Carroll harriers get first win in over a decade
Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:00 AM
Carroll County picked up its first cross country win in over a decade and Switzerland County swept both individual finishes in a quad meet in Vevay on Wednesday.
Carroll County won the boys portion of the meet with 29 points. Switzerland County finished second with 47 while Southwestern placed third with 53 points. Rising Sun did not have enough runners to qualify for a team score.
Switzerland County's Braden Burk won the meet in a time of 18:54. Sean Oatman was the only other Pacer to finish in the top 10, placing eighth in a time of 21:42.
Other Pacer scorers were Colton Penick in 16th at 25:15, Corey Proffit, 17th at 25:20, Michael Scott, 20th at 26:28 and Matt Oatman 24th in 28:25.
Carroll County placed three inside the top 10. Cody Cruz finished in fifth place with a time of 21:33, Michael Burns was sixth at 21:34 and Austin Crank finished ninth at 22:08.
Other Panther scorers were: Wesley Sewell, 11th, 22:25; Avery Franklin, 13th, 23:11; Michael Hall, 14th, 24:16; and Taylor Schirmer, 18th, 25:35.
Southwestern freshman Jade Ary finished in fourth place with a time of 21:07. Alex Marion finished in 12th at 22:48 and Ryan Furnish was 15th in a time of 25:12.
Other Rebels adding points were: Camden Chatham, 19th, 26:02; Austin Wilson, 21st, 27:03; Jacob Shaffer, 22nd, 27:19; and Michael Walden, 25th, 28:58.
In the girls portion of the meet, Switzerland County won the meet with 28 points, edging out second place Southwestern which collected 30. Carroll County finished third with 77 points while Rising Sun did not have enough runners to qualify for a team score.
Pacer freshman Whitley Schirmer won the meet in a time of 21:49. Other Switzerland County runners scoring points were: Robin Furnish, third, 23:58; Cameron Ray, sixth, 25:59; Emily Campbell, 11th, 28:48; Anya Rotter, 13th, 29:02; Melissa Furnish, 14th, 29:27; and Audrey Kinne, 15th, 29:54.
Non-scorers for Switzerland County were Adeli Kinne at 36:55, Lisa Leoni at 39:44 and Bea Navarro at 39:45.
Southwestern was led by Savannah Rueda, who finished fourth in a time of 24:23. Cass Lawson finished fifth at 25:24.
The Rebels had five more runners scoring points. Austin Courtney finished eighth at 26:48, Michaela Mahoney was ninth in 27:25, Ashton Elliot placed 12th at 28:57, Rebekah Anderson was 16th at 29:55, and Gianna Bennett was 18th in 30:57.
Non-scorers for Southwestern included Jayla Watson at 31:21, Blanca Durantez at 35:37 and Jordan Worcester at 38:24.
Carroll County's Haley Dermon finished in 10th place with a time of 27:38. Jenna Richmond also recorded points, finishing in 17th at 30:13.
Panther non-scorers were Gianna Butcher at 33:08, Sarah Hawkins at 34:31 and Mallory Wilkerson at 34:37.
Southwestern will compete in the Columbus East Invitational on Saturday while Carroll County competes in the Henry Clay Invitational in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday.
Switzerland will compete in the Shelby County Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7.