Chapel Hill gets a pair of second places at McAlpine, East takes third
Carrboro’s Maysa Araba placed sixth overall and Chapel Hill High School earned a pair of runner-up team finishes Saturday in the Wendy’s Invitational cross-country meet at McAlpine Park in Charlotte.
Chapel Hill runners Marija Crook (19:03) and Kathrine Dokhoylan (19:05) finished 16th and 17th respectively to pace the CHHS girls. Regan Roeber (19:16), Anna Passannante (19:22), Elise Matera (19:35) and Maeve Gualtieri-Reed (19:46) all finished in under 20 minutes as Chapel Hill finished with 121 points, 51 behind the winners from 4A Durham Riverside.
Carrboro placed sixth and East Chapel Hill 15th in the girls’ standings.
Araba (6th, 18:24) and Helen Morken (12th, 18:53) led the Jaguars, followed in by teammates Amanda Hickey (21st, 19:11), Natalie Richardson (63rd, 20:15) and Hanna Peterman (118th, 21:13).
Lily Price (14th, 18:55) led East Chapel Hill. Kate Curilovic (20:22) Maddie Fowler (20:33) both had top-100 finishes, while Sara Owre (21:01) and Anne McDonald (21:28) completed East’s scoring.
Chapel Hill also finished second in the boys’ invitational race with 165 points, close behind the winners from Monroe Weddington (140). East Chapel Hill (183) was third.
All five of Chapel Hill’s scoring runners finished in the top 50 – Drew Roeber (15:48) in 12th place, along with Jeffrey Williams (16:08), Jonathan Timothy (16:16), Daniel Kleissler (16:30) and Max Blackburn (16:31).
Three harriers from East were in the top 50 – Connor McDonald (15:52), Ethan Ready (16:00), James Gildard (16:01) – and Chris Hassel (16:33) came in 51st. Clayton Watters (16:55) gave East five runners finishing in under 17 minutes.
In the Freshman-Sophomore races, Chapel Hill also took second in the boys’ event and had three girls place in the top five of their race.
East’s Ruben Sharp, Evan Owre, Lawton Ives and Will Owen all finished among the top 50 of the underclasmen’s race. Chapel Hill’s Natnael Romaine, Agustin Fiorito, Ben Campbell, Hunter Gray and Ryan Combs all came in under 18 minutes.
For the ninth- and 10th-grade girls, Chapel Hill’s Madi Marvin, Anna Stouffer and Grace Tate went 2-3-4, and Scout Hayashi took 23d, but the Tigers didn’t have a fifth finisher to total a team score.
Freedman, Bruxvoort finish in top 25 in Jacksonville golf
Hailey Freedman of Chapel Hill shot 83-77–160 to tie for eighth place in the 6th Jimmy Anderson Girls' Invitational last weekend at the Jacksonville Country Club. Hannah Rose Bruxvoort of Chapel Hill shot 88-86–174 for 24th in the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls tour event.
Jennifer Chang of Cary carded a two-day total of 143 to win the event for the second straight year.
Lloyd wins Carrboro’s Fall Class Horseshoes
Carolyn Lloyd of Chapel Hill won the 2014 Fall Classic Horseshoes Tournament held Saturday at Anderson Park in Carrboro. Lloyd went 5-1 in her matches to beat out Cecil Bowes of Roxboro and Carl Massey of Newton Grove, both of whom went 4-2.
Doug McKenzie of Mooresville finished 6-1 to win the B Flight of the tournament, which was co-sponsored by the Carrboro Recreation Department and the N.C. Horseshoe Pitchers Association. Raleigh’s Don Guiton (5-2) and Eric Lee Guiton (4-3) were second and third, respectively, in the B Flight.