Cross-country teams fare well at HVA

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By Dwane Wilder

Campbell County High School’s cross-country teams finished among the leaders Thursday during a meet hosted by the Hardin Valley Academy.


The Lady Cougars took third in the girl’s team standings and finished only two points (87) behind second place Heritage. Farragut (56 pts.) was girl’s team champion in a field that included 12 complete teams, 13 incomplete teams and 142 runners.

Campbell County’s Lauren Evans and Carlie Childress placed among the top 10 runners overall. Evans finished fifth with a time of 22 minutes flat.

Childress ran the course in 22:18 to finish eighth. The Lady Cougars’ other three scorers were Lindsay Evans, 26th; Shelby Jones, 27th; and Camille Reynolds, 35th.

Other finishers for Campbell County included Jessica Moore, 41st; Courtney Miller, 47th; Christina Goodman, 52nd; Haley Adkins, 82nd; Maria Green, 85th; Allison Parker, 93rd; Christen VanEtten, 94th; Lucy Branam, 106th; Amber Young, 112th; Campbell Reynolds, 113th; Courtney Morris, 115th; Cassandra Wallen, 129th; Angelita Chapman, 130th.

In the boy’s race, Campbell County (143 pts.) placed fourth behind Farragut (71 pts.), Christian Academy of Knoxville (103 pts.), Stone Memorial (132 pts.).

The field included 18 complete and 10 incomplete teams.

Dayne Deavours took fifth overall (18:34) for the Cougars, followed by Daniel Peach, 27th; Lucas Nelson, 32nd; Kolby Poteet, 48th; and Nathan Kennedy, 66th.

Other Campbell County finishers included Chase Lindsay, 79th; Tyler Chapman, 81st; Caleb Ayers, 105th; Kelly McKamey, 118th; Garrett Reese, 135th; Jacob Owens, 150th; Eli Caudill, 154th; Robert Adkins, 160th; and Gabe Bowling, 164th.

Campbell County’s teams will travel to Victor Ashe Park in northwest Knoxville for a meet this afternoon (Thurs.) at 5:30 p.m.