Trimble's boys run ninth, girls 17th at state finals
Monday, November 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Trimble County's boys cross country team finished ninth and the Lady Raiders placed 17th in the KHSAA Class A State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday.
Carroll County's Haley Dermon and Sierra Martinez also competed in the state finals, running as individual competitors.
In the boys meet, Trimble scored 288 points. Bishop Brossart won the title with 85 points while St. Henry and Green County were second and third, respectively, with 100 and 132.
Senior Christian Apel led the Raiders, finishing ninth overall out of 216 runners in a time of 17:10.77. Brennan Kunkel, a sophomore, placed 54th at 18:35.46 and Tray Robbins was 66th in 18:51.93. Jonathan Papai was 99th in 19:30.80 and Isaac Schwarz, a seventh grader, finished 142nd in 20:25.07, completing the Trimble scoring.
Non-scorers for the Raiders were freshman Andrew Hereford in 201st at 23:13.67 and freshman Jacob Horn in 209th at 24:39.30.
In the girls race, Trimble County finished with 363 points. St. Henry District easily won the meet with 51 points. Presentation was a distant second with 148 and Louisville Holy Cross was three points behind at 151 in third.
Junior Kylie Wilberding finished 29th out of 172 in a time of 21:29.95 to lead the Lady Raiders. Ashley Brierly was 77th in 22:58.26 and Kirsten Baird placed 99th at 23:48.51. Seventh grader Shelby Papai and freshman Tessa Chilton finished 121st and 122nd, respectively, in 24:19.88 and 24:21, to round out Trimble's scoring. Non-scorers were Savannah Moore in 163rd at 27:52.21 and Katie Liter at 170th in 30:12.04.
Carroll County's Dermon, a freshman, finished 83rd overall in a time of 23:07.93 while senior Sierra Martinez was 152nd in 26:01.83.