The HCHS cross country teams competed in the Madisonville Classic Saturday at North Hopkins High.
Lexus Ralph placed fifth overall in the 5K race. Her time was 23:11. Izzy Ross was sixth in 23:21. They were the only two from Hancock County who competed in the varsity girls race.
Madisonville-North Hopkins runner Joy Alexander won with a time of 20:50.
The HCHS varsity boys team placed fifth with 121 total points.
Hunter Stephens led Hancock with an 11th place finish in a time of 18:37. Griffin DeJarnette was 29th in 22:11, Damion Basham 33rd in 22:55, Noah Henson 34th in 22:56, and Max DeJarnette 35th in 22:58.
Drew Burden of Madisonville-North Hopkins won in 16:51.
Webster County took the team title with 32 points.
Carolina Jones led the way for Hancock County in 2.5K middle school girls race. She completed the course in 10:30 for eighth place. Preslee Meserve was 18th in 11:34, Jayda Meserve 21st in 11:46, Lyla DeJarnette 23rd in 11:59, and Alyson Goodall 35th in 13:08.
Ellie Girten of Daviess County won in 9:17.
Daviess County won the team title with 16 points. Hancock County was second with 55 points.
Emmitt Meserve led Hancock in the boys middle school race. He placed seventh in 9:31 over 2.5K. Talon Singleton was 33rd in 11:23.
Austin Spurrier of Daviess County won in 8:32.
Ellen Meserve led Hancock in the girls elementary race. She placed second in 10:42. Oonagh DeJarnette was 14th in 12:45.
Lillian Kurz of Daviess won in 10:31.
Elias Meserve led Hancock in the boys elementary race. He was 11th in 10:35. Beckham DeJarnette was 17th in 12:05.
Easton Tong of Heritage Christian won in 9:31.
By Steve Wimmer