Three Bainbridge runners place in Top 10 at Deerfield-Windsor Invitational 5K

Published 5:40 pm Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Bainbridge had its best cross-country meet of the season on Saturday at the Deerfield-Windsor Invitational 5K on Albany State’s campus. The Bearcats took second place out of 17 teams and the Lady Cats placed third out of 14.

“The team continues to improve each week and we are beginning to see the results of the hard work and training the runners have been putting in this season,” coach Lisa Enfinger said.

Bainbridge had three runners place in the top 10 across the Bearcat and Lady Cat teams. Efrian Diaz placed fifth overall, Stokes Moore came in ninth and freshman Vivianna Schuyler took fourth. There were 200 boy runners and 134 girls.

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Diaz broke the 18-minute mark by about a quarter of a second, clocking in at 17:59.72. Moore blasted through the finish line half a minute later, clocking an 18:29.75.

Two more runners broke the 20-minute mark, Andru Matthews with a 19:51.86 and Timothy Porter with a 19:59.58. Aiden Matthews came in right behind them on the 20-minute mark.

Titus Porter clocked a 21:45.06 and Hunter Matthews came in at 21:46.68, followed by John Willis Maples with a 22:13.39 and Tymere Nobel at 22:13.99. Jaquan Freeman clocked a 22:18.42 and Ashton Matthews came in at 22:20.47. Angel Guzman rounded out the Bearcats’ second place team performance with a time of 23:24.52.

Schuyler’s fourth place finish clocked her at 20:59.03. Uriyah Davis came in a 22:53.55, good enough for 12th place.

Camry Fillingame crossed the finish line at 23:11.49, Alaiya Schuyler came in at 23:46.80, Jennifer Mendoza clocked a 26:20.48 and Aileen Mejia came in at 28:10.25.

Caitlin Shephard finished at 28:37.61, Julie Wells came through at 30:04.35, Chloe Enfinger came in at 30:30.30, Makayla Ingram came through at 36:13.59 and Brooke Worsley finished the race off for the Lady Cats with a 39:11.56.

The Bainbridge Middle School Bearcats and Lady Cats also had strong performances in the 3K races. The boys placed fourth out of 14 teams and the girls had three runners that ran the trail well.

Jared Davis took seventh place with a time of 11:40.98. Behind him was Landon Watts with an 11:44.84, Hunter Harris with a time of 12:16.60, Joshua Fillingame at 13:42.01, Diego Luevano with a 14:13.68, Thomas Brock with a 14:33.46, DeZhreon Donaldson with a 14:54.02 and Cameron Walker with a 20:08.08.

For the middle school Lady Cats, Ryland Bland came in 12th with a time of 13:53.47, Reid Brouillet came through at 17:21.47 and Hannah Burlison clocked a 22:00.45.