Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 5, 2012

Goodman runs his way into state cross country meet

Staff Writer
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRISTOL, Va. — Bland County senior runner Josh Goodman finished in second place at the Region C cross country meet held late last week at Sugar Hollow Park.

Goodman finished in a time of 16:08, trailing only Walker Mogan of Radford, who was clocked at 15:50.

Radford won the team title, while Bland County was ninth and Graham was 13th.

Graham runners included Brandon Carroll (51st place, 19:14), John Dudeck (68th, 20:10), Tanner Winesett (76th, 20:33), Ian MacNaughton (94th, 22:30) and Aaron Thompson (98th, 22:50).

In the girls competition, Graham freshman Kristen Compton was 48th, finishing the run in 24:05. The top runner was Emma Wyatt of Grayson County who was clocked at 19:53.

James River claimed the girls team title.

Goodman will compete in the Group A state cross country meet on Saturday at Great Meadow in The Plains located in northern Virginia.