Webster County’s girls cross-country team has worked its way into a prime position in the Second Region just over halfway through the season. After steady improvement through the first few meets, the Lady Trojans won their second consecutive team meet title Saturday at the Mustang Stampede in Greenville.
WCHS scored another impressive victory with 66 team points, which was 19 points better than runner-up Calloway County, and 48 points more than 3rd-place Madisonville-North Hopkins.
The meet was the Lady Trojans’ third podium finish of the 2021 season. However, WCHS ran third among Kentucky teams in the Kentucky-Indiana Border Clash in the first invitational of the season.
The Lady Trojans’ team score came from individual points of 6, 9, 16, 17, and 18, with a team average time of 23:15.
The field for the Mustang Stampede included 115 runners and 13 teams.
Mayci Moore continued to pace Webster County trekkers with a 10th place finish in 22:07.80. It was the 8th grader’s third top-10 race of the year.
Reece Powell finished the course in 23:04.47 to take 13th place, while Grayson Haynes took 20th place with a time of 23:39.00.
Ryleigh Powell followed closely behind with a 22nd-place finish of 23:41.03, and Drue Wyatt was hot on her heels in 23rd with 23:42.92 on the clock.
Three runners ran outside the scoring for Webster, led by Ava Stone in 27th place with a finish of 23:55.57. Delani Baskett crossed the finish line in 26:10.55 for 52nd, and Caroline Nalley finished 86th in 29:25.86.
Ohio County’s Morgan Kobylinski continued a strong individual season by claiming the top podium spot in 19:28.70. Gabby Ault of Paducah St. Mary finished in the runner-up position with a time of 21:08.23, and Reese Settle took 3rd for Calloway County in 21:14.11.
The Lady Trojans are scheduled to run in the Arrowhead Invitational Saturday, hosted by Union County. No race times were available.