Talen Taylor of Switzerland CountyÂ and Kinzie Scott of Rising Sun were individual winners of the annual Pre-ORVC cross country
meets on Thursday at Hanover College.
Rising Sun boys tied for first place but Southwestern won the boys’ meet because of a better finish by their sixth man.
Rising Sun placed four in the top 12 which would be good enough for all conference when the ORVC meet takes place on Monday,
Zach Martini led RS with a second place finish followed by Claudio Gallegos in third, Matt Yocum ninth and Colton Henry 11th.
Matt Yocum place fifth for the Shiners (25th overall) in 21:30.4.
Southwestern’s sixth and seventh runners finished ahead of Yocum to secure the win.
Other Shiner runners included Jake Scott 30th (22.27.68 and Mike Vecchiola in 35th (24:01.09).
Southwestern won the girls’ meet with Jac-Cen-Del second.
Rising Sun had just three runners because of conflict with volleyball and didn't record a team score.
Freshmen Kasey Baker placed 10th and Kyla Willhite was 26th in 27:16.3.
Boys points: Southwestern 50, Rising Sun 50, Jac-Cen-Del 78, South Ripley 78, Switzerland County 116, Milan 163 and Shawe Memorial 173.
Girls points: Southwestern 32, Jac-Cen-Del 44, Switzerland County 69 and South Ripley 92.
Boys individual top 12:
1 Taylor, Talen- Switzerland Co. 17:11
2 Martini, Zach- Rising Sun 18:03
3 Gallegos, Claudio- Rising Sun 18:42
4 Dobbs, Rodney- Jac-Cen-Del 18:51
5 Lawson, Josiah- Southwestern 18:55
6 Skirvin, Conner- Southwestern 18:58
7 Ary, Jade- Southwestern 19:00
8 Bradley, Michael- South Ripley 19:02
9 Yocum, Matt- Rising Sun 19:12
10 Goebel, Ethan- Shawe Memorial 19:14
11 Henry, Colton- Rising Sun 19:26
12 Stewart, Conner- Southwestern 19:34
Girls individual top 12:
1 Scott, Kinzie- Rising Sun 21:20
2 Schrimer, Whitley- Switzerland Co. 21:34
3 Reuda, Savannah- Southwestern 22:12
4 Anderson, Rebeka- Southwestern 23:08
5 Ray, Cameron- Switzerland Co. 23:23
6 Mahoney, Michaela- Southwestern 23:25
7 Simon, Maiah- Jac-Cen-Del 23:32
8 Bellingham, Shianna- Jac-Cen-Del 23:32
9 Wehner, Caroline- Shawe Memorial 23:37
10 Baker, Kasey- Rising Sun 23:49
11 Hughes, Jenna- Jac-Cen-Del 23:53
12 Bowling, Kayla- Jac-Cen-Del 24:09