Williams leads cross-country Lady Bucs at Braxton Invitational

Tiffany Williams led the Buckhannon-Upshur cross-country team with a ninth-place finish at the Braxton County Invitational last Saturday. Williams clocked a time of 26:02 as the Lady Bucs ran third.

SUTTON – Tiffany Williams garnered a top 10 finish for the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc cross country team here Saturday morning in the Braxton Invitational at Holly Gray State Park.

Williams clocked a time of 26:02 to finish ninth.

Teammate Maggie Queen was just outside the top 10 placing 13th with a time of 26:19.

Rounding out the Lady Bucs line-up was Jenny Williams running 20th (28:15), Kassidy Wilfong placing 33rd (32:51) and Molly Fox taking 34th (32:52).

Lexi Morici of Elkins won the event by over 37 seconds with a time of 23:22 while Notre Dame’s Morgan Turner was a distant second at 23:59.

Only four of the 10 teams competing fielded complete teams.

Elkins won the team title while Nicholas County was second, Buckhannon-Upshur third and Notre Dame fourth. (Team scores were not provided)

The Lady Bucs will run again Saturday at the Fairmont Times Invitational at the Apple Valley Golf Course.

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Elkins 35; 2. Nicholas County; 3. Buckhannon-Upshur; 4 Notre Dame (Braxton County, Calhoun County, Scott, Richwood, Gilmer and Wester County did not field complete teams)

INDIVIDUAL TOP 10

Lexi Morici (Elkins) – 23:22

Morgan Turner (Notre Dame) – 23:59

Michaela O’Dell (Nicholas County) – 24:14

Addie Berdine (Elkins) – 24:18

Bree Moll (Webster) – 24:58

Natalie Sutton (Elkins) – 25:31

Olivia Carpenter (Nicholas County) – 25:44

Faith Lipscomb (Nicholas County) – 25:57

Tiffany Williams (Buckhannon-Upshur) – 26:02

Kaia Miller (Elkins) – 26:11

LADY BUC RUNNERS

Tiffany Williams (9th) – 26:02

Maggie Queen (13th) – 26:19

Jenny Williams (20th) – 28:15

Kassidy Wilfong (33rd) – 32:51

Molly Fox (34th) – 32:52


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