MT. ORAB – A record setting performance by Sophie Huffman led Wilmington’s Rodger O. Borror Middle School to a first-place finish Saturday in the SBAAC Middle School Cross Country Championships at Western Brown High School.
Huffman clocked a 12:43.04 to tie the previous ROB mark of 12:43 set by Hali Hodge, who set the standard in 2005.
In the team standings, Borror had 39 points while Western Brown had 40 and New Richmond finished with 43 in a tight, three-team race.
Borror had three of the top nine runners with Taylor Noszka finishing fourth and Katie Murphy placing ninth.
Carah Antek was the top runner for East Clinton, placing sixth in 13:50.59.
Clinton-Massie and Blanchester did not have any runners in the girls race.
On the boys side, Van Frye of East Clinton led the locals by finishing eighth in 12:33.17.
Brett Bandow of Blanchester was ninth and Trevor Billingsley of Borror was 13th. Luke Lentine of Clinton-Massie was 14th.
Oct 14 2017
SBAAC Middle School
Cross Country Championships
@Western Brown High School
Girls team scores
Wilmington 39 Western Brown 40 New Richmond 43 Bethel-Tate 115
Girls individuals (61 runners)
Zara Graff (NR) 1st in 12:38.41; Sophie Huffman (ROB) 2nd in 12:43.04 ROB RECORD; Taylor Noszka (ROB) 4th in 13:28.4; Carah Antek (EC) 6th in 13:50.59; Katie Murphy (ROB) 9th in 14:05.74 PR; Kenzie Votes-Pertuset (ROB) 13th in 14:25.42; Kalli Abbitt (ROB) 16th in 14:33.44 PR; Emma Simpson (ROB) 21st in 15:08.45 PR; Savannah Tolle (EC) 37th in 16:23.62; Miranda Greenly (EC) 61st in 33:42
Boys team scores
Western Brown 70 New Richmond 74 Batavia 107 Williamsburg 136 Goshen 142 Wilmington 159 Bethel-Tate 178 East Clinton 180 Blanchester 189 Georgetown 208 Clermont NE 235
Boys individuals (103 runners)
Alec Amundson (G) 1st in 11:01.95; Van Frye (EC) 8th in 12:33.17; Brett Bandow (B) 9th in 12:39.51; Trevor Billingsley (ROB) 13th in 12:46.2; Luke Lentine (CM) 14th in 12:46.86; Braydon Green (CM) 16th in 12:55.71; Bryce Hensley (CM) 20th in 13:03.01; Garrett Stoffer (ROB) 21st in 13:04.85; Justin Arnold (EC) 24th in 13:11.6; Bryan Bandown (B) 30th in 13:18.06; Noah Geggie (ROB) 36th in 13:42.16; Jacob Lansing (B) 541st in 13:50.26; Ryan Todd (EC) 42nd in 13:51.23; Brandon Walters (ROB) 52nd in 14:05.19; Jacob Haun (B) 62nd in 14:42.72; Jalen Bledsoe (ROB) 65th in 14:46.62 PR; Dakota Collom (EC) 67th in 14:50.85; Michael Daniel (EC) 76th in 15:52.78; Travis Smith (CM) 77th in 15:54.32; Andrew Osborn (B) 89th in 16:36.28; Tony Wilens-Mabry (ROB) 90th in 17:28.29 PR