Geoff Cowles/News Fredericktown’s Paden Spencer was third in the boys race at the inaugural Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference Cross-Country Championship in Fredericktown on Saturday.

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Geoff Cowles/News Highland’s Sophia Thompson heads to the finish line during Saturday’s Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference meet in Fredericktown.

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FREDERICKTOWN — The Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference Cross-Country Championships showcased some of the better runners in Ohio on Saturday.

,p>It ended with the Mount Gilead Indians winning the top team score over the Fredericktown Freddies for both the boys (26 points) and the girls (38 points). The Indians took the top two individual spot in the boys and the girls races at the Kokosing Reservoir Dam.

In the boys’ race, sophomore Liam Dennis of Mount Gilead crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 16:45.81 – less than 10 seconds ahead of teammate Casey White (16:54.85). Both had their eye on a team win in the inaugural KMAC championship.

 

Geoff Cowles: 740-397-5333 or gcowles@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

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