The host Crimson Tornadoes won the large school division for both boys and girls at Saturday’s Dover Invitational. Dover HS_MS Dover Invite Results 2023
On the boys’ side, Dover’s Luke Jones placed first and set a course record in 17:13.3. Indian Valley’s Joe Carlisle was second, as were the Braves. Dover had four of the top 10 finishers with Jones in first, Chase Daniel third, Carson Roberson fifth, Brian Hutchison eighth, and Maddox Miller 9th.
For the big-school winning Dover girls, Sydney Stevenson was fourth overall, first among big school runners.
Tusky Valley won the small school boys division, led by Jake Kapper in third place. Garaway was second paced by Nathan Money and Nic Palmer in fourth and fifth.
Hartley won the small school girls division, with Tusky Valley second.
The story of the day was Claymont freshman Kali Wallace who hasn’t lost a race this season. She was the fastest girl at the Dover Invitational – big school or small school – with a time of 20:13.7. She did that while running the final two miles barefoot after losing her shoes in the mud! Her teammate Grace McPherson finished in eighth place.
Some other local runners in the small school division – Tusky Valley’s Trista Lieser was third, Garaway’s Meghan Schwartz was fourth, and Strasburg’s Kylie McKenzie was seventh.
NEW PHILADELPHIA AT WOOSTER
New Philadelphia raced in the Wooster Invitational Saturday, placing seventh out of 29 teams. Nine of 10 Quaker runners had personal best times, including Marcus Adelman, who finished 6th in 15:23, and Alec Adelman, who finished 11th in 15:36. NEW PHILADELPHIA CROSS COUNTRY
Five of seven Quaker girls also set career personal records, including Kylie Smith who led New Philadelphia with a 22:19.