Tiger Cub cross country wins four-way

Friday, September 26, 2008

CLAYTON-- The Greencastle girls' cross country team had a dominating performance Wednesday night at Cascade placing five runners in the top ten.

Greencastle defeated Owen Valley 27-51. The Cadets and Tri-West fielded incomplete teams. No results were available for the boys' team.

Greencastle runners improving since their last time running at the Cascade Invitational were Sara Culler, Kaitlyn Murtagh, Olivia Humphreys, Ivonne Martinez and Brittany Johnson. Humphreys and Johnson had time drops of over two minutes each.

"This is good to see in such a short time from the last meet," said coach Garry Anderson. "Olivia and Brittany are really working hard in practice and the results are showing. Sara Culler ran a nice race to finish first over challenger Justine Weatherman from Cascade."

Culler finished first with a time of 22:36. Jasmine Dwigans was next for Greencastle finishing third. Murtagh finished fifth, followed by Emily Gill in eighth. Felicia Barger finished 10th, followed by Humphreys in 11th and Martinez in 12th. Johnson finished 15th for the Tiger Cubs.

At Cascade

Greencastle 27, Owen Valley 51, Cascade INC, Tri-West INC

Greencastle -- 1. Culler 22:36, 3. Dwigans 23:11, 5. Murtagh 23:23, 8. Gill 24:29, 10. Barger 25:03, 11. Humphreys 25:28, 12. Martinez 25:59, 15. Johnson 28:45

Next Meet-- Greencastle host North Putnam and Crawfordsville Monday at 5 p.m.

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