Lady Pirate Cross Country Advances to Regional

XCSectional2015Charlestown High School Cross Country traveled to Hanover College to begin the 2015 State Tournament in the Southwestern High School sectional round Saturday.

The Charlestown girls Cross Country team finished 5th out of eight teams, just good enough to qualify as a team for next Saturday’s Cross Country Regional in Brown County.  Southwestern Sectional Qualifying teams included Jennings County (1st-50); Southwestern (Hanover) and Switerland County (tied for 2nd-70); Silver Creek (4th-82); and Charlestown (5th-133).  The Lady Pirates were lead by Sophomore Katie Rhodes, who finished the Sectional in 3rd place, with a time of 21:24.7.  Freshman Alexis Gurr finished 29th in a time of 25:12.9; Sophomore Kelsey Lakes 31st in a time of 25:25.3; Sophomore Erin Kimbrell 33rd in 25:44.0 37; Sophomore Gabrielle Gagnon 37th in 26:36.8; Junior Piper Clark 41st in 27:40.1; and Sophomore Isabella Golja 44th in 29:28.9.  Congratulations to our Lady Pirate Cross Country team and best of luck in Saturday’s Regional run.

The Charlestown boys Cross Country team finished 8th as a team; however posted respectable finishes in Saturday’s Sectional.  The Pirate Sectional results are Junior Seth Parker, 27th with a time of 11 18:41.4; Senior Andrew Shaw, 32nd in a time of 12 19:05.7; Freshman Harrison Adams, 41st in a time of 20:33.3; Junior Darian Zeis, 44th in a time of 21:11.2; Sophomore Matt Fellows, 45th in 21:39.0; and Freshman Drashaun Morrow, 46th in 21:58.4.  Congratulations to the Pirate Cross Country on their steady improvement and proud representation of Pirate Nation all season.