River Valley competes at Zane Trace Invitational


September 10, 2012

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The River Valley Cross Counrty teams competed in the Zane Trace Invitational Saturday in Ross County.

Hillard Darby won the boys competition with a score of 41 on the day, followed by Teays Valley with 83, Vinton County with 102, and Canal Winchester with 111. River Valley finished in 10th place with 266 points on the day.

Hillard Darby’s Lane Hager won the boys race with a time of 17:01.3 followed by teammate Chase Hampton with a time of 17:17.1, and Teays Valley’s Jacob Richards with a time 17:28.7.

River Valley’s Aaron Oehler finished 19th with a time of 18:31.9 to pace the Raiders. Ethan Hersman (19:55.6) finished 64th for RVHS, followed by James Jackson (20:19.3) at 75th, Andrew Brown (21:29.9) at 93rd, and Kyle Randolph (22:14.1) at 108th. Also running for RVHS were Austin Hamilton (22:24.3), who finished 110th, and John Oehler (23:59.7) who finished 139th. There were 164 runners in the boys race.

The girls competition was won by Canal Winchester with 37 points, followed by Zane Trace wit 38 points, Hillsboro with 107 points, and New Lexington with 116 points.

Canal Winchester’s Chloe Palmer won the girls title with a time of 21:24.4, followed by by New Lexington’s Anna Gillien (21:38.0), and Canal Winchester’s Elizabeth Kifer (21:46.7).

River Valley’s Keyana Ward paced the Lady Raiders, finishing 16th with a time of 22:46.9. Finishing 81st for RVHS was Ramesy Warren (28:32.5), followed by Morgan Greenlee (3:09.2), who finished 93rd, Kayla Browning (30:18.1), who finished 95th, Kasey Eblin (30:33.9), who finished 98th, and Abby Atkins (35:00.1), who finished 109th.There were 115 runners in the girls race.

Full results of the Zant Trace Invitational can be found online at