Coed Varsity Cross Country · Girls and Boys teams both finish 4th at MEC Championship


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Cowan High School 4th 106

The Cowan girls and boys varsity cross country teams both ran to fourth place finishes at the MEC Championship meet held at Blue River Valley.

Freshman Lauren Smith continued her fine freshman campaign with a runner-up finish in a time of 22:10.2 to earn All-Conference honors. Juniors Reanne Brinker and Alexis Quirk placed 21st and 22nd to help lead the team.

Junior Preston White turned in a strong effort to earn All-Conference honors by finishing in 12th place with a time of 18:49.7. Freshmen Nathaniel Kirby, Michael Hargrave, and Perrin Belcher all ran personal best times and were in Cowan’s top 5 for the meet.

All Cowan Girls:
Student, place, time
Lauren Smith, 2nd, 21:10.2
Reanne Brinker, 21st, 25:08.4
Alexis Quirk, 22nd, 25:14.6
Hailey Thomas, 32nd, 26:32.2
Aleah Wright, 37th, 27:23.6

All Cowan Boys:
Student, place, time
Preston White, 12th, 18:49.7
Nathaniel Kirby, 22nd, 19:28.2 (PR)
Michael Hargrave, 26th, 19:45.7 (PR)
Keagan Keesling, 33rd, 20:26.2
Perrin Belcher, 37th, 21:04.0 (PR)
Christopher Miller, 39th, 21:11.7 (PR)
Kyle Pike, 54th, 22:04.9

(PR) = Personal Record