LANCASTER, Ohio — The Southern cross country teams competed at the Bob Reall Cross Country Invitational Saturday, where the Tornadoes earned a pair of top 10 finishes. Kody Wolfe owned the fastest time in in the boys race with Jennifer McCoy finished sixth for the girls.
Trailing Kody Wolfe in the boys race was Cardington-Lincoln’s Jacob Long, and Mount Gilead’s Tyler Beck. Liberty Union won the boys team competition with 98 points, while Mount Gilead had 99, and Columbus Academy had 114. Southern finished 12th with 288 points on the day.
Kody Wolfe finished with a time of 16:08.0 for SHS, followed by 46th place finisher Justin Hettinger, who had a time of 19:14.3. Austin Wolfe (20:44.8) finished 75th, Chris Yeater (21:04.6) finished 79th, Joseph Morris (22:00.0) finished 93rd, and Dimitris Lamm (23:17.6) finished 109th to round out the Tornadoes.
Raychel Gress of Mount Gilead won the girls race followed by Abby Wilson and Susan Peck of Columbus Academy. Mount Gilead won the team competition with a score of 45, followed by Columbus Academy (52) and Pleasant (79). Southern did not have enough runners for a team score.
Jennifer McCoy led the Lady Tornadoes with a sixth place finish, and a time of 21:11.3, followed by Joyce Weddle (23:37.2) with a 41st place finish.
Complete results of the Bob Reall Invitational can be found online at www.baumspage.com