Maggie Twehues finishes first at Trinity Christian Invitational
Woodford County High School’s Maggie Twehues continued her strong cross-country season with a win at the Trinity Christian Invitational Saturday at Masterson Station Park. The freshman outran all her peers in the Girls’ 5K Run with a time of 19:48 to place first. Saturday, Sept. 28, Twehues finished second at the West Jessamine Chick-Fil-A Invitational with a season-best time of 19:10, 38 seconds faster than her run at Masterson Station. Joining Twehues in the top half of the 55 finishers in the high school girls’ division were sisters Cassidy and Raegan Gilbert. The two finished in 25th and 27th respectively, crossing the finish line just three seconds apart. At the boys’ varsity level, WCHS senior Colin Charles was the top Yellow Jacket as he finished with a time of 18:48 to take 12th place. Freshman Aidan Zaparanick-Brown finished one spot behind Charles when he crossed the line five seconds later. James Hawkins (25th) and Jack Shea (29th) also finished in the top half of the field for Woodford County. For the Woodford County Middle School girls, Macy Stickel placed eighth in the 3K run, Larkyn Hewett finished 29th and Kendhyl Dewar was the 41st runner to cross the finish line. The WCMS boys were led by Ryan Hendrix and Jase Crume who finished 19th and 20th respectively, with just a one second difference. Jackson Gray also finished in the top half of the 129-runner field, placing 43rd with a time of 12:20. The Yellow Jackets host another Woodford County Invitational Saturday morning. The meet is the last scheduled meet of the season for Woodford County cross-country.