Lions run with the Wolves

The Louisa Lions cross country team closed out their regular season at the Runnin' with the Wolves invitational in Forest on Oct. 16. File Photo

The Louisa County High School cross country teams ran their final regular season meet on Oct. 16, racing in the Runnin’ with the Wolves Invitational in Forest.

Nicholas Emmert led the Louisa boys’ team with a second place finish, running the course in 16:22. Caiden Davenport also earned a top five finish, taking fifth place with a time of 17:08.

Willaim Moore was the third Louisa runner to cross the finish line, finishing just outside the top 10 with an 11th place finish and a time of 17:47. Taylen Soriano (18:41) and Gavin Myers (19:57) rounded out Louisa’s team score with respective 36th and 72nd place finishes. Coleman Frankart (20:01) also ran for Louisa.

The runners combined for a team score of 122, finishing third. Jefferson Forest won the meet with a score of 54, followed by Spotswood with 84.

In the girls’ race, Kennedy Harris led the Lions with an 18th place finish and a time of 21:00. Carline Champan finished 49th with a time of 23:15, followed by Maddox Pleasants in 62nd with a time of 24:31. Alison Soriano and Yelena Nguyen finished 70th and 90th to complete Louisa’s team score, earning respective times of 25:21 and 27:18. Abigail Bryant (29:42) also competed for Louisa.

Louisa earned a team score of 263, finishing ninth. Pacer’s homeschool won the meet with 42 points, edging out Jefferson Forest who finished second with 48. Albemarle’s girls rounded out the top three with a score of 119.

“Everyone had really great races, especially the three guys up front,” said Coach Patrick Janovick. “The girls struggled a bit, missing one of their top five and dealing with some injuries.”

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