BY EASTON LEONARD –
On Tuesday, September 26th, the local Acorn, Cossatot River, and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in the Stuthard Stampede meet at Acorn High School.
In the Junior High Girls race, the DeQueen Leopards placed first with Waldron in second, Mansfield in third, Acorn in fourth, Horatio in fifth, Heavner in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Cossatot in eighth. Keira Hall of Mena came in second overall.
In the Junior High Boys race, the Mena Bearcats came in first place with the Acorn Tigers in second, DeQueen in third, Mansfield in fourth, Cossatot River in fifth, Heavener in sixth, and Waldron in seventh. Logan Meyers of Mena placed first overall, while Justice Neufield of Acorn came in second, Thaddeus Nance of Mena in fourth, Caleb Peters of Mena in sixth, Brady Hair of Acorn in seventh, Jake Lyle of Acorn in eighth, and Daimien Bohlman of Acorn in tenth.
The DeQueen Leopards also placed first in the Senior High Girls race, with Mansfield in second, Acorn in third, Heavener in fourth, Horatio in fifth, Mena in sixth, Waldron in seventh, and Mount Ida in eighth. Faith Hill of Acorn placed fourth overall in the race with teammate Kendra Branson in ninth.
In the Senior High Boys race, the DeQueen Leopards placed first again, with Acorn in second, Waldron in third, Heavener in fourth, Horatio in fifth, Cossatot River in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Mansfield in eighth. Cross Hughes of Acorn came in fifth overall, as Robert McIntyre placed sixth, and Brady Lyle of Acorn came in tenth.
Complete results for each local team:
Acorn Junior High Girls – Alyssa Warren 24th, Kimberly Strasner 25th, Emily Blair 27th, Kiersten Larucci 30th, Corryn Holland 31st, Reaghan Weddle 33rd, Halli Holland 34th, Emily Curry 41st, Abby Nance 47th, Jayden Willborg 48th, Sarah Wallace 53rd, Kaylee Tedder 54th, Faith Brandon 56th, Reese Rogers 58th, Alivia Harper 59th, Amanda Stine 60th, Abbigail McCarroll 62nd, and River Rogers 63rd.
Acorn Junior High Boys – Justice Neufield 2nd, Brady Hair 7th, Jake Lyle 8th, Damien Bohlman 10th, Issac Tedder 15th, Dakota Sullivan 31st, Sky Carmack 33rd, Cole Hair 39th, Jacob Cottman 40th, Keelean Brown 42nd, TJ Bissell 47th, Vince Vang 52nd, Trysten Richey 56th, Braylan Bohlman 57th, Trent Lyle 58th, Andrew Watts 63rd, and Marc Hanaman 66th.
Acorn Senior High Girls – Faith Hill 4th, Kendra Branson 9th, Josey Webb 19th, Mercedes Mowdy 27th, Amelia Still 28th, Mackenzie Goss 34th, and Makenna Goss 37th.
Acorn Senior High Boys – Cross Hughes 5th, Brady Lyle 11th, Matthew Chaney 21st, Melchiah Hicks 22nd, Adam Hughes 23rd, Chad Sutton 30th, Zack Mayo 31st, Jeremiah Swint 33rd,Brian Kha 41st, Josh Swint 43rd, Jessie MacDonald 46th, Curtis Short 53rd, Jack Young 54th, and Jon O’Donal 67th.
Cossatot Junior High Girls – Laura Flores 36th, Labrayla Robb 44th, and Brenci Marrufo 46th.
Cossatot Junior High Boys – Christian Alarcon 21st, Justin Frachiseur 22nd, Victor Trinidad 24th, Dalton McKenzie 30th, Enrique Loredo 37th, Koty Martin 41st, Daniel Alarcon 48th, Eduardo Maya 53rd, Alex Perez 64th, and Ricardo Esquival 68th.
Cossatot Senior High Boys – Brandon Marrufo 29th, Ruben Trinidad 34th, Colton Richardson 36th, Alexis Brito 38th, Manuel Esquivel 55th, Jordy Roldan 62nd, Sebastian Medina 66th, and Hector Hernandez 71st.
Mena Junior High Girls – Keira Hall 2nd, Maddy Carty-Mauk 19th, and Madison Parnell 50th.
Mena Junior High Boys – Logan Meyers 1st, Thaddeus Nance 4th, Caleb Peters 6th, Matthew McCravens 12th, Silas McIntyre 13th, Logan Fairless 17th, Bryce Fairless 23rd, Will Davis 25th, Trevin Plunkett 26th, Sam Efird 34th, Micah Wilson 44th, Alex Rocha 46th, Michael Auces 49th, Marty Ryan 51st, Alessio Stumpf 54th, and Zack Dehart 71st.
Mena Senior High Girls – Hannah McDonald 33rd and Moe Nakanishi 36th.
Mena Senior High Boys – Robert McIntyre 6th and Kenny Denley 16th.