CENTENARY, Ohio — Visiting Logan finished five points ahead of the rest of the boys field Tuesday night en route to winning the fifth annual Coaches Corner Cross Country Invitational held on the campus of Gallia Academy High School in Gallia County.
The Chieftains posted seven top-30 finishes and ended the night with 63 team points, finishing five points ahead of runner-up Meigs (68) — which earned seven top-25 efforts in the contest.
Rock Hill (94), River Valley (97) and Gallia Academy (111) rounded out the top five team scores, while Fairland (161), Huntington High (182), Southern (190) and Point Pleasant (217) wrapped up spots six through nine.
There were a total of 109 competitors in the boys event, with Logan’s Billy Woltz coming away with the individual title after posting a winning time of 16:51.7. Seth Miller of Rock Hill was the runner-up with a mark of 16:56.8.
Jacob Swindell led the runner-up Marauders with a fourth place effort of 18:12.7, followed by Dillon Mahr (18:47.3) and Jared Kennedy (19:33.9) respectively finished seventh and 16th.
Nate Hoover was 19th overall with a time of 19:48.7 and James Parsons rounded out the MHS scoring with a 22nd place finish of 20:01.3. Tyler Williams (20:02.7) and Mitchell Howard (20:03.2) were also 23rd and 24th overall, respectively.
Jacob Kemper led RVHS with a sixth place effort of 18:43.2, followed by Ethan Hersman (19:05.8) and Kyle Randolph (19:12.6) with respective finishes of 12th and 13th overall.
Nathaniel Abbott was 32nd with a mark of 20:38.7 and George Rickett rounded out the team tally with a 36th place finish of 20:49.6. Garrett Young (21:07.6) and Ben Moody (22:19.9) were also 39th and 48th overall for the Raiders.
Caleb Greenlee paced host GAHS with an eighth place finish of 18:56.9, followed by Kyle Greenlee (19:00.2) and Kaleb Crisenberry (19:03.1) in the nine and 10 spots, respectively.
Cade Mason was next in 42nd place with a time of 21:35.4, while Mitchell Bolin rounded out the team tally with a 45th place effort of 21:50.7. Devon Barnes (22:47.2) and Tanner Allen (22:51.1) also finished 50th and 54th overall, respectively.
Joseph Morris led Southern with a 20th place time of 19:49.8, followed by Larry Dunn (19:50.7) and Lucas Hunter (22:49.2) with respective placements of 21st and 51st.
Dimitrius Lamm was next in 52nd place with a time of 22:50.1, while Jonah Hoback wrapped up the Tornadoes tally with a 57th place effort of 23:00.7. Ryan McCabe was also 62nd overall with a mark of 23:31.0.
Hunter White paced Point Pleasant with an 11th place finish of 19:03.9, followed by Joseph Littlepage (20:21.8) and Brandon Henderson (23:39.2) respectively finished 31st and 64th overall.
Darrell McBeath was 83rd with a mark of 25:15.7, while Brandon Hall rounded out the team scoring with an 86th place time of 25:39.5. Scotty Wilcox (28:18.4) and Wyatt Dean (32:47.4) also earned finishes of 96th and 105th overall.
Fairland entered Tuesday’s event as the defending champion.
Complete results of the 2014 Coaches Corner Invitational at Gallia Academy High School can be found on the web at baumspage.com