Wildcats take part in Huntington Last Chance Invite

By Alex Hawley - ahawley@civitasmedia.com

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It was the Scarlet Knights’ night.

Cabell Midland won both the boys and girls team titles by sizable margins, on Tuesday night at the Huntington Last Chance Invitational.

Hannan placed 10th on the girls side and fielded two teams to teams on the boys side, with one team finishing 11th and the other taking 13th.

Cabell Midland’s total of 162 won the girls competition by 83, with Huntington St. Joseph (79) as second place, and Spring Valley (76) as third. The Lady Wildcats scored six points to take 10th out of the 12 scoring teams.

Hannan got its six points in one event, as senior Kelsie Lee placed third in the long jump with a leap of 12 feet, 7 inches, just 2 feet, 1 inch behind the winning mark.

The Scarlet Knights’ winning total of 168 was 82 points ahead of the field, with Poca (86) taking second and the host Highlanders (53) placing third. With 13 teams scoring, the HHS ‘B’ team was 11th with four points, and the Wildcat ‘A’ team rounded out the field with two points.

Hannan freshman Chandler Starkey placed fourth in the high jump, clearing 5-6, just four inches off of the winning mark.

In the 400m dash, HHS senior Josh McCoy was fifth with a time of 57.05, which was 2.36 seconds off of the pace.

Complete results of the Huntington Last Chance Invitational can be found on the web at www.runwv.com

Alex Hawley can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2100.

By Alex Hawley