South Callaway freshman Taylor Howard directed three medalists with a fifth-place finish as the Lady Bulldogs cross country team came in second at the Bowling Green Invitational on Friday.
Howard logged a time of 21 minutes, 43 seconds as South Callaway compiled 42 points. Host Bowling Green captured the girls,Ã„Ã´ team title with 35 points, while South Shelby trailed the Lady Bulldogs in third place with 49.
The other medalists for South Callaway were freshman Abbi Luebbert, sixth in 21:48, and freshman Andi Rodriguez ,Ã„Ã® 10th in 23:07. Also placing for the Lady Bulldogs were sophomores Serina Booher (26th, 26:05) and Jaerie Booher (27th, 26:07).
Medalling for South Callaway in the boys,Ã„Ã´ varsity race was freshman Tristan Peneston, 15th in 18:58. Sophomore Glen Healy also placed 40th in 21:07.
,Ã„ÃºI,Ã„Ã´m really encouraged with the way our times are coming together for districts,,Ã„Ã¹ South Callaway head coach Mary Branum said. ,Ã„ÃºThe kids are beginning to believe that everything we,Ã„Ã´ve been doing is paying off.,Ã„Ã¹
South Callaway competes in the Class 2, District 7 championships at Holden at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30.
Lady Hornets,Ã„Ã´ McCarty
takes fourth at Richmond
RICHMOND ,Ã„Ã® Fulton sophomore Jenny McCarty medalled with a fourth-place time of 20 minutes, 5 seconds on Thursday to guide the Lady Hornets cross country team at the Richmond Invitational.
McCarty was the lone medalist for either Fulton team.
Other place-finishers for the Lady Hornets included junior Kelly Oldani, 38th in 22:22; senior Jaena Smith, 55th in 23:31; senior Courtney Johnson, 63rd in 24:00; senior Brie Rohe, 72nd in 25:28, and senior Halie Burk, 79th in 26:23.
Placing for the Hornets were junior Brian Crosby, 72nd in 20:50; senior Richard Gibson, 77th in 21:10; sophomore Josh Hurt, 84th in 21:34; senior Josh Curtis, 85th in 21:42, and freshman Keegan Stone, 99th in 23: 18.
Fulton runs in the Class 3, District 5 championships at Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 30.