The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Prep Cross Country: Locals finish strong at Harrisburg Invite

  • HHS, EHS & Carrier Mills all take part in event at SIC
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  • Local squads Harrisburg, Eldorado and Carrier Mills, along with Hamilton County and Massac County took part in a five-team cross country meet Tuesday afternoon at Southeastern Illinois College.
    On the girls' side, Massac County won the event with 50 points, while Hamilton County finished second with 43 points and Harrisburg was third with 23 points.
    On the boys' side, Massac County had 85 points for the victory, while Harrisburg was second with 70 points and Hamilton County finished with 15.
    Taylor McDaniel was the top finisher in the girls' race for Harrisburg, finishing second overall with a time of 20:32, while Miranda Elders wasn't far behind with a third overall finish in a time of 22:18. Hannah Henshaw was fourth overall with a time of 23:07.
    Tiffanie Milligan (6, 23:27), Ashley Cain (8, 24:08), Skyler Edmister (15, 28:45) and Kaylee Workman (16, 28:46) also competed for Harrisburg.
    On the boys' side for the Bulldogs, Tyler Lawrence finished ninth overall with a time of 20:05, while James Baker had a time of 20:55 for 11th overall place. Micah Simmons finished in a time of 21:09 for 12th overall.
    Tyler Sullivan (16, 23:09), Zackary Clarida (22, 25:06) and Jimmy O'Hara (23, 29:59) also took part for Harrisburg.
    Eldorado's Bret Plunkett was the lone runner for the Eagles as both of Gina Griffin's girls were out due to health reasons.
    Plunkett finished in seventh place overall with a time of 20:02.
    On the Carrier Mills' boys side, Loren Whiting was sixth with a time of 19:52, while Steven Binkly finished seventh in a time of 20:01. Jonathan Jaegers finished in a time of 23:37, good enough for 17th place, while Jonah Crowder finished in a time of 24:32, good enough for 18th place.
    On the girls' side, Carrier Mills' Strawbarry Hood was seventh overall with a time of 24:01.
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