Goffinet, Peter, Newton 2nd at Crawford County

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By Larry Goffinet

MARENGO—Three Perry County runners placed second in their grade at Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.

Unique among area cross country meets, this one features separate finishes for runners in each grade. Each school’s team score is then determined by adding the total times of its top five runners—regardless of which race they ran.

Perry Central finished sixth among 23 complete boys teams despite not running is top six runners. Tell City finished seventh.

Tell City placed fourth and Perry Central fifth among 15 complete girls teams. The Commodores also rested their top five runners there.

Tell City’s Sarah Goffinet placed second among 49 sophomore girls in 20 minutes, 23 seconds.

Perry Central’s Cathryn Peter was second among 40 freshman girls in 21:19.

Perry Central’s Alex Newton placed second among 55 freshman boys with a time of 17:32.

Other Commodores finishing in the top 10 in that race were Paul Schwartz, fifth in 17:59, and Abe Schwartz, seventh in 18:16.

Perry Central’s Jordan Gehlhausen was sixth in the sophomore boys race in 18:23.

Tell City’s Devin McDaniel and Darian Allen were 10th and 11th, respectively, in that race in 18:42 and 18:48.

Tell City’s Zach Wilson placed sixth among 73 junior boys in 17:31.

Tell City’s Jordan Alvey was seventh among 70 senior boys with a 17:39 clocking.

Tell City’s Hanna Goffinet placed ninth in the freshman girls race in 23:38.

Tell City’s Andyn Rowe took sixth in the junior girls race in 22:17.

Perry Central and Tell City will compete in Bedford-North Lawrence’s invitational Saturday at 8 a.m.

Boys team times: Bedford-North Lawrence 88:47, Jasper 89:41, Heritage Hills 89:45, Forest Park 90:07, Scottsburg 90:36, Perry Central 90:40, Tell City 91:10, Corydon 91:24, Lanesville 93:50, Mount Vernon 93:53, Mitchell 94:03, Borden 94:11, South Central 96:24, Crawford County 97:04, Southridge 97:17, Eastern 98:45, Brownstown 99:24, Providence 99:28, Boonville 99:38, Salem 101:52, Paoli 102:52, Charlestown 103:01, West Washington 111:53

 Girls team times: Heritage Hills 106:30, Bedford-North Lawrence 109:00, Jasper 113:20, Tell City 113:56, Perry Central 115:21, Southridge 116:38, Providence 116:39, Forest Park 117:52, Brownstown 119:22, South Central 119:39, Scottsburg 122:39, Lanesville 124:31, Eastern 130:53, Paoli 140:10, Austin 148:16