By Bill Howes

Associate Editor

The Chariton boys cross country team ran very well at the Charger Invite cross country meet at Red Haw State Park in Chariton this past Thursday night. Chariton placed third overall as a team with 133 points and they had four runners place in the top 30 overall.

Blane Wallace led Chariton placing 18th overall in 19:22. Bradley Hobbs placed 23rd in 19:46 and David Crabb placed 28th in 20:08. Connor Dixson placed 30th in 20:13.

Jesus Murillo placed 48th in 21:43. Ethan Fehrer placed 52nd in 21:57. Max Aulwes placed 65th in 22:24. Mark Pyatak placed 70th in 22:46. Ethan Poling placed 90th in 25:14. Carson Oxenreider placed 99th in 27:36. Isaac Sundquist placed 100th in 28:16.

Davis County won the overall Varsity boys team standings with 31 points. Albia was second with 64 and Chariton was third with 133. Cardinal of Eldon was fourth with 147 and Wayne was fifth with 148. Grandview Christian was sixth with 149.

Clarke was seventh with 53 points. Southeast Warren was eighth with 182 and Pleasantville was ninth with 193. Moravia was 10th with 249. Moulton-Udell, Melcher-Dallas and Martensdale St. Mary’s didn’t have enough runners to register a team score.

“It was a beautiful night for a cross country meet. The guys ran really well I thought. Blane continues to put himself in the upper part of each race, which is encouraging to see. I thought that Bradley Ran extremely well walking away with a new %K personal record,” Chariton Boys Head Coach Eli Horton said.

Read the October 6, 2020 edition of the Chariton Leader/Herald-Patriot for the rest of the story.

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