Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The Lakewood Middle School cross country teams competed at the Backwoods Two Mile, held on the Backwoods Festival grounds, south of Thornville.
The girl’s team placed fifth of the fifteen scoring teams, their best finish ever at this meet. Rachel Meadows ran a solid race to lead the Lady Lancers, finishing fifth individually of the 198 runners and earning a medal for her efforts. Addy Pound was also a medalist while being the second Lakewood finisher. Landry Driskel, Leigha Davis, and Christl Blaha all improved on their personal-best times in completing the scoring for the team.
The boy’s team scored 142 points to finish a very strong fourth of the twenty teams in their race. Jon Holbrook placed eighth individually of the 195 runners to earn medalist honors. Aidan Bowman also medaled as the second finisher for the team. Ryan Byers, Mason Pound, and Caleb Rafferty wrapped-up the scoring for the Lancers. Of the six Licking County League schools at this meet, the boy’s were second, trailing only Granville.
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