EHS harriers compete at Tucker
Lady Tigers capture race; boys second
PARSONS — The Elkins High School cross country teams got one final tune-up before the start of postseason racing Friday at Camp Kidd.
The Lady Tigers tallied just 22 points to win a three-team race, followed by host Tucker County (43) and Lewis County (61).
Samantha Sproul was second in a time of 21:58 to pace Elkins. Addie Berdine was third (21:59), Kiley Edwards fifth (22:25), Natalie Sutton eighth (23:47), Kaia Miller ninth (24:15) and Holly Harper 20th (28:07).
Kate Falls was the first Tucker County runner to cross the finish line with a sixth-place showing in a time of 22:37. Teammate Erin Chambers followed in seventh with an effort of 23:12.
Hannah Hardy (11th, 24:35), Karlee Smith (13th, 25:47) and Kristen Hicks (14th, 25:49) also placed in the top 15 for the Lady Mountain Lions.
East Fairmont’s Erykah Christopher took the race with a time of 20:40. The Lady Bees fielded an incomplete team.
The Elkins High boys placed second with 43 points. East Fairmont won the race with 34 points, while Lewis County (59) was third and Tucker County (82) fourth.
Lucas Anger cleared the course in a time of 17:29 to place second for the Tigers. Charlie Smoak was fifth (17:54), Chris Henry Frye eighth (19:10), Nathaniel Whetsell 13th (19:50), Tyler McKisic 15th (20:02), Tyler Chewning 20th (21:00), Hunter Shreve 22nd (21:02), Antony Dong 27th (22:10), Jasper Clark 31st (24:41) and Ben Auvil 32nd (25:13).
Will White was 10th (19:36) and Holden Young 11th (19:42) to pace Tucker County.
Lewis County’s Jacob Moore took the individual title in a time of 17:26.
Elkins will compete in the Big 10 Conference championships set for Thursday at Preston.