Cross Country Has Strong Post Season Run

Kylee Coleman, Reporter

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Metcalfe County Cross Country qualified for state and attended this past weekend. The meet was held at the Kentucky Horse Park, which is located right outside of Lexington. Logan Phelps had a time of 21:39:04. For the girls team, Anna Grace Blythe had the lead time on the girls team with a time of  21:55:53, which placed her at 46th place in the state out of 253 runners!  Carlie Howard had a personal record time for her 5k performance at state.

However, they couldn’t just go to state, they would have to qualify which they did on October 26 at the region meet at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green.  The girls team placed third in the region. For cross country runner Logan Phelps, this is his third time qualifying for state. Also during region, 7 cross country runners beat their own personal times. Allie Thomas who had previously beat the school record also beat her own time, and setting the new record at 21:35.16. 

Everyone here in Metcalfe is so proud of the cross country team and all their accomplishments this season. They’ve had a very successful season, and finished it off well at state. 


Region Official times:

4th Allie Thomas 21:35.16 PR/School record for 5K
6th Anna Grace Blythe 21:48.48 PR
18th Braelyn Davis 23.34.27 PR
22nd Emily Shaw 23:44.56 PR
Carlie Howard 25:25.68 PR
Gracie Tucker 30:11.37
Girls 3rd in Region, advance to state21st Logan Phelps 19:29.94 PR
Cabot Boling 23:58.32 PR
Logan advances to state as individualGirls team scores:
1: Owensboro Catholic 40
2: Hancock County 69
3: Metcalfe County 72
4: Green County 75
5: Bethlehem 113
6: Edmonson 117
State Official Times:
         Logan Phelps 21:39:04
         Anna Grace Blythe 21:55:53 =  46th place
         Braelyn Davis 24:17.08
         Emily Shaw 24:47.96
         Carlie Howard 25:08.06  PR