LOGAN, Ohio — The Warren boys and Logan girls came away with team championships Saturday afternoon at the 2012 Southeastern Ohio Athletic League cross country championships held at Logan High School Shaw-Davidson campus in Hocking County.
The Warriors posted a winning team score of 37 points en route to their fifth straight league crown, while the Lady Chieftains (38) edged out Warren by one point for their first SEOAL team title since 1998. The Blue Devils placed fifth out of five teams with 101 points and the Blue Angels were third out of four teams with 59 points.
There were four teams and 38 runners in the girls competition, and it marked the first time in eight years that a GAHS girl did not win the race individually. Hannah Dugan of Warren won the girls title with a time of 20:51.19.
The Blue Angels had three girls earn All-SEOAL honors by finishing in the top-nine spots. Hannah Watts (20:59.56) was the overall runner-up, Madison Holley was fourth (21:09.44) and Elizabeth Holley (22:35.99) placed ninth.
Jenna Bays (25:19.24) and Morgan Foster (25:26.82) respectively finished 24th and 25th to round out the team tally. Britney Angel (26:55.79), Aliza Warner (27:24.94) and Darian Miller (33:34.18) also placed 28th, 30th and 37th for the Angels.
There were five teams and 55 runners in the boys division, and the individual title went to Parker Blain of Warren with a winning time of 17:06.74. Ben Haller of Chillicothe was the overall runner-up with a mark of 17:20.12.
Michael Edelmann was the only Blue Devil to earn All-SEOAL honors after placing fourth overall with a time of 17:41.26. Quenton McKinniss (19:22.95) and Cole Tawney (19:27.52) were next in 21st and 23rd positions, while Jeremy Wilson (20:06.92) and Joel Craft (20:09.79) placed 30th and 31st to round out the team tally.
Also finishing for the Blue Devils were Griffin McKinniss (21:04.75) in 38th, Scott Mash (21:05.39) in 39th, Atticus Davies (21:13.66) in 41st, Conner Christian (22:48.53) in 45th, Griffin Stanley (22:49.30) in 46th and Michael Vallee (27:46.78) in 54th.
Complete results of the 2012 SEOAL cross country championships are available on the web at baumspage.com