Lady Eagles win Colt CC Carnival

By Donald Lambert - [email protected]

BYESVILLE, Ohio — A good day for the Lady Eagles.

The Eastern girls cross country team claimed first place at the Colt Carnival Invitational on Saturday at Meadowbrook High School in Guernsey County.

The Lady Eagles posted a team total of 29 points — with three runners finishing in the top-10 — 59 points ahead of runner-up Warren. Caldwell finished third with 101 points. Eastern’s Jessica Cook led the pack of 99 after posting a time of 19:52.02.

Ally Durst (20:33.24) placed fourth, followed by Laura Pullins (21:01.00) in fifth place. Taylor Parker (21:38.63) placed 11th for the Green and Gold, while Kaitlyn Hawk (21:51.61) finished in 12th place. Brittany Long (23:09.45) and Rhiannon Morris (24:18.52) also placed 24th and 39th, respectively, for Eastern.

Canton McKinley won the the boys event with a team total 58 points, followed by Warren with 91 points and Bellaire with 134 points. Warren’s Brent Ash paced the field with a time of 16:12.49.

Complete results of the Colt Carnival Invitational can be found on the web at

Donald Lambert can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2106

By Donald Lambert

[email protected]