The Durant High School cross country boys and girls teams competed in the class 5A Regional Meet at Norman last Saturday.
The boys, ranked 9th in the state on October 1st, placed 3rd as a team and the girls placed 5th as a team to earn the privilege of competing in the 5A Cross Country State Meet to be held Saturday the 27th at Edmond Santa Fe High School.
The last time Durant qualified for state as a boys and girls team was 2006. Last year, Kathryn Prentice and Alberto Vazquez represented DHS as individual runners in the state meet.
Regional places and times are as follows:
Boys: 5K-Total of 129 runners-
Alberto Vazquez: medaled, 3rd place; 16:39
Cameron Schuessler: medaled, 15th place; 17:34
Jared Woods: 17th place; 17:36
John Woods: 43rd place; 18:43
Alfredo Osorio: 56th place; 19:17
McKean Akin: 66th place; 19:38
Connor Akin: 81st place; 20:11
Girls: 2 miles-Total of 113 runners-
Lexi Stinnett: medaled, 13th place; 13:13
Kathryn Prentice: 36th place; 14:03
Morgan Williamson: 44th place; 14:26
Riley Richards: 52nd place; 14:43
Kali Brown: 55th place; 14:46
Brianna Cedillo: 71st place; 15:21
Maryssa Pelts: 84th place; 15:54
The cross country teams are limited to compete in 8 OSSA meets and 2 practice meets. This year’s places are as follows (in no particular order).
Alberto Vazquez: 1st, 1st, 1st, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd, 6th
Cameron Schuessler: 1, 3rd 3rd, 3rd, 3rd, 4th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 21st
Jared Woods: 4th, 8th, 10th, 15th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 28th
John Woods: 10th, 17th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 33rd, 38th, 50th
Alfredo Osorio: 6th, 9th, 9th, 9th, 17th, 20th
McKean Akin: 9th, 29th, 34th, 34th, 40th, 48th
Connor Akin: 17th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 29th, 35th, 41st
Boys Team placed: 1st, 1st, 2nd, 2nd, 3rd, 5th
Lexi Stinnett: 2nd, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 15th
Morgan Williamson: 8th, 9th, 13th, 13th, 14th, 16th, 19th, 24th, 35th
Riley Richards: 12th, 15th, 25th
Kathryn Prentice: 2nd, 6th
Brianna Cedillo: 19th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 33rd, 41st, 54th
Kali Brown: 13th, 27th, 30th, 35th, 51st, 64th
Maryssa Pelts: 30th, 34th, 48th, 97th
Girls Team placed: 2nd, 2nd, 4th, 4th, 9th, 10th
These cross country runners are great kids and have come a long way in the last few years. Coach Reynolds and Coach Bokies are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication the runners have shown to the team this year!