By Bob Flynn
Register Sports Writer
Local teams had a good showing Saturday in the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Georgetown.
Model Laboratory’s girls team was the top finisher of the three local schools, placing seventh with at total of 256 points in the Class A meet.
Senior Hannah Nnoromele was Model’s top runner, placing 12th in a time of 20:56.16. Junior Janie Ward was 23rd with a time of 21:24.82, followed by junior Hannah Durbin in 22:43.67, freshman, Reagan Cole in 23:11.99 and freshman, Coco May with a time of 25:34.81.
St. Henry captured the Class A team title with a total of 62 points. Green County was second with a total of 105 and Bishop Brossert finished third with 126 points.
Megan Smith of Danville won the individual title in a time of 19:16.39, followed by Karly Gawarecki of Holy Cross in a time of 19:37.44 and Maddox Patterson of Sayer in third with a time of 19:53.13.
Berea Community’s girls team placed 18th with 460 points. Individually for Berea, sophomore Bailey Rosenbarker led the way at 40th in a time of 21:50.59, followed by sophomore Sofia Saderholm at 102 in 23:54.18, eighth-grader Rhiannon Connor at 138 in 26:12.64, eighth-grader Ashley Hart at 152 with a 28:47.01 and sophomore Grace Beavin at 154 with a time of 29:09.11.
In the Class A boys meet, Berea placed 13th with 379 points.
Individually for Berea, senior Johnathan Smith led the way with a 16th-place finish in a time of 17:29.73.
Junior Lincoln Satterthwaite placed 78th in a time of 19:04.33, followed by sophomore Raymond McKinney at 127 with a 19:51.63, senior Eliot Gardner at 130 in a time of 19:54.99 and freshman Derek Castle finished 146th in 20:17.64.
Model junior Jack Frisbee placed 67th with a time of 18:40.75 running as an individual.
St. Henry captured the team title with a total of 84 points, followed by Walton Verona with 116 and Bishop Brossart with 146 points.
Jacob Thompson of Holy Cross was the boys champion finishing in a time of 15:21.40. Nick Waltman of Sayre placed second in a time of 16:22.94 and Matt Bode of Louisville Colle finished third with a time of 16:27.34.
In the Class 3A races, both Madison Central’s boys and girls teams placed 14th, with 426 and 401 points respectively.
In the girls meet, senior Gabriella Sabino was the top finisher at No. 53 with a time of 21:26.56. Sophomore Anna Marshall placed 64th with a 21:41.16, followed by freshman Julia Manning at 86th with a 21:59.89, senior Sarah Franklin was 108th with a 22:15.82, junior Anna Knox finished 166th in a time of 23:23.30, freshman Ivanna Sabino was 183rd with a 23:48.18 and freshman Melanie Manning finished at 203 with a 24:56.21.
Assumption claimed the team title with a total of 31 points, followed by Bowling Green with 78 points and Sacred Heart in third with a total of 101 points.
Assumption’s Bailey Davis claimed the individual championship in a time of 18:12.72. Whitney O’Bryan of Daviess County finished second overall with a time of 18:36.37, while Emily Bean of Assumption was third in a time of 18:43.27.
On the boys side, senior, Mason Crump was the top finisher for Central at No. 42 in a time of 17:22.81. Three freshmen were the next top finishers, Brennan Fields (86) with an 18:01.12, Griffin Sexton (101) in a time of 18:10.72 and Grant Brockman (115) in 18:22.19. Senior Maxwell Snyder placed 123rd with a time of 18:27.69, freshman, Kyle Kelsey was 165th in 18:57.15 and junior Parker Stanley was 168th with a time of 19:00.18.
St. Xavier won the team title with a total of 20 points, followed by Trinity in second with 87 points and Daviess County in third place with a total of 145 points.
Chase Geary of Muhlenberg County captured the individual title in a time of 15:58.66. Patrick Gregory of Butler placed second in a time of 16:14.39, followed by Sam Lewis of St. X in third place with a time of 16:17.84.