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West Franklin runners in top 10

By The Herald Staff | 9/27/2013

POMONA — Three West Franklin High School runners finished in the top 10 Thursday in the West Franklin Invitational ran at the Pomona Lake course.

Alexis Yelland was fifth in the girls race. Abby Morrison was 10th. Isaiah Messick finished ninth in the boys race.

POMONA — Three West Franklin High School runners finished in the top 10 Thursday in the West Franklin Invitational ran at the Pomona Lake course.

Alexis Yelland was fifth in the girls race. Abby Morrison was 10th. Isaiah Messick finished ninth in the boys race.

“Isaiah and Alexis both ran strong again this week,” Falcon coach Tara Huggard said. “Abby also is starting to shine as a strong runner.”

West Franklin runs Thursday at Central Heights.

West Franklin

Varsity boys

9, Isaiah Messick, 21:12; 21, Brett Whittington, 25:13; 25, Korey Hempel, 30:49.

Varsity girls

5, Alexis Yelland, 19:33; 10, Abby Morrison, 20:27; 16, Kara Wray, 22:11; 18, Charley Fine, 23:02; 20, Cheyenne Jensen, 24:25.

Eighth grade boys

2, Dallin Bailey, 13:06; 3, Ryan Haner, 14:02; 4 Jacob Singer, 14:19.

Seventh grade boys

3, Justin Downey, 6:33.

Eighth grade girls

2, Adrianna Goebel, 15:04; 3, Anna Curtis, 15:55.

Seventh grade girls

3, Molly Rossman, 6:56; 13, Shyanne Shogrin, 8:01.

Central Heights

La CYGNE — The Central Heights boys cross country team was hit by injuries in the mid-season portion of the schedule. Dillon Welch led the Vikings Thursday in the Prairie View Invitational.

“It wasn’t our best finish of the year,” Central Heights coach Phillip Pearson said. “Several of our runners are battling through some nagging injuries right now and it’s effecting our practices and carrying over to our meet results. We are right at the halfway point.  So, hopefully with a little rest we can get back on track and make a strong push toward league and regionals.”

The Vikings run Thursday at Central Heights Invitational.

Dillon Welch, 20:40; Cole Sheldon, 20:55; Shelby Cardell, 21:08.

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