MT’s Pittser, WHS’ Garrison advance to cross country Regional


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@civitasmedia.com



Washington and Miami Trace runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. For Washington, beginning third from left, (l-r); Ally Funari, Maddy Garrison, Megan Rohrer, (Catelyn Colter, Alexa Harris, Mallory Whitworth are mostly shielded) and next to the Washington runners, for Miami Trace (l-r); Abby Arledge, Kate Leach and Kylie Pettitt.


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Miami Trace and Washington runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. At left, for Miami Trace (l-r); Nick Foody, Wyatt Cory, Blake Pittser, (Jake Atwood, behind Pittser), Simon DeBruin, Cole Enochs and Henry DeBruin. For the Blue Lions (l-r); Josh Trimmer, Connor Lane, Chris Conger, Brandon Underwood (behind Conger), Collin George, Kameron Morris, Will Baughn (behind Morris).


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Miami Trace’s Blake Pittser, above, right, traverses a bridge during the Division II District cross country race at Rio Grande Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Pittser placed 16th to qualify to Saturday’s Regional at Pickerington High School Saturday at 11:45 a.m.


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Washington’s Maddy Garrison competes in the Division II District cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. Garrison finished fourth to qualify to Saturday’s Regional race at Pickerington High School. The race starts at 2:15 p.m.


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Miami Trace’s Cole Enochs, left and Wyatt Cory are pictured at the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 in Rio Grande.


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RIO GRANDE — Two local student-athletes have qualified to this Saturday’s Regional cross country tournament in Pickerington.

Washington High School junior, Maddy Garrison, placed fourth out of 132 runners, in a time of 19:39.00 at the District tournament at Rio Grande Saturday, Oct. 22.

Miami Trace High School senior, Blake Pittser, placed 16th out of 167 runners, in a time of 17:21.68.

The Division II boys Regional race is Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and the Division II girls Regional race is set for 2:15 p.m. Saturday.

Emma Hoellrich, a Fairfield Union, senior, won the District title in a time of 18:58.18.

Junior Luke Brown of Sheridan, won the boys District race with a time of 16:25.63.

Sheridan won the District boys title with a team total of 76 placement points.

The Lady Lions placed 13th out of 18 teams with a total of 307 placement points.

Miami Trace did not have enough girl runners to post a team score.

The Miami Trace boys placed 11th out of 23 teams with a placement point total of 279.

Washington was 20th with 511 placement points.

Unioto was second with 92 points; Hillsboro was 18th with 482 points and McClain was 23rd with 674 points.

On the girls’ side, Unioto was fourth with 112 points, Chillicothe was sixth with 181 points; Jackson was 16th with 442 points and Hillsboro was 18th with 465 points.

Also for Washington, Rayana Burns was 62nd in 23:38.54; Catelyn Colter was 64th in 23:41.36; Megan Rohrer was 80th in 24:23:31; Ally Funari was 97th in 26:26.11; Alexa Harris was 112th in 27:31.11 and Mallory Whitworth was 118th in 30:13.56.

For Miami Trace, Abby Arledge was 114th in 27:21.66 and Kylie Pettitt was 125th in 29:29.11.

For the Miami Trace boys, Simon DeBruin was 38th in 18:11.78; Nick Foody was 57th in 18:36.89; Henry DeBruin placed 69th in 18:56.84; Cole Enochs was 99th in 19:48.10; Wyatt Cory was 107th in 20:02.40 and Jake Atwood was 124th in 20:50.83.

Kameron Morris was the first runner for Washington to cross the finish line. He placed 56th in 18:35.19.

Also for Washington: Josh Trimmer was 103rd in 19:56.06; Connor Lane was 111th in 20:09.73; Chris Conger was 120th in 20:32.69; Brandon Underwood was 121st in 20:41.56; Collin George was 127th in 20:57.28 and Will Baughn was 130th in 21:01.74.

Complete results can be found on baumspage.com.

Washington and Miami Trace runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. For Washington, beginning third from left, (l-r); Ally Funari, Maddy Garrison, Megan Rohrer, (Catelyn Colter, Alexa Harris, Mallory Whitworth are mostly shielded) and next to the Washington runners, for Miami Trace (l-r); Abby Arledge, Kate Leach and Kylie Pettitt.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_Girls-District-1.jpgWashington and Miami Trace runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. For Washington, beginning third from left, (l-r); Ally Funari, Maddy Garrison, Megan Rohrer, (Catelyn Colter, Alexa Harris, Mallory Whitworth are mostly shielded) and next to the Washington runners, for Miami Trace (l-r); Abby Arledge, Kate Leach and Kylie Pettitt. Courtesy photos

Miami Trace and Washington runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. At left, for Miami Trace (l-r); Nick Foody, Wyatt Cory, Blake Pittser, (Jake Atwood, behind Pittser), Simon DeBruin, Cole Enochs and Henry DeBruin. For the Blue Lions (l-r); Josh Trimmer, Connor Lane, Chris Conger, Brandon Underwood (behind Conger), Collin George, Kameron Morris, Will Baughn (behind Morris).
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_Boys-District-1.jpgMiami Trace and Washington runners are pictured at the start of the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. At left, for Miami Trace (l-r); Nick Foody, Wyatt Cory, Blake Pittser, (Jake Atwood, behind Pittser), Simon DeBruin, Cole Enochs and Henry DeBruin. For the Blue Lions (l-r); Josh Trimmer, Connor Lane, Chris Conger, Brandon Underwood (behind Conger), Collin George, Kameron Morris, Will Baughn (behind Morris). Courtesy photos

Miami Trace’s Blake Pittser, above, right, traverses a bridge during the Division II District cross country race at Rio Grande Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Pittser placed 16th to qualify to Saturday’s Regional at Pickerington High School Saturday at 11:45 a.m.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_Blake-2-1.jpgMiami Trace’s Blake Pittser, above, right, traverses a bridge during the Division II District cross country race at Rio Grande Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Pittser placed 16th to qualify to Saturday’s Regional at Pickerington High School Saturday at 11:45 a.m. Courtesy photos

Washington’s Maddy Garrison competes in the Division II District cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. Garrison finished fourth to qualify to Saturday’s Regional race at Pickerington High School. The race starts at 2:15 p.m.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_Maddy-Garrison-at-Distict-cc-2016-1-1.jpgWashington’s Maddy Garrison competes in the Division II District cross country meet Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Rio Grande. Garrison finished fourth to qualify to Saturday’s Regional race at Pickerington High School. The race starts at 2:15 p.m. Courtesy photos

Miami Trace’s Cole Enochs, left and Wyatt Cory are pictured at the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 in Rio Grande.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_Wyatt-Cory-and-Cole-Enochs-1.jpgMiami Trace’s Cole Enochs, left and Wyatt Cory are pictured at the Division II District cross country race held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 in Rio Grande. Courtesy photos

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@civitasmedia.com