State XC results

Sophomore Lizzy Still competed in the State Cross Country meet on Saturday, November 5th in Round Rock. She finished in 45th place out of 149 qualifiers completing the two mile course in 13:05. This was the second trip to Round Rock for Still.

Region II Meet Results

The Region II Meet was held at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie on Tuesday, October 25th . After a slight delay in race start times due to adjustments to the course, Abby Lobue, Lizzy Still, and Logan Langewisch set off on their respective races. Still will advance to State competition in Round Rock with her 16th place, 15:17, finish over the two mile course. Lobue ends her season with an 83rd place finish out of 175 runners in 17:13. In his first regional appearance Logan Langewisch placed 117th out of 184 runners. Langewisch covered the 5k course in 22:56. The State meet held at Old Settler’s Park will take place on Saturday, November 5th.

Lizzy Still, Logan Langewisch, and Abby Lobue are all smiles at the Region II Championships at Lynn Creek Park

District Meet Results 2022

The Roughnecks and Ladynecks Cross Country teams competed in the 15-3A District meet held at Northeast Texas Community on Wednesday, October 12th. Lizzy Still repeated as District Champion in the Varsity girls race with a time of 13:17, and will be headed on to the Region II competition on October 25th at Lynn Creek Park. Abby Lobue also qualified for Regional competition with her tenth place finish in a time of 15:08. This will be the second trip for Still and Lobue to the Regional Championships. Logan Langewisch finished in tenth place with a time of 21:17 in the Varsity boys race and will be headed to his first Regional II competition. Logan Dugger capped off his career finishing in 16th place in a time of 22:16. Dugger was followed by Nathan Watson in 21st place in a time of 24:03.
In the junior high races Sophie Fisher and Kylie Caraway collected hardware to bring back to White Oak by finishing in fifth and sixth places. Fisher finished in 5th place in a time of 15:23 and Caraway finished in 6th place with a time of 16:14. Miranda Frazier finished in 16th place with a time of 19:58 (a personal best). Xollie Franco finished the two mile course in 20:47 for 20th place. In the Junior high boys race all three runners collected hardware. Cooper Tucker finished in tenth place with a personal best time of 14:43. Tucker was closely followed by Nathan Stringer in 11th place in a time of 14:46 also a personal best. Luke Bueno finished in 14th place in a time of 16:29. The top ten individuals in the Varsity divisions advance to the Region II competition on Tuesday, October 25th at Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie.

XC Pictures

We will do XC pictures after school on Tuesday, October 11th from 4-5. Runners will come home with a packet on Monday, if you want to purchase pictures. All runners will need to bring their uniform to school on Tuesday for the picture. I anticipate the process taking about an hour to finish. Athletes can be picked up at the shed (that is the building we meet at for the meets on Saturdays).

Tyler Meet Results

It was a beautiful fall morning on the campus of UT Tyler as the Cross Country teams competed in their largest race of the season. The varsity boys were led again this week by senior Logan Dugger. Dugger completed the 5k course in 19:58 for 73rd place. Logan Langewisch raced to a finishing time of 20:21 for 86th place, and Nathan Watson finished in 21:53 for 117th place in a race that saw 147 runners finish. In the varsity girls race there were 160 competitors completing the two mile course. Lizzy Still finished in 13:38 for 16th place. Still was followed by Abby Lobue in 64th place in a time of 15:14. In the junior high girls race, Sophie Fisher led the Ladynecks with a 15:37 for 55th place, followed by Kylie Caraway in 75th place, 16:11. Xollie Franco bested her time from last week with 19:54 for 221st, followed by Miranda Frazier in 22:15 and Hudsyn Cargill 25:08, also a personal best. There were 272 runners in the jh girls race. Nathan Stringer led the junior high boys this week with a 15:11 finish for 124th place. Cooper Tucker finished in 15:33 for 148th, followed by Luke Bueno in 16:14 for 189th place. There were 284 runners in the boys race. The high school teams will compete in the Lindale meet on Thursday for their last tuneup before their District meet on Wednesday, October 12th at Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant. The junior high teams will also compete on Wednesday, October 12th in their final meet of the season.

