E.A. Sports Today

Double repeat

Hearn, Alexandria win county girls race; Lunsford, PV win boys race

By Al Muskewitz
East Alabama Sports Today

OXFORD — All Rebecca Hearn wanted to do was get to the line first. she wasn’t worried about a specific time, winning the race was the only objective.

The Jacksonville sophomore won the Calhoun County girls cross country championship Tuesday in a time of 20:16.52. She led wire to wire and won by 11 seconds over Alexandria’s Chloe Brown.

“I kept saying in my mind how awesome it’d be to be two-time county champion. That’s been pushing me all week,” Hearn said.

It was a double repeat winner, as Anniston senior Zebedee Lunsford made a strong final kick in winning the boys race in 17:16.57.

Pleasant Valley won the team race putting all five runners in the top 15 and scoring 46 points. Oxford was second.

Alexandria won the team title in a close race. The Lady Cubs’ top runners placed 2-3-7-8 and the team scored 37 points. Pleasant Valley had 4-5-6 and scored 40.

“We almost slayed the giant,” PV coach Brad Hood said.

This story will be updated.

Team scores:
Pleasant Valley 46, Oxford 54, Ohatchee 83, White Plains 84, Alexandria 91, Faith Christian 192, Jacksonville 210, Sacred Heart 218.

Individual Top 15
Zebedee Lunsford, Anniston 17:16.56
Lane Trapp, Alexandria 17:36.12
Daniel Gladen, Pleasant Valley 17:49.98
Luke Thomas, Oxford 17:55.92
Quinton Thornton, Pleasant Valley 18:00.87
Blake Noah, Ohatchee 18:06.27
Jeremiah Burns, Oxord 18:09.44
Reed Robinson, Oxford 18:14.06
Will Lee, White Plains 18:17.06
Jake Moore, White Plains 18:24.30
Gabe Hammonds, Ohatchee 18:30.81
Jacob Gladen, Pleasant Valley 18:41.00
Dalton Dodd, Alexandria 18:45.42
Matthew Moore, White Plains 18:50.30
Caleb Kirk, Pleasant Valley 18:51.10

Team scores:
Alexandria 37, Pleasant Valley 40, Ohatchee 83, Oxford 90, Jacksonville 133, White Plains 137, Saks 217.

Individual Top 15
Rebecca Hearn, Jacksonville 20:16.52
Chloe Brown, Alexandria 20:27.12
Abby Nunnelly, Alexandria 20:34.76
Trinity Roberts, Pleasant Valley 20:37.90
Emma Hood, Pleasant Valley 21:14.12
Rachel Faucett, Pleasant Valley 21:57.85
Lauren Reaves, Alexandria 22:00.73
Emily McFarland, Alexandria 22:17.67
Madison Reeder, Oxford 22:18.39
Juliana Ballew, Pleasant Valley 22:20.14
Kourtney Shuler, Ohatchee 22:49.12
Toni Coley, Oxford 22:55.23
Jayda Fair, Ohatchee 23:00.56
Victoria McRaney, Ohatchee 23:16.77
Bailey Dollar, Pleasant Valley 23:23.42

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