Clarke-Oconee XC Championships ReCap
AAA power, North Oconee swept the team titles easily as expected at the Athens Christian course. The Titans have turned the worm in the past few years as the school has grown and the fine program excelled. Coach Moore does an excellent job and having coaches like Brady Sigler helping out has been a boon. (bada bing) It may be time next season to include Monsignor Donovan in the frey as the Jenkins brothers can definitely push tin..(GHSA issue)
North Oconee torched the field (minus Harper Sigler who is out for the season) scoring 40 points eating up 3 of the top 4 places. Tyler Jones lately has emerged as their ace winning the overall title posting a 16:44. Junior Cole Thornton was 2nd in 17:08 outlasting Adam Hearn from Athens Academy 20 meters back in 17:11 Week 8 Ga.MileSplit top ranked 1A Private ACS, placed 2nd thanks to Morgan Bishoff's 5th in 17:33 and Jay Acker's 6th in 17:45. NOHS frosh Anthony Potts was 4th overall in 17:32.
Teamwise, the Girls race was similar to the Boys as North Oconee was just too strong scoring 29 points placing 3 girls in the top 5 spots and Athens Christian again placed 2nd (61 points) Emily Measel of NOHS won the overall title clocking a 20:45 with a little challenge from Abby Hathaway of Prince Avenue who placed 2nd in 20:58 Gabby Cortese led ACS coming across 3rd in 21:02 Rounding out the top 5 individuals were Titans, including Dorie Faber 4th in 21:13 and Allie Dominicali 5th in 21:23.