PRINCETON — PikeView girls harrier Erin O’ Sullivan ran like her life depended on it.
In a manner of speaking.
The PikeView High School cross country star led the girls high school race in the Survival Supply Invitational Cross Country Meet held at Glenwood Park, on Tuesday.
O’Sullivan won the girls race with a 20:32, a good three minutes ahead of second-place Kathleen Walkup (23:35.3) of Nicholas County. Westside’s Britney Cochran was third with a 24:12.2, Wyoming East’s Colleen Lookabill was fourth (24:34.9) and PikeView’s Jillian Hager was third (25:13.3).
Westside’s Alyssa Wells finished sixth (25:37.5), Nicholas County’s Courtney Prather finished seventh (25:46.1), Wyoming East’s Abby Russell finished eighth (25:54.1),.PikeView won the girls team title with 18 points. Princeton, led by the Tigers’ ninth-place Hayley Collins (26:11.2) came in second with 37.
Nicholas County won the boys meet with 39 points, led by Preston Prather’s winning run of 18:24.2. Oak Hill’s Seth Crosler came in second (18:50.3), and Braden Ward came in third for PikeView, which finished third overall in the team standings with 79 points behind Wyoming East (56 points). PikeView’s Logan Keaton came in fourth (19:01.1), Nicholas County’s Ethan Board came in fifth (19:14.3).