D.H. Conley's men and women win cross country titles

Greenville -- The D.H. Conley men dominated their competition by placing 11 runners in the top 16 finishers to run away with the 2017 ECC XC Championship on Wednesday at Boyd Lee Park. The Vikings posted a low score of 28 points to easily outdistance 2nd place CB Aycock who had a score of 68 points. Jonathan Johnson of New Bern was the individual champion with a time 16:27. Earning All Conference honors for the vikings were Peyton Walters (2nd, 16:50), AJ Miller (5th, 17:04), Aaron Kinlaw (6th, 17:59), John Anderson (7th, 18:13), Josh Laney (8th, 18:16), and Jalen Wilson (9th, 18:20).

Next week the Vikings travel to Northern Nash to compete in the regional championships on Saturday, October 28th.

Top 20 results:
1 Johnson, Jonathan New Bern 16:27.31 1
2 Walters, Peyton DH Conley 16:50.54 2
3 Bost, Fletcher South Central 16:58.87 3
4 Owens, Deshawn CB Aycock 17:04.96 4
5 Miller, AJ DH Conley 17:06.64 5
6 Kinlaw, Aaron DH Conley 17:59.40 6
7 Anderson, John DH Conley 18:13.02 7
8 Laney, Josh DH Conley 18:16.27 8
9 Wilson, Jalen DH Conley 18:20.86 9
10 Carroll, Davis CB Aycock 18:33.19 10
11 Carlyle, jack DH Conley 18:35.17 11
12 Orians, Eli DH Conley 18:44.94
13 Bryson, Toby DH Conley 18:52.63
14 McKinney, Seth DH Conley 18:57.63
15 Raynor, Josh Southern Wayne 19:03.21 12
16 Hardee, Kyle DH Conley 19:08.33
17 Puckett, Cole South Central 19:13.10 13
18 Childers, Zach Eastern Wayne 19:15.37 14
19 Hobday, Chance CB Aycock 19:20.02 15
20 Harris, Ezekiel Southern Wayne 19:24.45 16

The Conley ladies used their depth to overcome 1-2 individual finishes by New Bern to win the 2017 ECC Women’s XC Championship. Nicole O’Hannesion and Hana Smith of New Bern finished in the top 2 spots, but Conley countered by placing 5 girls in the top 11 to finish with the fewest points, winning the meet with a low score of 28. Alysa Mclaughlin (3rd, 20:48), Camryn Maloney (5th 21:32), Emma Jane Cole (6th, 21:34), Jennifer Perez (7th, 21:38) and Kenzie Gill (11th, 22:06) were top finishers for Conley.

Top 20 results (top 10 earned All-ECC honors)
1 Ohannesian, Nicole New Bern 19:36.77 1
2 Smith, Hana New Bern 20:29.82 2
3 Mclaughlin, Alysa DH Conley 20:48.41 3
4 Gregory, Sarah CB Aycock 20:59.40
5 Maloney, Camryn DH Conley 21:32.59 4
6 Cole, Emma DH Conley 21:34.80 5
7 Islas-Perez, Jennifer DH Conley 21:38.25 6
8 Eason, Corry JH Rose 21:43.84 7
9 Abdel Rahman, Amma JH Rose 21:44.80 8
10 Simpson, Abigail New Bern 21:50.73 9
11 Gill, Kenzie DH Conley 22:06.34 10
12 Witteborg, Paige South Central 22:19.44 11
13 Joyner, Sarah South Central 22:21.86 12
14 Chiancone, Olivia DH Conley 22:23.90 13
15 Stoakes, Annika DH Conley 22:26.62 14
16 Higgins, Hannah DH Conley 22:27.63
17 Crow, Zoey New Bern 22:57.86 15
18 Guth, Alice DH Conley 23:04.24
19 Cox, Corinne South Central 23:14.59 16
20 Manning, Lilian DH Conley 23:15.95