By Dave Helmick
CAMP KIDD – The Tucker County Girls’ and Boys’ Cross Country teams hosted teams in the Tucker County Invitational on Tuesday October 6th at Camp Kidd below Parsons.
Photos by Dave Helmick
Left: Tucker County’s Haden Wamsley finished 21st at the Tucker County Invitational on Oct. 6th at Camp Kidd. Right: Katie Hicks was the top finisher in 8th place for the Lady Mt. Lions in the Tucker County Invitational on Oct. 6th at Camp Kidd.
In the first race of the evening the Girls’ took to the course first. East Fairmont’s Erykah Christopher won the race with a time of 20:06.20. The East Fairmont Girls’ took home first as a team also. The Lady Mt. Lions placed second as a team and Keyser took third place in the team standings. Tucker County Girls’ were led by Katie Hicks with an 8th place finish with a time of 23:57.89. The other Lady Mt. Lions runners finished as follows: 11th-Karlee Smith(25:01.39), 14th-Alaira Hudson(26:11.53), 15th-Addie Buckley(26:18.90), 18th-Kristen Hicks(27:39.84), 19th-Brianna Gooden(27:45.62) and 27th-Olivia Myers(33:25.03).
The Boys’ race was a close finish at the line as Lewis County’s Jacob Moore(17:34.17) edged out Drew Moore(17:34.53) from East Fairmont. The Bees of East Fairmont took the team win. Lewis County placed second and Tucker County finished third as a team. The Mt. Lions were led by Haden Wamsley as he placed 21st with a time of 21:12.07. The remaining Tucker County Boys’ finished as follows: 22nd-Taylor Long(21:36.92), 26th-Clay Poling(22:39.57), 29th-Ethan McCrum(23.10.64) and 31st-Trent Eure(23:35.67).
Both Cross Country teams will return to action on Thursday October 22nd for the Regional Championship Meet at Doddridge County. For more info go to TuckerCountySports.Com.