Grove Public School's cross country teams have been busy, hosting a meet in Grove and racing in Edmond.
Both the High School and Middle School teams competed at the Grove meet on Saturday, September 21. Middle Schoolers ran 2400 meters, while the High Schoolers raced 5000 meters.
Middle School Girls
Maggie Lane led the Lady Red, placing sixth overall with a time of 11:50.2. Hailey Iliff had a time of 12:12.8 to place eleventh. Abbigail Shobe (12:58.5), Heavenly Razey (13:17.5) and Lily Reeves (13:53.5) ran closely together, placing 19, 21 and 24 respectively.
Middle School Boys
Jaxon Turner ran a 10:11.4 to place fourth overall. Jase McAbee and Lane Stewart ran 10:26.9 and 10:33.6 to place sixth and seventh. Chris Johnson placed eleventh with a time of 11:03.8. Dakota Morgan finished in thirteenth with a time of 11:09.9 and Landon Snyder ran a 11:30.6 to place fourteenth. Isaiah Iliff finished the race in seventeenth with a time of 12:42.7.
Rory Geer won the meet with a time of 21:50.5. Katelyn Cohea finished in fourth with a time of 23:38.2. Jazzmine Aguire placed eighth with a time of 25:11.8.
Jackson Kernan led the Ridgerunners with a time of 17:53.0 to place third, followed by Ryan McAbee (19:36.5), Dakota Rickey (20.32.2), Dalton Davis (21.09.9) and Nick Brown (21:57.9), placing 10, 14, 16 and 17 respectively. Caden Love finished with a time of 23:19.7 to place twenty-third.
Grove's varsity teams competed in the 5A/6A Pre State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 28.
Cohea ran a time on 25:06.04 to place 37 and Aguire placed 50 with a time of 27:09.74.
The varsity boys team placed eleventh overall with 278 points. Piedmont won the event with 54 points followed by Guymon (58), Santa Fe South (71), Altus (151), Bishop McGuiness (160), Del City (166), Elgin (171), Carl Albert (174), Duncan (219), Shawnee (230), Western Heights (338) and Capitol Hill (379).
Kernan ran a 17:43.68 to place eleventh. McAbee finished in forty-sixth after running a 19:42.09. In fifty-third was Rickey who finished at 22:01.53. Brown (22:47.48), Davis (24:04.79) and Love (24:22.93) finished in 83, 85 and 87 respectively.
The teams raced again on Thursday, October 3 at Claremore. After a week off from competition, the teams will head to the Metro Lakes Conference Championship on Tuesday, October 15.