Fredericktown edged Mount Gilead by a 30-34 margin to take first place in the KMAC cross country championships on Saturday.
In the meet, which was hosted by the Indians, MG was led by Liam Dennis, who placed fourth in 16:14.16. Ethan Supplee claimed sixth in 16:57.49 and Casey White ran seventh in 16:58.46. Kyle White took eighth in 17:09.09, while Michael Snopik was ninth in 17:19.72, Trevor Ball claimed 21st in 18:16.21 and Eric Mowery finished 24th in 18:24.8.
Also, Brandon Stevens was 25th, Sy Shipman was 33rd, Gavin Robinson was 37th, Connor Page was 44th, Ryan Caudill was 46th, Wyatt Harriman was 48th, Ethan Kemp was 50th, Philip Emberg was 66th, Mason Kidwell was 68th, Tyler Knight was 71st, Bradley Butcher was 74th, Aiden Honzo was 78th and Ethan Honzo was 96th.
Northmor finished third in the meet, while Highland was fourth and Cardington took fifth.
The Knights were paced by Gavvin Keen, who ran 13th in 17:32.06, while Ryan Bentley placed 14th in 17:32.3. Amil Upchurch claimed 23rd in 18:22.44, Kooper Keen was 28th in 18:35.9 and Mostyn Evans placed 29th in 18:38.13. Chase Hoover was 30th in 18:41.45 and Austin Amens finished 39th in 19:14.04.
Also, B.J. White was 42nd, T.J. Diehl was 43rd, Alec Moore was 47th, Kyle Price was 61st, Jack Sears was 63rd, Jayden McClain was 80th, Zach Govoni was 81st, Austin Lewis was 82nd, P.J. Lower was 83rd, Josh Cramer was 84th, Dylan Amens was 85th, Anthony Bryant was 88th and Kolton Hart was 89th.
Pacing Highland was Dalton Lee, who claimed 12th place in 17:28.1. Collin Kipp was 17th in 17:55.25, while Bruce Jordan ran 20th in 18:08.6, Zach Wetzel finished 27th in 18:35.13 and Tucker Tague took 32nd in 18:44.36. Alex McCafferty ran 41st in 19:20.83 and Jordan Bellamy finished 49th in 19:57.23.
Also, Chandler Bumpus was 51st, Rider Minnick was 54th, Nefiano Bumpus was 55th, Wyatt Groves was 58th, Chase Higgins was 62nd, Blake Jodrey was 72nd and Andrew Gaylord was 98th.
For Cardington, Mason White finished second overall in a time of 16:32.62. Kaleb Meade placed 34th in 18:55.21 and Racine Hallabrin took 36th in 18:58.52. Gage Higgins was 60th in 20:28.65, while Devin Gheen picked up 64th in 20:42.17, Mike Rose took 65th in 20:45.37 and James Hallabrin claimed 85th in 21:57.14.
Also, Andrew Schoppelrei was 101st and Evan Kyrk was 108th.
In the girls’ race, Centerburg took first place with 32 points. Both Mount Gilead and Fredericktown had 61, but the Freddies finished second due to having a higher-placing sixth runner. Northmor was fourth and Highland was fifth.
The Indians were paced by race champion Allison Johnson, who finished in 18:21.39. Baylee Hack was second in 18:29.46, while Olivia Millisor placed ninth in 20:44.17. Selia Shipman claimed 26th in 22:16.52 and Madison Fitzpatrick took 27th in 22:21.88, while Makayla Weaver ran 39th in 23:42.84 and Jadyn Shipman finished 51st in 24:58.36.
Also, Emily Randall was 57th, Adriana Tinch was 63rd, Meaghan Clapper was 65th and Skye Shipman was 68th.
Northmor was led by Kristie Wright, who placed 12th in 21:10.87. Olivia Goodson placed 18th in 21:46.92 and Julianna Ditullio claimed 19th in 21:49.17. Julia Kanagy ran 23rd in 22:01.93 and Sabrina Kelley took 25th in 22:10.01, while Bailey Snyder finished 46th in 24:23.02 and Carolyn McGaulley picked up 47th in 24:29.02.
Also, Maddison Yaussy was 55th.
Highland’s Camberly Schade placed sixth in 20:11.66. Mia White took 29th in 22:28.16 and Elizabeth Jensen was 32nd in 22:46.55. Julia Pauley ran 35th in 23:16.13 and Hayley Dailey claimed 37th in 23:35.72. Joanna Pauley placed 44th in 24:20.52, while Morgan Wilhelm finished 49th in 24:42.5.
Also, Samantha Trusler was 51st, Clarissa Dudgeon was 64th, Juli Ward was 67th and Haylee Price was 71st.
Cardington didn’t have a full team in the race. They were led by Marlo Young, who was 36th in 23:28.99. Bella Scurlock took 43rd in 24:18.57 and Ashlee Drury was 69th in 31:42.64.
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