Dixon wins Unioto XC invite

October 5, 2013

PDT Sports Report

Piketon junior Kane Dixon won the boys individual title at Saturday’s Unioto Invitational as the Redstreaks finished third as a team.

Dixon crossed the stripe with a time of 15:50.90, nearly two seconds in front of the Shermans’ Ethan Richter. However, Unioto finished with the last laugh as the boys captured the team title with 59 points while Piketon earned 87.

Austin McClintic’s 38th-place finish (18:39.00) paced Waverly to a 10th-place finish out of 12 teams that competed. Although Valley did not have enough for a team, Wyatt Lewis’ 107th-place finish (22:16.90) was the best time for the Indians.

On the girls side, the hosts captured the top individual spot as Kela Harkins won with a time of 19:02.67 but the Shermans finished second to team champion Logan by 14 points. The Redstreaks’ Shaniah Begley was the area’s top runner as she finished with a time of 21:46.81, good enough for 25th. Piketon finished eighth.

The Tigers’ Gabby Towler checked in at 32nd place with a time of 22:22.36. Waverly finished sixth.

Valley did have enough to field a girls team as Keionna Riddlebarger’s time of 28:57.75 placed her in the 94th finishing spot. The Indians were 11th on the day.

Boys Team Results

1. Unioto — 59

3. Piketon (P) — 87

10. Waverly (W) — 234

Note: Valley (V) did not have enough individuals to compete as a team.

Notable Individuals

1. Kane Dixon (P) — 15:50.90

38. Austin McClintic (W) — 18:39.00

107. Wyatt Lewis (V) — 22:16.90

Girls Team Results

1. Logan — 36

2. Unioto (U) — 40

6. Waverly (W) — 145

8. Piketon (P) — 204

11. Valley (V) — 334

Notable Individuals

1. Kela Harkins (U) — 19:02.67

25. Shaniah Begley (P) — 21:46.81

32. Gabby Towler (W) — 22:22.36

94. Keionna Riddlebarger (V) — 28:57.75

The following results were reported from various media outlets. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.


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