District Meet Information

Where: Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC). Address for the college: 2886 FM1735, Mt Pleasant, TX 75455

When: Wednesday, October 12th

Race Schedule:

1:00pm Varsity Girls
1:30pm Varsity Boys
2:00pm JV Girls
2:30pm JV Boys
3:00pm JH Girls
3:30pm JH Boys

We will leave from school at 11:00 on Wednesday. I will have lunch for them. It is important they have a good breakfast the morning of the race, nothing unusual but a good meal before they go to school. I will visit with them about some ideas. It would also be good to back some snacks for them as well. I will have a cooler for drinks as usual.

UT Tyler Meet Information

Where: Race location: UT Tyler athletic and intramural fields near the Patriot Center. The start and finish is near the Perkins Soccer Field

Where we will meet to ride the bus: We will meet at the shed (metal building in front of the bus barn). We will meet at 6:30AM and leave by 6:45AM. Look for all the cars!

What the JH Runners need for Race Day:
All JH runners need to wear their uniform to the meet. They should wear a WO t-shirt over their uniform top and bring a bag with a towel and snacks for the morning. It is important, they eat something when they get up in the morning. If they don’t feel like eating, send something with them and I will make sure they eat before their race. JH runners should also bring a couple bottles of water and a sports drink (Gatorade, Powerade, Body Armour are good choices). I will have a cooler for their drinks.

JH runners may leave with their family after they race, I will have a sign out sheet, however they must ride with family.

RACE SCHEDULE: These race times are updated on the schedule. I would plan on arriving early, due to traffic and to make sure you do not miss the race. This is a very big meet. There will be a lot of runners and traffic. Give yourself plenty of time.
8:45 Varsity Boys race
9:15 Varsity Girls race
10:00 Junior High Girls
10:20 Junior High Boys

Union Grove Meet Results

The Roughneck and Ladyneck Cross Country teams were returned to action this weekend at the Union Grove Invitational Meet held at Union Grove High School. Logan Dugger ran a personal best this week in a time of 18:36 for 13th place, taking home a medal. Logan Langewisch also improved his time for the season with a 20:04 finish for 34th place. Nathan Watson ran a 21:45 for 49th place to finish out the boys varsity race. Lizzy Still placed 18th for a time of 13:40 and Abby Lobue finished in 26th place in a time of 14:17 for the varsity girls race. The junior high girls were led by Sophie Fisher in 10th place in a new personal best time of 14:43. Fisher was followed by Kylie Caraway in 15:16 for 23rd place also a personal best for the two mile course. Xollie Franco, 20:37, for 75th, Miranda Frazier, 21:16, for 81st, and Hudsyn Cargill, 25:37, for 87th place also ran personal best times this week. In the junior high boys race Jackson Standard led the Roughnecks with a time of 15:00 for 34th place. Standard was followed by Cooper Tucker in 15:12 for 36th place, Nathan Stringer in 15:15, for 37th and a personal best, and Luke Bueno in 15:16 for 38th place. The runners will travel to University of Texas at Tyler next weekend to compete in the Tyler Legacy Invitational. This is course is typically fast and fun. It will be one of the largest races they will compete in this season.

Union Grove Meet Information

Where: Race location: Union Grove High School. Parent parking is near the basketball gyms. Parking is crowded, so I would arrive in plenty of time.

Where we will meet to ride the bus: We will meet at the shed (metal building in front of the bus barn). We will meet at 6:30AM and leave by 6:45AM. Look for all the cars!

What the JH Runners need for Race Day:
All JH runners need to wear their uniform to the meet. They should wear a WO t-shirt over their uniform top and bring a bag with a towel and snacks for the morning. It is important, they eat something when they get up in the morning. If they don’t feel like eating, send something with them and I will make sure they eat before their race. JH runners should also bring a couple bottles of water and a sports drink (Gatorade, Powerade, Body Armour are good choices). I will have a cooler for their drinks.

JH runners may leave with their family after they race, I will have a sign out sheet, however they must ride with family.

RACE SCHEDULE: These race times are updated on the schedule. I would plan on arriving at 8:00 or a little after, due to traffic and to make sure you do not miss the race.
8:00 Varsity Girls race
8:20 Varsity Boys race
8:45 Junior High Girls
9:00 Junior High Boys