, Isabelle Szulewski was 28th, Tory Carver placed 48th and Makenzie Strahm finished 49th.
In the boys’ race, the team took fifth. Alec Moore was 11th in 13:05.43, while Mostyn Evans finished 12th, Chris Bood was 28th, Kolton Hart ran 32nd, Josh Cramer was 39th, Tony Martinez placed 43rd and B.J. White was 50th.
Mount Gilead was third in both races. For the boys, Casey White took first in 11:56.25. Also, Trevor Ball was fourth, Sy Shipman ran 22nd, Gavin Robinson took 41st and Kyle White ran 46th.
For the girls, Madison Fitzpatrick placed fifth in 14:28.26. Also, Micah James was 11th, Jadyn Shipman placed 14th, Baylee Hack ran 17th and Dakota Shipman was 62nd.
The Highland girls took fifth place. Liz Jensen finished 13th in 16:04.91, while Taylor McClung was 26th, Morgan Wilhelm finished 29th, Brooklyn Geiger placed 36th, Annie Bailey placed 41st, Samantha Trusler was 44th, Clarissa Dudgeon ran 45th, Gracie Hinkle placed 47th, Sara Dudgeon ran 53rd and Libby Wright took 55th.
The boys’ team was sixth. Bailey Damron led the way in eighth place with a time of 12:56.18. Also, Branton Howard was 19th, Christian Miller was 24th, Zach DeBord took 31st, Collin Kipp ran 45th, Noah Dado was 47th, Gavin Knapp finished 58th and Chris Schnuerer ran 60th.
For Cardington, in the girls’ race, Emily Benson was 12th in 15:54, Taylor Linkous was 33rd, Taiylor Hubley ran 34th and Bailey Moodispaugh was 51st. For the boys, Logan Doubikin finished 36th in 15:15.05 and Alex Queener was 65th.
Gilead Christian’s Ryan Gaines placed 18th in 13:51.8.
Mount Gilead Indians
Mount Gilead opened their cross county season at the Upper Sandusky Icebreaker on Tuesday with the girls finishing second and the boys taking third.
Rachel Bush finished second in 20:32 to lead the girls, while Jenna Shipman was fifth in 21:07 and Bryanna Bolha taking 15th in 22:17.
Hannah Bush ran 24th in 22:47, while Darcy Picker went 39th in 23:45, Makenzie McKirgan took 45th in 23:48 and Kelsey Snyder was 49th in 24:08. Also, Kendra Hartman finished 146th.
For the boys, Austin Hallabrin won the race in 17:04, while Ethan Hatfield finished 11th in 18:31, Kyle Ciballi placed 16th in 18:55 and Nick Weiss took 30th in 19:22.
Tim Williamson was 65th in 20:45, while Logan Conrad placed 90th in 22:12 and Josh Conaway ran 95th in 22:25. Also, Tyler Clark was 129th.
On Saturday, the Indians took place in the tough Pickerington Invitational, competing primarily against larger schools. The girls finished seventh, while the boys were 14th. Rachel Bush led the girls by finishing 11th in 20:47, while Shipman was 21st in 21:05 and Bolha ran 30th in 21:34. Hannah Bush was 63rd in 23:02, Makenzie McKirgan took 65th in 23:07, Darcy Picker ran 79th in 23:52 and Kelsey Snyder was 81st in 23:55. Also, Kendra Hartman finished 216th and Taylor Clark was 226th.
For the boys, Tyler Beck placed 38th in 17:49 and Austin Hallabrin was 45th in 18:02. Kyle Ciballi ran 81st in 18:40, while Ethan Hatfield was 113th in 19:16. Nick Weiss was 161st in 20:04, Tim Williamson took 206th in 20:41 and Matt Robinson ran 231st in 21:02. Also, Josh Conaway was 297th, Logan Conrad placed 339th and Tyler Clark went 440th.
Colonel Crawford Inv.
The Northmor girls won at the Colonel Crawford Invitational Saturday.
Isabelle Ditullio led the way by finishing second in 20:44.66, while Kristen Duryea ran fifth in 21:43.3 and Selena Cortez took 10th in 22:21.12. Brooke Bennett was 11th in 22:25.43, Lydia Farley placed 21st in 23:44.8, Bri Bettis was 26th in 24:35.05 and Andrea Weis was 35th in 25:17.21.
Also, Reanne McDonald was 37th, Sydney Jeannette was 38th, Becca Duckworth took 47th, Danielle Bettis placed 52nd, Sarah Drumm was 63rd, Amanda Dykiel finished 66th, Sammy Grogg was 80th, Kayla Roberts took 81st, Kate Stiver finished 83rd, Sarah Dudley ran 86th, Allyssa Pearce finished 87th, Mikki Chapman was 91st and Emily Mangette took 106th.
The boys’ team took seventh place in the meet, with James Walker placing 12th in 18:03 and Spencer Adams taking 14th in 18:13. A.J. White placed 30th in 19:00, while Kaleb Hart was 69th in 20:55, Daniel Harr was 80th in 21:18, Manny Heilman ran 98th in 22:39 and John Pfister was 99th in 22:44. Also, Ethan Chapman was 114th.
The Cardington boys placed sixth, while the girls’ team took eighth. For the boys, Josh Queener ran 15th in 18:18.25, while Quinn Maceyko placed 18th in 18:26.37. Mike Queener ran 36th in 19:17.67, Dallas Crum took 42nd in 19:40.9, Jared Gandelot took 77th in 21:04.07 and Spencer Benson was 100th in 22:51.27.
For the girls, Caitlyn Lee-Rosch took 14th in 22:50.73, while Sage Brannon was 31st in 25:01.6 and Alicia McElwee ran 41st in 25:49.98. Jessica Shook was 54th in 26:38.28, Dakota Crum ran 61st in 27:20, Destiny Williamson placed 77th in 28:35.38 and Sami Bennett finished 85th in 29:05.79.
The junior high girls were fourth in their race with Abbey Lorimer taking 12th in 14:41.88. Also, Casey Bertke was 15th, Emily Benson ran 20th, Taiylor Hubley placed 30th, Taylor Linkous was 41st, Anna Lorimer was 57th and Bailey Moodispaugh ran 74th.
For the boys, Logan Doubikin placed 12th in 13:14 and Alex Queener was 70th.
Mount Gilead competed in the middle school races, with the boys taking second to Tiffin and the girls placing fifth.
Casey White led the boys, running second in 11:49. Also, Trevor Ball was fourth, Sy Shipman was 21st, Gavin Robinson took 23rd and Kyle White was 34th.
For the girls, Maddie Fitzpatrick finished fourth in 14:07, Micah James was 16th, Baylee Hack took 19th, Jadyn Shipman ran 27th, Alexis McCoy took 59th, Dakota Shipman was 80th, Jacquelyn Barler placed 81st and Faith Robinson finished 84th.
Reach Rob Hamilton at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807, or on Twitter at @SportsMCS