The Woodrow Wilson boys took first place, while the girls finished second at the Concord University-PikeView Alumni Cross-Country Invitational Friday at Pipestem State Park.
Aiden Kneeland picked up his second high school win of the season, followed by teammates Christian Saffouri (8), Brandon Canaday (9), Josh Cormack (10), Connor Cormack (11) and Robert Shirey (12).
Alex Irvin from Nicholas County placed third, while Austin Bias from Oak Hill was fourth and Braden Ward from PikeView finished sixth.
Matt Murphy (14) from PikeView, Johnny Walkup (16) from Nicholas County, Nate Cook (17) from PikeView, Bradley Bostic (19) from Nicholas County and Zachary Neal (20) from Princeton rounded out the top-20.
Senior Colette Lindley led the Woodrow Wilson girls with a third-place finish, while Lauren Curtis was eighth, Kyndal Ince and Hannah Keiling came home 15th and 16th respectively. CeCilia Lindley was 18th and Madison Farrish ran 20th for the Flying Eagles.
Natalie Barr from Nicholas County was sixth and teammate Haley Johnson was seventh.
Asia Collins from Princeton came in tenth, while Bethany Rosiek from Oak Hill was 11th and Sarah Turner of Summers County was 14th. Jaycee Pritchett from Princeton was 19th to round out the local runners in the top-20.
Greenbrier East swept both races at the Liberty Raleigh Invitational in Surveyor Saturday.
In the girls’ race, the Spartans took four of the top five spots en route to the win.
Abigail Londeree was the overall winner of the event, followed in order by teammates Emma Toler and Abby Dixon in second and third place. Luella Mansheim was fifth and freshman Isabella Harrison was 17th.
Colleen Lookabill from Wyoming East came home in fourth place, while fellow Warriors Brianna Cook was ninth and Amy Vest was tenth. Sara Harris was 11th; Rylee Adkins was 13th and Katelyn Green was 16th overall.
For Independence, Chloe Honaker was sixth and Bella Green was 15th. Riley Vereen from Sherman was 12th and Juliana Whited from Bluefield was 14th.
On the boys’ side, Greenbrier East edged Wyoming East in a tight battle.
Youth ran the day for the Spartans led by three sophomores and a pair of freshmen. Sophomores Thomas Depalto and David Anderson finished fourth and seventh, respectively, followed by freshmen Jackson Carter (14) and Zion Detko (15). Nicholas Seldomridge was 20th.
Jacob Ellison led the Warriors in second place, while Noah Cameron was 12th, Elijah Cameron was 16th, Cody Whitt was 18th and Brian Johnson finished 24th.
A.J. Skeens from Sherman was the overall boys’ winner and Hank Marson from Bluefield was third. Marson’s teammate Tristan Whited was ninth.
Liberty harriers, Jadon Acord was sixth, Deek Worley was eighth and Blayne Cook was 19th.
Jared Fugate led a pair of Westside runners in the top-20. Fugate finished 11th and Elijah Ellis was 17th.