|NTL CROSS COUNTRY: ATHENS, SAYRE EACH DROP DECISIONS TO CANTON, TROY (14 PHOTOS) (2018-10-10)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — The Athens and Sayre boys and girls each came up on the short end in dual meets against Troy and Canton here Tuesday afternoon in NTL cross country action at Round Top Park.
Troy beat Sayre 15-48, and Canton bested Sayre 20-37. An incomplete Athens team lost to Troy and Canton by scores of 15-50.
Troy’s Brooke Inman won the race in a time of 22:27, edging out her teammate Mya Thuotte by two seconds.
Athens’ Sophie Adams was the top Valley finisher, placing third in a time of 22:53, while Sayre’s Kayla Hughey finished ninth in 23:44.
Claire Shaffer was the second Lady Redskin to cross the finish line, placing 15th in 25:07, while Lucy Coller was 16th in 25:11, Kayla Kittle was 22nd in 29:02, Kattie Winge was 24th in 29:21, and Erin Ciavardini was 25th in 29:25.
Olivia Bartlow finished 18th for the Lady Wildcats in a time of 25:47, while Julia Briar was 23rd in 29:11, and Ruby Kinsman was 27th in 30:19.
Canton edged Athens, 28-29, and Troy bested Athens, 22-33. An incomplete Sayre team lost to Troy and Canton by scores of 15-50.
Troy standout Owen Williams won the race in a time of 17:56, and Athens’ T.J. Toscano was second in a time of 19:08.
Kyle Anthony was the second Wildcat across the finish line, placing ninth in 20:12, while Matthew Gorsline was 11th in 20:28, Nate Gorsline was 14th in 21:10, Connor Dahl was 15th in 21:11, Ben Biles was 16th in 21:36, and Mason Henderson was 17th in 21:49.
Rachel Manchester was 20th for Athens in 22:46, while Sander Bertsch was 22nd in 22:55, Justin Lynch was 26th in 23:50, and Mason Proctor was 28th in 26:58.
Sayre’s Josh McClelland finished sixth in a time of 19:42, while Logan Goudreau was 21st in a time of 22:47, Nate Romano was 24th in 23:25, Gavin Rucker was 30th in 28:38.
Troy edged Athens, 26-29, in the only match up of complete teams.
Jake Courtney finished fourth for the junior Wildcats in a time of 11:57, while Connor Mosher was fifth in 12:02, Nate Prickett was sixth in 12:24, Ryan Bennett was ninth in 13:25, Devin Spencer was 10th in 13:36, and Josh Courtney was 12th in 16:31.
Athens registered a 24-32 win over Troy in the only match-up of complete teams.
Emma Bronson finished second in a time of 12:07, while Karlie Bartlow was third in 12:26, and Stella Bartlow was fourth in 12:52.
Caitlin Conklin finished eighth in a time of 13:56, while Emily Henderson was 13th in 15:40, Heidi Gillie was 14th in 16:02, and Rebecca Geifisman was 16th in 20:49.