University Heights, Fort Campbell, Hopkinsville and Christian County were all at Bourbon County Park on Saturday, competing for a strong placing at the 2021 Class A and 3A cross country championships.
The class A boys’ meet was highlighted by Fort Campbell’s William Lubas. The Region One champion secured a top-10 finish for the Falcons on the day as he ran to an eighth-place finish, the highest of any local for the Saturday session.
The remaining Falcon racers on the afternoon were Joshua Blanton (137th), Amari Waddy (140th), James Fisher (216th), Brock Sharp (218th), Gunner Principe (242nd) and Scott Bricker (253rd).
The Blazers got their fastest time out of Cole Glover as the freshman ran a 19:11.90, which was good enough to place him 50th overall for the race.
Chase Hendricks (132nd), Ray Farmer (147th), Jude Finch (240th) and Eli Finch (248th) rounded out the competitors for UHA on the day.
As a team, Fort Campbell was the best-placing team from the area, finishing 23rd overall. UHA wasn’t too far behind with a 29th-place finish out of 36 total teams.
On the girls’ side only one local made the trip as Hannah Corrales from Fort Campbell posted a 132nd-place finish to conclude her eighth-grade season.
The 3A meet was once again another opportunity for Allison Wood to run on the big stage. After a top finish in the regional meet, the Tiger senior finished 53rd overall to conclude her career.
Wood’s sister Rebecca was the next highest Lady Tiger in 132nd. She was followed by Lauren Mayes (167th), Kaydon Coates (218th), Justice Wright (240th), Evelyn Bangart (254th) and Eva Blankenberger (274th).
The Lady Tigers finished 29th overall as a team out of 36 teams.
On the boys’ side, Camden Britton was the fastest runner locally. The Christian County Colonel finished 172nd overall in the meet.
His teammate Wyatt Fleming was the only other local runner and he secured an 186-th place finish.