Meigs CC win at Federal Hocking Invitational

By Donald Lambert - [email protected]

STEWART, Ohio — It was a good day to be a Marauder.

The Meigs boys and girls cross country teams placed first in their respective events at the Federal Hocking Invitational on Tuesday in Athens County.

The Marauders posted a total of 44 points during the boys race — with two racers placing in the top-5 — followed by Alexander with 68 points and Southern with 78 points. Southern sophomore Conner Wolfe paced the field of 64 with a time of 17:10.20.

Jacob Swindell (17:56.70) led Meigs with a third place finish, followed by James Parsons (18:05.30), who finished fourth. Junior Dillon Mahr (18:47.30) placed 11th and Nate Hoover (18:48.00) finished 12th. Cole Betzing (18:51.80) placed 14th for the Maroon and Gold, while Tyler Fields (20:14.70) and Brad Logan (20:29.90) finished 34th and 37th respectively for the Marauders.

Larry Dunn (17:35.60) finished second for the Tornadoes, while Tylar Blevins (18:48.40) took 13th place. Lucas Hunter (19:52.10) and Dimitrius Lamm (20:00.20) placed 30th and 32nd, respectively, for the Purple and Gold.

The Lady Marauders posted a total of 39 points, edging out Vinton County (40) and Alexander (41). Meigs also had two runners finish the race in the top-5. Alexander’s Payton Remy paced the field of 34 with a time of 20:18.30.

Meigs junior Gracie Hoffman (21:09.40) led the Lady Marauders with a second place finish, followed by Lara Perrin (22:05.80), who finished in fifth place. Taylor Swartz (23:37.50) and Caitlyn Rest (23:48.60) placed 13th and 14th respectively for the Maroon and Gold.

Sadie Fox (24:11.70) finished 18th, while Carmen Doherty (26:24.80) placed 25th. Ariann Sizemore (27:19.30) and Madelyn Hill (30:17.00) finished 28th and 34th respectively for the Lady Marauders.

Complete results of the Federal Hocking Invitational can be found on the web at

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

By Donald Lambert

[email protected]