The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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November 2, 2012

Knights qualify for 1A finals; Colt runner to run in 2A race


Friday, November 2, 2012 — 2A Girls’ Regionals

West Stanly as a team finished in 10th place in the girls’ meet and North Stanly placed 13th.

Senior Jenna Huff was the top girls’ finisher from a Stanly team, taking 28th place for the Comets in a time of 22:31. Also placing for North was Lythi Barnette (41st, 23:44), Sarah Krug (78th, 26:29), Sarah Siebert (80th, 26:38) and Jessi Parker (86th, 30:51).

West Stanly freshman Andrea Montes finished first among the Colts in 24:12, good for 48th place. The Colts’ top five finishers included Courtney Mitchell (49th, 20:18), Kaley Carpenter (53rd, 24:38), Morgan Tucker (59th, 24:59) and Alyssa Robinson (63rd, 25:37).

Cuthbertson won the 2A Midwest Regional girls’ meet with a score of 46, followed by Central Davidson (92), West Davidson (98) and Piedmont (105). West Stokes took fifth place (149), followed by Wilkes Central (152), Ashe County (172), Forbush (173) and East Davidson (190).

2A Boys’ Regionals

Mirroring the results in the boys’ race, West  came in 10th place and North  in 13th.

West Stanly sophomore Igor Bayluk will represent Stanly County in the boys’ 2A Midwest Regional this weekend in Kernersville as an individual after finishing in fifth place in the top individual qualifiers. Bayluk overall placed 24th in a time of 18:41.

The Colts placed 10th at the meet, including finishes from Logan Hucks (52nd, 19:47), Jonathan Russell (59th, 20:23), Chris Snopkowski (60th, 20:24) and Dillon Streuber (85th, 22:55) to round out West’s top five.

North Stanly placed 13th in the meet, with freshman Noah Lancaster finishing first for the Comets in 19:50, good for 53rd place.

The top five for North included Josh Selke (54th, 19:52), Justin Allman (67th, 20:41), Zack Medlin (78th, 21:30) and Brandon Ragsdale (82nd, 21:57).

Cuthbertson completed the sweep at the regionals in the team event  and won the 2A Midwest Regional with a score of 39, qualifying for the state meet as a team along with Central Davidson (51), West Stokes (88) and Piedmont (115). Wilkes Central was fifth (164), followed by Forbush (204), Ashe County (217), West Davidson (240) and Salisbury (241).

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