The 2009 WV State Cross Country Meet was run in a steady rain and muddy conditions, and produced a few surprises. Results and performances are posted. Photos by Lance McDaniel are posted.
Congratulations to Jefferson Girls and the host Cabell Midland boys on their AAA State Championship trophies.
Jefferson Girls AAA State Champions
Cabell Midland Boys AAA State Champions
Alex Dent, a senior from Hurricane, upset 2 time defending State champion Letitia Propst of Elkins to take the individual spoils in the AAA girls race. Propst finished in 3rd.
Alex Dent - Photo courtesy of www.tristaterunnur
Junior Brandon Doughty of Jefferson pulled away from defending State Champion and #1 ranked Cody Pelliccioni of Morgantown. It was reported prior to the race that Pelliccioni was under the weather.
Congratulations to St. Marys girls and Grafton boys in capturing the AA-A State Championship hardware.
Grafton Boys AA-A State Champions
St. Marys Girls State Champion
Freshman Maggie Drazba of St. Marys took the AA-A girls title and Drew Woodford, a junior from Grafton, claimed the top prize for the boys AA-A race.