Wolves sweep conference XC meet

Posted 10/18/19

SILER CITY — The Woods Charter cross country teams captured a pair of 1A Central Tar Heel Conference wins last Thursday in Siler City at Chatham Charter High School.

In the boys’ 5K event, …

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Wolves sweep conference XC meet

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SILER CITY — The Woods Charter cross country teams captured a pair of 1A Central Tar Heel Conference wins last Thursday in Siler City at Chatham Charter High School.

In the boys’ 5K event, Woods Charter held off rival Chatham Charter 36 to 48 to take the victory — the team with the least amount of points wins the match. Eno River took third with 70 points, Raleigh Charter fourth with 75, and River Mill fifth with 126.

Brandon McKoy of Chatham Charter won the individual event with a sterling time of 18:39.8 to hold off Reno Fahringer of Eno River who closed with an 18:45.6.

Rounding out the top five were Robert Pilson of Raleigh Charter with a 19:04.6, Wiley Sykes of Woods Charter with a 19:19.6 and Primo Costa of Woods Charter with a 19:42.6.

Other top finishers for Woods Charter included Kyle Howarth in eighth with a 20:01.1, Nichols Vallanat in ninth with a 20:06.6, and Frank Wagoner in 10th with a 20>25.6.

In addition to McKoy, Chatham Charter was paced by Casey Wanless in seventh with a 19:58.9, Harrison Fogleman in 11th with a 20:28.9, Caleb Kolb in 14th with a 20:47.6 and Clay Griffin in 15th with a 20:50.2.

In girls’ action, Woods Charter amassed 36 points to get past Raleigh Charter and Eno River who tied for second with 55 points, and River Mill in fourth with 79 points.

Emily Pierce of Eno River won the event with a 22:19.7 to out distance Maddie Sparrow of Woods Charter who crossed the finish line in 23:04.1.

Samana Young of Woods Charter also had a top five finish with a 24:07.3 while Chloe Richard closed in seventh with a 24:52.6, Molly Tyler in 10th with a 25:45.7, Ember Penney in 12th with a 26:25.7 and Analise De Leon Villanueva in 24th with a 28:40.5.

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