Campbellsville High School cross country team brought home several awards from recent meets.
On Thursday, Sept. 22, the team competed at Miller Park against Marion, Hart and Taylor counties.
The elementary race was 1,600 meters, and the middle school races were 2,650 meters. Varsity runners ran the 5K distance.
Campbellsville Middle School boys’ runners won the meet, with a record score of 23 points.
In the elementary race, CMS fourth-grader Abbie Oliver finished in eighth place in 7:59, which was a personal record for the course and distance.
In the middle school race, fifth-grader Karleigh Oliver finished in second place at 11:22, which was a PR for the course. Serenity Ford, a seventh-grader, finished in 14 minutes, which was a PR for the course and distance, and enough to take home sixth place.
For the middle school boys’ race, many CMS runners set personal records and took home medals.
Eighth-grader Arren Hash finished in second place. He ran the race in 10:33, which was a PR for the course and distance.
Chase Hord, a sixth-grader, finished in third place at 10:34, which is a PR for the course and distance.
CMS eighth-grader Jonathan Sparks took home fourth place, finishing in 10:58. That is a PR for the course and distance.
Caleb Holt, a fifth-grader, was sixth place, finished in 11:15. His time was a PR for the course and distance.
CMS eighth-grader Jake Dicken was eighth place, crossing the finish line in 11:26. The time was a PR for the course and distance.
And Seth Hash, a seventh-grader, was ninth, finishing in 11:32. His time was a PR for the course and distance.
In the varsity race, CHS senior Kyrsten Hill finished in second place, in 24:14. Her time is a PR for the course.
CHS freshman Gracyne Hash took home third place, finishing in 25:10, which is a PR for the course and distance.
And for the boys’ team, sophomore Ian McAninch finished third, at 20:40, which was a PR for the course. Sophomore Evan McAninch finished in seventh place, at 21:52, which was a PR for the course and distance.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, the team competed in the Jack Mitchell Invitational in LaRue County.
The elementary race was 2,000 meters, and middle school runners ran 2,500, which is a distance the team hadn’t run before this season. The varsity events were run at the usual 5K distance.
In the elementary race, fourth-grader Abbie Oliver was seventh out of 32 runners.
In the middle school race, fifth-grader Karleigh Oliver was sixth out of 44 runners, and seventh-grader Serenity Ford finished in 36th place.
Chase Hord, a sixth-grader, finished in 12th place out of 51 runners. Jake Dicken, an eighth-grader, finished in 20th place, and fifth-grader Caleb Holt was 35th.
And in the varsity race, CHS freshman Zoe McAninch finished in 20th place out of 45 runners. She finished in 23:53, which is a season best PR.
Kyrsten Hill, a senior, finished in 22nd place.
Ian McAninch, a sophomore, finished in 38th place out of 93 runners, at 19:54. The time was a season best PR.
CHS sophomore Evan McAninch finished in 52nd place, at 20:57, which is a season best PR.
And eighth-grader Jonathan Sparks finished in 75th place, at 22:13, which was also a season best PR.
The team will compete at Miller Park on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Steve Doss is the cross country coach.