Last updated: September 04. 2013 3:38PM - 340 Views
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The Point Pleasant duo of Joseph Littlepage (295) and Hunter White, middle, sprint towards the front of the pack during the opening moments of the 2013 Coaches Corner Classic held Tuesday night at Gallia Academy High School.
The Point Pleasant duo of Joseph Littlepage (295) and Hunter White, middle, sprint towards the front of the pack during the opening moments of the 2013 Coaches Corner Classic held Tuesday night at Gallia Academy High School.
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CENTENARY, Ohio — The Fairland boys cross country team came away with top honors Tuesday night at the 2013 Coaches Corner Classic held on the campus of Gallia Academy High School in Gallia County.


The Dragons topped the 10-team field by 26 spots after posting a five-man tally of 55 points, followed by runner-up Chillicothe with an 81. Charleston Catholic (96), Meigs (101) and Rock Hill (121) rounded out the top half of the field.


River Valley placed sixth with a team score of 125, followed by Gallia Academy (168) and Point Pleasant (225). Coal Grove (236) and Southern (251) placed ninth and 10th, respectively.


Seth Miller of Rock Hill came away with the individual title after posting a winning time of 17:25.9. Josh Sifford of Fairland was the varsity boys runner-up in the 98-participant field with a mark of 17:45.0.


The Marauders — the top placing team from the Ohio Valley Publishing area — finished the day with six top-40 finishes, four of which were in the top-25 overall. Dillon Mahr led MHS with a 10th place finish and a time of 18:28.5.


Jacob Kemper led the Raiders and all locals with an eighth place effort of 18:20.5. RVHS had four top-40 efforts overall, including three in the top-25.


Michael Edelmann paced the host Blue Devils with a ninth place time of 18:23.8. GAHS had three top-40 efforts at the event.


Hunter White led PPHS with a 13th place effort of 18:49.6. The Big Blacks had two runners finish in the top-40 overall.


The Tornadoes had only one athlete finish in the top-40, with Joseph Morris leading the SHS charge with a 39th place effort of 20:28.5.


Complete results of the 2013 GAHS Coaches Corner Classic are available on the web at baumspage.com


2013 GAHS Coaches Corner Classic


VARSITY BOYS


Team Results — 1. Fairland 55; 2. Chillicothe 81; 3. Charleston Catholic 96; 4. Meigs 101; 5. Rock Hill 121; 6. River Valley 125; 7. Gallia Academy 168; 8. Point Pleasant 225; 9. Coal Grove 236; 10. Southern 251.


Top-2 — 1. Seth Miller (RH) 17:25.9; 2. Josh Sifford (F) 17:45.0.


Meigs — 10. Dillon Mahr 18:28.5; 16. Jacob Swindell 19:01.6; 18. Brandon Mahr 19:08.0; 23. Mitchell Howard 19:17.0; 36. Isaiah English 20:08.2; 40. Jared Kennedy 20:31.0; 43. Jaxon Meadows 20:56.7; 81. Colton Atkinson 24:14.3; 84. Aaron Dunham 24:24.5.


River Valley — 8. Jacob Kemper 18:20.5; 17. Ethan Hersman 19:05.1; 24. Kyle Randolph 19:22.1; 32. Austin Hamilton 19:55.6; 51; 51. James Jackson 21:33.8; 60. Garrett Young 22:19.2; 85. Ben Moody 24:43.9.


Gallia Academy — 9. Michael Edelmann 18:23.8; 31. Cole Tawney 19:42.5; 38. Devon Barnes 20:09.4; 52. Cade Mason 21:37.5; 53. Griffon McKinniss 21:50.1; 58. Griffin Stanley 22:11.0; 59. Quenton McKinniss 22:15.0; 61. Mitchell Bolin 22:22.9; 73. Ryan Vallee 23:34.9; 82. Kirkland Saunders 24:19.6; 87. Atticus Davies 24:54.4; 92. Jordan Johnson 26:45.8; 95. Jared Stevens 27:52.0; 96. Mark Brown 27:53.1.


Point Pleasant — 13. Hunter White 18:49.6; 35. Joseph Littlepage 20:06.9; 65. Guy Fisher 22:45.1; 79. Brandon Hall 24:04.3; 83. Holden Adkins 24:22.0; 88. Darrell McBeath 25:18.7; 97. Byron Fisher 27:54.3.


Southern — Joseph Morris 20:28.5; 50. Lucas Hunter 21:25.4; 63. Dimitrius Lamm 22:31.9; 66. Chris Yeater 22:45.5; 67. Jacob Weddle 22:46.8.


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