GJHS team captures third championship

Medalists for the 7th and 8th grade boys’ team included J.J. Countess, Reid Watson, Isaac Talley, Jaxson Mayer and Grayson Schlabach and Kallon Cyphers. The team took 1st place at the Hennessey Meet on Saturday.

The Guthrie Junior High Cross Country team captured their third championship of the season on Saturday at the Hennessey meet.

The 7th and 8th grade boys won by 45 points with an average time of 6:24 in the mile race featuring 120 runners. Leading the way was Reid Watson with a time of 6:10 in 5th place, followed by Isaac Talley in 10th place with a time of 6:19. Other Top 30 medalist for the boys included Grayson Schlabach in 14th with a time of 6:26, Kallon Cyphers in 16th (6:31), Jaxson Mayer in 22nd (6:34) and JJ Countess in 24th (6:37).

The boys beat Woodward, Chisholm, Cherokee and Hennessey, rounding out the Top 5 teams in the field of 12.

The 7th and 8th grade girls took 5th place behind Kingfisher, Alva, Hennessey and Chisholm. There were 8 teams and 83 runners in the girl’s one-mile race.

Taylor Schroder led the point-scorers for the Lady Jays. Schroder finished in 11th place, followed by Addison Poupard (30th), Tatum Brown (44th), Lindy Huddleston (45th) and Sheyanne Cossey (63rd).

The 5th and 6th grade teams ran separate races from the Junior High teams. The girls took second-place falling just 21 points off the leader, Timberlake Elementary. Medalists for the girls were Avelyn Salee in 7th place (7:15), Jaydin Alexander in 10th (7:20), Scout Evans in 14th (7:29), Kylee Canary in 27th (7:51) and Jaedyn Dolan in 30th (7:54).

The 5th and 6th grade boys finished third in a competitive race that featured just seven points separating the top three teams. Scorers for the Bluejays were Aiden Foster in fourth place with at time of 6:59, Nathan Clutter in 11th (7:19), Aiden Hardin in 17th (7:28), Jaxton Brown in 18th (7:29) and Tad Talley in 54th (8:58). The boy’s race featured 70 runners while the girls had 94.

The teams will race next on Oct. 8 at Lexington.

Taylor Schroder leads the way for the Lady Jays followed by Addison Poupard.


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