It was a busy day of cross country Saturday in Berea.
Berea Community hosted the Berea Invitational, which consisted of races for athletes in elementary, middle and high school.
Madison Central won the high school boys and girls 5K, with Central’s Brennon Fields and Model Laboratory’s Hannah Nnoromele winning individual honors.
Nnoromele won the girls race in 21:10.
Central, though, had six runners in the top 14 to win with a score of 32 points.
Model was second with 72 points and Berea was seventh with 146 points.
Central’s Gabriella Sabino was second in 21:20.
Also for Central, Anna Marshall was fifth (21:56), Ivanna Sabino was sixth (21:59), Julia Manning was ninth (22:23), Sarah Franklin was 11th (22:35), Anna Knox was 14th (23:03) and Kimberly Mosher was 25th (24:30)
Following Nnoromele was teammate Janie Ward, who was fourth in 21:52.
Also for Model was Hannah Durbin, who was 12th in 22:56, Raegan Cole, who was 20th in 23:43 and Coco May, who was 39th in 26:26.
Berea’s Bailey Rosenbarker was eighth in 22:17.
Other Lady Pirates included Sofia Saderholm, who was 15th (23:04), Rhiannon Connor, who was 43rd (28:38), Grace Beavin, who was 47th (29:10), Katie Okumo, who was 52nd (30:01) and Ashley Hart, who was 54th (32:24).
Central won the boys competition with a score of 35 points. Berea was second with 107 points.
Fields took the top spot in 17:42, followed by teammate Mason Crump, who placed second in 17:46.
Griffin Sexton was ninth in 18:08, Kyle Kelsey was 10th in 18:33, Maxwell Snyder was 17th in 19:00.1, Parker Stanley was 18th in 19:00.8 and Ethan Minerich was 27th in 19:32.
Jonathan Smith led Berea, finishing seventh in 18:03.
Other Pirates included Raymond McKinney, who was 19th (19:08), Lincoln Satterthwaite, who was 25th (19:30), Bryce Rosenbarker, who was 28th (19:32), Elito Gardner, who was 40th (20:07), Derek Castle, who was 48th (20:42) and Joseph Mecham, who was 63rd (21:51).
Model’s Jack Frisbee was 14th in 18:38. Nathan Rininger was 30th in 19:40 and James Moore was 87th in 27:04.
Madison Southern’s Richard Sirry was 74th in 23:43, Justin Robinson was 80th in 24:41, James Durham was 88th in 27:13 and Darrien Fields was 89th in 29:21.
HIgh school students also ran a 5,000-run and a mixed 5K.
The Central boys grabbed the top two spots and had six runners finish in the top 15 to score 33 points to win the 5,000-run.
Berea was third with 62 points.
Central’s Grant Brockman won the event in 19:44 and teammate Wes Newman was second in 20:23.
Chris Morrow was 12th (22:54), Adam Rogers was 13th (23:21), Aaron Hunter was 14th (23:35), Logan Shade was 15th (23:42) and Dominic Parks was 19th (24:04).
Berea’s Cody Jones was eighth in 22:21 and teammate William Spencer was ninth in 22:25.
Also running for Berea was Colin Weckman, who was 16th in 23:52, Matthew Parrish, who was 17th in 23:54, Nicholas Carpenter, who was 27th in 25:53, Roy Whittamore, who was 31st in 27:26 and Max Hurt, who was 32nd in 27:27.
Central’s Melanie Manning won the mixed 5K in 24:53.
Teammate Emily Jones was third in 27:22.
Southern’s Summer King was 15th in 31:17.
Middle schoolers competed in a 4K mixed event and a boy’s 4,000-run team competition.
Beaumont Middle School won the boys event with 32 points.
Madison Southern’s Jordan Powell was seventh in the mixed run with a time of 18:32.
Model’s Holly Miller was 12th in 18:53 and teammate Lyndsey Patrick was 20th in 19:52.
Berea’s Cora Livingston was 27th in 21:16.
Model’s Alexis Rininger was 42nd in 27:30 and Southern’s Baylea Bunch was 43rd in 31:23.
In the 4,000-run Southern’s Austin Cates was 21st in 17:04.
Central’s Jacob Ferris was 28th in 17:42, teammate Logan Thomason was 42nd in 20:20, Maxx Purvis was 48th in 21:46 and Derrick Daniel was 60th in 28:37.
Model’s James Bush was 51st in 23:04 and teammate Caswell Patton was 57th in 25:04.
Berea’s Thomas Weckman was 52nd in 23:13 and teammate Roy Smith was 55th in 24:37.
Southern’s Joshua Mullins was 54th in 24:12.
Elementary school students competed in a 1,600-run.
Southwestern won the girls competition with a score of 39 points and also took the boys competition with 40 points.
Central was sixth in the girls event with 159 points.
Leeanna Sandlin led Central, finishing 34th in 9:25.
Desirae Miller was 36th in 9:27, Kennedy Parks was 45th in 11:19, Sydney Wall was 52st in 12:30 and Tory Maxwell was 53rd in 14:39.
No county teams competed in the boys race, but a handful of individual runners represented their schools.
Central’s Ryan Vincent placed second in 7:02 and teammate Dakota HIll was third in 7:11.
Andrew Sisson was 48th in 8:58.
Model’s James Ward placed 59th in 11:03.
It was a busy day of cross country Saturday in Berea.
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