Weatherford Sports

WCS runner wins state title

Freshman Jordan Hagood of Weatherford Christian School brought home the top prize from the recent Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A State Cross Country Meet in Waco. He posted a time of 18 minutes, 20.2 seconds over 5,000 meters.

Also for WCS, freshman Julia Burks placed sixth among the girls with a time of 14:22.5 over 2 miles.

As a team the Lady Lions were sixth. The Lions finished seventh.

Rounding out the top five for the Lady Lions are sophomore Lily Wilson, 14th, 15:46.2; sophomore Madison Fields, 40th, 18:20.4; sophomore Delaney McKeown, 49th, 18:50.7; and freshmen Mimi Farr, 63rd, 26:15.

Rounding out the top five for the Lions are freshman Josh Smith, 29th, 21:07.7; freshman Luke Smith, 30th, 21:08.5; sophomore Caleb Askins, 68th, 24:07.8; and junior Ryan Findley, 69th, 24:18.4.

In Class 3A, the Willow Park Trinity Eagles placed 10th. They were led by freshman Joel Jeffers, 14th, 18:52.7 over 5,000 meters.

Also comprising the top five runners for Trinity are freshman Nickolas Scheffle, 26th, 19:15.6; freshman Jacob Camp, 61st, 20:49.1; sophomore Bayley Gonzales, 69th, 21:33.3; and freshman Max Perales, 84th, 22:28.5.

Junior Emily McMullen was the lone Lady Eagle competing. She placed 48th with a time of 16:28.8 over 2 miles.

JUNIOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL SEEKS OFFICIALS

Junior League Basketball in Weatherford is looking for experienced officials. Games are on Saturday beginning Jan. 14 and running through March 4.

Fee is $70 for players. For more information, contact www.jrleague.org. For officials, contact Shannon Scoggins at sescoggins68@yahoo.com or Derek Atwood at derekatwood@gmail.com.

NTHSRA AREA LEADERS

Aledo's Kaitlyn Kasterke remains at the top of the Rookie Cowgirl leaders in the North Texas High School Rodeo Association with 229 points. Peaster's Rylee Wells is fifth with 204 points.

Maggie Pytlik of Weatherford leads pole bending with 357 points and Kaelee Brown of Aledo is fourth with 209. Pytlik has 233 points and is third in barrel racing.

In chute dogging, Lukas Loran of Weatherford is second with 243 points.

PCTA JUNIOR CLINIC

The next Parker County Tennis Association Junior Clinic is scheduled for Saturday (Nov. 12) from 9-10:30 a.m. The courts are on Charles Street, near the Weatherford Little League fields.

For more information, contact Rocky Walker at 817-999-9959 or Pedro Ibarra at 940-399-7226.

COYOTE CHASE RACE

The 23rd annual Coyote Chase Race is scheduled for Nov. 19, at Weatherford College, and this year’s 5K/1-mile run has an upgraded shirt for preregistered participants.

"Because of the generosity of a local donor, we’re able to offer long sleeve tech/microfiber shirts for our preregistered runners this year," said Brent Baker, WC Vice President of Institutional Advancement. "You’ll want to get registered before race day to make sure you get one of these."

Online registration is available at www.coyotechaserace.com. RunTime Racing Services will handle the event’s timing and course layout, and those who opt in will be able to use RunTime’s chip timing technology.

The top three finishers in more than 40 ageategories will receive medals. Categories include all ages for the 5K and up to age 12 for the 1-mile.

Registration is $20 per adult runner through Nov. 18, with race day registration for $25. Children 12 and under are $15. Both races begin at 9 a.m.

For more information, visit the event website at www.coyotechaserace.com.

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