Runnin' Bulldogs open season at the Mercer County Meet!
August 26, 2013By Daniel Otten of Celina High School
MERCER COUNTY MEET!
Tuesday, August 20 the Celina Cross-Country team opened it's 2013 campaign with the annual Mercer County Meet. Parkway hosted the six school event.
After the Middle School races, the high school girls toed the line for a 5000m race. Celina's Runnin' Women (86 points) finished 4th in the 'team' standings, behind Coldwater (35), Marion Local (75), and Fort Recovery (82). Saint Henry (89), and Parkway (167) rounded out the field. Jenna Coon led the way for CHS, placing 10th, earning 'All Mercer County' accolades. She was followed by scorers Kendra Fennig (17th), Renee Robinson (18th), Beth Garwood (20th), and Nicole Bowsher (21st). Breah Anderson (22nd) and Nicole Crites (24th) were displacers.
The Boys narrowly lost to Mercer County Champion Coldwater, by a 47-49 count. SH (73), FR (81), Parkway (135), and ML (149) completed the field. Cole Mertz (3), and Drew Donovan (5th) received 'All Mercer County', as top 10 finishers. Jacob Gilstrap (11th), Roman Mitchell (14th), and Nick Marks (16th) were the Bulldogs other three scorers. Brandon (21st) and Chad (22nd) Downey crossed as CHS's displacers.
Next up for the Bulldogs...host of the Celina Rotary Invitational, scheduled for Saturday, August 24 on the grounds of Wright State Lake Campus. Action begins at 9:30 AM.
COMPLETE MERCER COUNTY RESULTS MAY BE FOUND IN THE 'DOCUMENT SECTION'.