Point CC competes at Huntington

By Bryan Walters - bwalters@aimmediamidwest.com

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant girls and boys cross country teams came away with a pair of top-five finishes on Saturday at the 2018 Huntington High School Invitational held on the grounds of the YMCA Kennedy Center in Cabell County.

The Lady Knights posted a third place effort of 63 points in the girls competition, which Hurricane won with a final tally of 20 points. Huntington was the overall runner-up with 51 points.

Danielle Ray won the 41-competitor girls events with a time of 19:48.7, while teammate Asha Bora was second with a mark of 20:00.6.

Allison Henderson paced the Lady Knights with a sixth place effort of 22:54.0, followed by Isabella Sang (25:20.3) and Ava Yonker (26:59.1) with respective finishes of 15th and 20th.

Naomi Meisser (27:34.7) and Amber Hatfield (28:49.8) completed Point’s team score with respective placements of 21st and 28th.

The Hurricane boys also came away with a team title after posting a winning score of 26 points. Ravenswood was second in the six-team event with 61 points, while Riverside was third overall with 66 points.

The Black Knights ended up fifth with 137 points and were led by Luke Wilson with a 10th place time of 17:42.4. Kyelar Morrow (21:03.4) was next in 32nd, while Ethan Scott (21:44.4) ended up 35th overall.

Isaac Daniels (25:25.1) and Tanner Durst (27:46.4) respectively finished 58th and 63rd in the 63-competitor event.

Wyatt Hanshaw of Hurricane won the individual title with a time of 16:29.5, with teammate Justin Belcher taking runner-up honors with a mark of 16:41.5.

Visit runwv.com for complete results of the 2018 Huntington Invitational.

By Bryan Walters


Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.