Bob Jones And James Clemens Post Great Showings At Chickasaw Trails
DANVILLE- Bob Jones senior Hannah Thuss won the 5K- B Team division and helped the Lady Patriots to a third place finish in the Chickasaw Trails Invitational held in Danville at the Oakville Indian Mounds. The Patriots finished third in the team scoring having three runners among the top 10. The Patriots also claimed a second place trophy in the girls 3380-M middle school race.
James Clemens had a banner event taking the overall third place trophy in the boys 5k B Team race and second place in the girls 3380-M middle school event.
In the Thuss winning race, the talented senior ran a time of 20-minutes, 45.49 seconds. Teammates Marjorie Baumbach, 10, was fifth (22:52.54) and Lorin Carter, 12, was sixth (22:53.37). Ria Sethi, 11, of James Clemens finished fourth (23:18.34). In the team standings, Franklin was the winner with a combined time of 1:58:43. 27 gathering 43 points. Bob Jones was runner-up at 1:57:45.55, 60 points and James Clemens fourth with a time of 2:05:58.21 for 102 points.
In the boys 5K- B team event, freshman John Luke Stovall of James Clemens finished fifth (18:20.15) and Jets’ teammate Nicholas Rushton, 10, was tenth (18:38.21). Brentwood took home the championship trophy (1:32:21.06) with 37 points while James Clemens was third (1:35:34.23), 85 points and Bob Jones tenth (1:44:54.87) with 28 points.
Meanwhile in middle school races, Jacob Velcz, 8, of James Clemens took ninth (12:50.62) in the boys 3380-M as Huntsville was the team winner (1:02:34.09) 25 points while James Clemens was fifth.
In the girls 3380-M middle school race through the Indian Mounds complex, Ella Carter, 7, of James Clemens took second place (14:11.06) while teammate Andie Howard, 8, was sixth (15:08.47). Team scores had Mt. Brook on top (1:13:19.37) 24 points and James Clemens in the runner-up spot (1:20:31.45) 77 points.
In the girls 3380-M middle school B division, Bob Jones eighth grade teammates and twin sisters Sarah and Rachel Pennell finished four-five. Sarah was fourth (15:37.91) while Rachel was fifth (15:50.98). Team scores showed Mountain Brook at No. 1 (1:19:09.88) with 24 points and Bob Jones second (1:28:17.75) and 51 points.