Picking up another win

syeagle@demo-mo.comOctober 11, 2013 

The Raymore-Peculiar boys’ cross country team picked up yet another team win at the KC Metro Championships held Oct. 5 at Raymore-Peculiar.

The Panthers had a team score of 107 points to defeat 26 other teams. They were led by senior Jason Fambrough with a third place finish of 15 minutes, 58.7 seconds.

Senior Justin Howard took 14th with a time of 16:28.5, followed by junior Rhett Hammers in 30th with 16:54, junior Courage Davis in 32nd with 16:54.9, junior Keaton Wasson in 36th with 16:56.1, junior Cole Brooks in 44th with 17:10 and junior Hunter Fawcett in 46th with 17:11.4.

The Raymore-Peculiar girls’ finished fifth with a team score of 142 points, behind St. Thomas Aquinas in first, Lee’s Summit West in second, Lee’s Summit North in third and St. Teresa’s in fourth.

The Panthers were led by sophomore Kami Tabor who placed 12th with a time of 19:30.8. Freshman Kayla Allen took 22nd with a time of 19:52.6, followed by sophomore Kiley Deain in 28th with 20:13.9, sophomore Jamie Wharton in 4th with 20:34.6, senior Amanda Wharton in 45th with 20:35.2, sophomore Alie Gilespie in 63rd with 20:51.6 and senior Crystin Wilson in 98th with 21:38.2.

The Belton boys’ team took 24th with a team score of 663 points.

The Pirates were led by senior Dylan Amend in 89th with a time of 17:45.2, followed by senior Chris Basinski in 133rd with 18:20.4, senior Joe Bedwell in 139th with 18:28.4, junior Matthew Lind in 173rd with 19:16.3, senior Gage Miller in 199th with 20:28 and freshman Brandon Gibbs in 204th with 21:43.9.

The Belton girls did not have enough team members for a team score, but did have three competitors in the race.

Senior Brandie Marcoux took 159th with a time of 23:31, senior Rinako Sonobe placed 174th with a time of 25:37.7 and junior Cassady Anneler finished 177th with a time of 26:32.

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