Fairland boys, girls 15th at state meet

Published 1:39 am Monday, November 5, 2012

Jim Walker



HEBRON — The Fairland Dragons and Lady Dragons played copy cat.

Both the Dragons and Lady Dragons qualified for Saturdays’ Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state cross country meet and both finished in the same place in the team standings.

The Fairland boys placed 15th overall in the team standings with 308 points. Woodridge won the state title with 83 points. Defiance was second with 109 points, just one less than Springfield Shawnee.

The Dragons were led by Raine Wireman as the senior ran a 16:53.13 time to place No. 60 overall. Chad McComas was next as he placed No. 82 with a 17:08.56 time.

Logan Rowe was seven spots back with a 17:18.58 time followed by No. 121 Josh Sifford at 17:51.22, No. 124 Taylor Lewis at 17:55.12, No. 129 Connor Flynn at 17:57.99 and No. 142 Adam Taylor with an 18:19.84 time.

The Lady Dragons were also 15th overall with 265 points. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary’s won the title with 53 points followed by Lexington with 74 points and Kettering Bishop Alter with 158 points.

Fairland’s top runner was Shanan Ashton who was No. 39 overall with a 19:36.69 time.

Megan Ashton was next at No. 77 with a 20:06.74 time. Taylor Perry was No. 81 at 20:09.42, Sydney Pettit No. 92 at 20:22.23, Jessica Price No 107 with a 20:36.96 time, Mariah Chaffin No. 132 at 21:43.36 and Sarah Warnock No 144 with a 22:49.04 time.