By John Martin
Midwest City Beacon
The Del City boys JV cross country squad placed third in the team standings and claimed three individual medals in the Newcastle Invitational Cross Country meet on Saturday.
Kegan Babb finished in No. 7 position with a time of 21:10.84 for the Eagles followed by No. 16 Kelin Kearney in 22:07.39 and No. 19 Hunter West in 22:39.77. Rounding out the DC squad were
Camden Ross in 22:53.18 and Francisco Velasco Moreno in 24:18.11.
Displacers were Caesar Hernandez and Kyree Tucker. Also competing for DC were Rafael Vasquez, Mynor Chaj Rodas, Prence Carter, Evan Colbert, Isaiah Smith, Bryan Flores, Miguel Ortiz and Javon Cooper.
Alehedzma Mann ran 1917.01 and was No. 19 with a medal for the Eagle varsity and was joined on the squad by Tyler Means in 19:38.73, Dimitri Kizer in 21:18.92, Alfredo Carrion in 21:21.77 and Eli Chavez in 21:30.26 with displacers Luis Lara and Dominic Moio and Nathan Green also competed.
Niya Sanchez-Cutliff was No. 7 for the DC JV girls and a medal and Dania
Pickett also claimed a top 20 medal in No. 12 with a time of 28:54.13.
MIDWEST CITY’S varsity boys’ only entry at Newcastle was Peyton Seber and he posted a time of 19:51.12. The JV boys were represented by Isaiah Edgmon, Romeo Doolittle, Michael Villicort and Greg Gordon.
The Lady Bombers claimed 2 medals in the JV race for No. 15 Ayana Garcia in 30:56.94 and No. 18 Jayanna Salazar in 31:36.34. Also running for MWC were Isabel Giddings, Mikayla Freeman, Tatana Jones and displacer E’Myne Love.
CARL ALBERT participated in the Norman meet on Saturday and Koen Wagner continued his late-season push for a medal at State with a No. 11 finish in a huge and talented 5A-6A field in Norman. His time was 18:12.88 followed by Carter Reese in 19:28.43, Sam Blough in 19:53.72. Ira Bell in 20:29.40 and Riley McMahon in 20:10.19 with displacers Joe Robinson and Shane McClung.
Kaiden Harrison finished No. 23 in the JV race for a medal in a time of 20:53.41. Ethan Luong had a time of 21:36.43 for CA.
LADY TITANS Sarah Hobrecht (No. 23 in 23.32.72) and Layla Straka (No. 28 in 24:19.38) both won Top 30 medals in the Varsity girls competition. Also running for the Lady Titans were Nicole Collins, who barely missed a medal at No.31 in 24:55.03, Katelyn Allen, Abigail Nolen and displacers Brianna Galindo and Kamden Hawkins.