Sequoyah boys, girls place third in 3A
In the Class 3A meet, also in Shawnee, the Sequoyah boy and girls teams came in third in the team standings. Kansas won the boys title with Riverside coming in second while Marietta claimed the girls’ trophy with Marlow placing second.
The Indians were led by Terrance Nofire who finished eighth with a time of 16:53 over the 5,000-meter layout. Cayden Salazar came in at 17:29 for 15th, Cody Christie was 22nd at 17:50, Jordan Glavin was 39th at 18:21 and Bill Buffalomeat was 43rd at 18:34.40 to close out the team scoring. Rudy Bolin (19:24) was 67th and Snow Eagle (19:59) was 77th.
Eufaula was 13th as a team in the boys division. Cole Montgomery led the way for the Ironheads with a fifth-place finish and a time of 16:48. Austin Weeks was 84th at 20:41, Bailey Lynn was 93rd at 21:11, Logan Day 95th at 21:21 and C.W. Burns was 103rd at 22:15. Caleb Newton (106th, 22:57) and Colby Burns (112th, 24:24) did not figure in the scoring.
The Lady Indians were led by Kyla Holmes who crossed the line at 12:26 to finish third and adding three points to Sequoyah’s total. Kayla Davis came in 10th at 12:38 while Taylor Henry placed 16th (13:01.70), Julia Spottedbird crossed with a time of 13:36 (31st) and Sierra Polk finished in 68th at 14:24. Makayla Pritchett finished with a time of 14:52 (82nd) and Diana Garay (85th) crossed at 14:57.
Locally, Keys came in 12th in the team standings with 281 points. McKenzie Garner led the Lady Cougars, finishing in 13:46 (36th) with Shauna Rucker (14:28) coming in 71st, Sierra Cox (14:29.50) placing 72nd and Jaylee Duffield (14:31) finishing 75th. Harley Smith rounded out Keys’ scoring, placing 84th (70 points) with Peggy Ross placing 90th at 15:12.
Running as individuals, Eufaula’s Madison Newton finished 10th with a time of 12:39 while Vian’s Mykala Rich came in 19th at 13:09.9.