Garrison 9th in D-I at Cedarville


Out of field of 568 runners

By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



Maddy Garrison, left and Kameron Morris, were the top finishers for the Washington Blue Lion high school cross country teams at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Garrison was entered in the Division I race and placed 9th out of a field of 568 total runners. Morris placed 19th in the combined Division II & III race out of a field of 380 competitors.


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Jacob Moore, above, was the top finisher for the Washington Middle School boys team, taking 30th place out of a field of 374 runners at Cedarville Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


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Kayli Merritt competes for Washington Middle School at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


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Cloe Copas runs for Washington High School in the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


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CEDARVILLE — The Washington Blue Lion cross country team competed in the Cedarville Friendship Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16.

Washington senior Maddy Garrison competed in the Division I event, placing ninth in a field of 568 runners in a time of 20:07.5.

In the combined Division II and III event, Washington placed 26th out of 31 teams with 736 placement points.

Kettering Alter won the team event with 103 points. Alter’s Perri Bockrath won with a time of 19:21.1.

In the Division I race, Lindsey Coffin of Springboro won in 18:10.4.

In the D II and III event, for Washington, Cloe Copas was 82nd as a team member in 24:05.4.

Haley Copas was 148th in 28:12.9; Alexa Harris placed 162nd in 28:56.1; Megan Rohrer was 170th in 30:04.7; Abby Tackage was 174th in 30:40.3; Jordan Kearns was 184th in 31:58.1 and Camryn Waldrop was 196th in 35:57.6.

In the middle school girls event, Washington was 18th out of 25 teams with 493 placement points.

Kaelin Pfeifer was 72nd as a team member in 15:16.0.

Chloe Lovett was 77th in 15:20.0; Kayli Merritt was 90th in 15:39.4; Megan Sever was 121st in 17:06.3; Mia Moats was 133rd in 17:59.7 and Jordan McCane was 143rd in 19:55.0.

There were 281 runners in that event.

Austy Miller of Bradford Middle School won with a time of 12:38.1.

Anna won the team event with 92 placement points.

The Washington Blue Lion boys high school team was 22nd out of 31 teams with 563 placement points.

Houston won the meet with 112 placement points.

For the Blue Lions, Kameron Morris was 19th as a team member in 18:00.4.

Connor Lane placed 111th in 19:59.9; Brandon Underwood was 112th in 20:02.0; Will Baughn was 156th in 21:24.5; Grant Patterson was 165th in 21:38.1; Chris Conger was 172nd in 21:53.6 and Cody Riley was 173rd in 21:56.5.

Nicholas Geiler was 258th in 22:45.2; Christian Grove was 320th in 24:53.1; R.G. Crabtree placed 323rd in 24:59.0; Keiya Satoh was 365th in 30:20.2; Gabe Pickerill was 372nd in 31:29.0; Jordan Rohrer was 373rd in 31:37.5.

Washington’s middle school boys team placed 21st out of 33 teams with 537 placement points.

Springboro won the meet with 68 placement points.

For Washington, Jacob Moore was the first to cross the finish line, placing 30th in 12:27.4. There were 374 runners in the event.

Lucas Smith of Anna won the 3200-meter race in 11:05.1.

Also for Washington, Karson Runk was 94th in 13:44.8; Branton Dawes was 119th in 14:07.3;Ian Roush was 123rd in 14:11.3; Ryan Elrich was 171st in 15:39.8; Samuel Colter was 172nd in 15:39.9; Justin Grove was 186th in 16:11.4; Jack Mead was 338th in 18:46.5; Kylan Lawell placed 341st in 18:56.5.

Washington is off this weekend and will host the Cross the Creek Invitational Saturday, Sept. 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Tim Walters farm on Mark Road.

Maddy Garrison, left and Kameron Morris, were the top finishers for the Washington Blue Lion high school cross country teams at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Garrison was entered in the Division I race and placed 9th out of a field of 568 total runners. Morris placed 19th in the combined Division II & III race out of a field of 380 competitors.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Maddy-Garrison-and-Kameron-Morris-at-Cedarville-9-16-2017.jpgMaddy Garrison, left and Kameron Morris, were the top finishers for the Washington Blue Lion high school cross country teams at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Garrison was entered in the Division I race and placed 9th out of a field of 568 total runners. Morris placed 19th in the combined Division II & III race out of a field of 380 competitors. Courtesy photos

Jacob Moore, above, was the top finisher for the Washington Middle School boys team, taking 30th place out of a field of 374 runners at Cedarville Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Jacob-Moore-WMS-cc-at-Cedarville-9-16-2017.jpgJacob Moore, above, was the top finisher for the Washington Middle School boys team, taking 30th place out of a field of 374 runners at Cedarville Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Courtesy photos

Kayli Merritt competes for Washington Middle School at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Kayli-Merritt-WMS-girls-cc-at-Cedarville-9-16-2017.jpgKayli Merritt competes for Washington Middle School at the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Courtesy photos

Cloe Copas runs for Washington High School in the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Cloe-Copas-WMS-cc-at-Cedarville-9-16-2017.jpgCloe Copas runs for Washington High School in the Cedarville Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Courtesy photos
Out of field of 568 runners

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com