District 16-3A Meet Results

The District 16-3A meet was held at LeTourneau University. The top three teams and top ten individuals will advance to the Regional meet on October 22nd at Lynn Creek in Garland. White Oak had several runners advance as a team or as individual medalists. The girls team repeated as District Champions and will advance as a team. Olivia Sipes, 12:51, was the District Runner Up. She was followed by Morgan Benge in third, 13:07, and Baylee Lyke in tenth, 14:02. Abby Quesenberry placed 11th in 14:27 and CeCe Hernandez finished in 14:45 for thirteenth place. In the boys race, Nathan Green, 19:57, placed ninth and John Langley was tenth in 19:59. Dylan Miller placed 17th in 21:22. He was followed by Alberto Soto in 21:54 for 21st place. Green and Langley will advance to the Regional meet on the 22nd. In the junior high races the boys team placed fifth and the girls team placed third. Individual results are as followed:
Addie Young 15:31 7th
Alyssa Jones 15:32 8th
Addison Clinkscales 17:07 21st
Raylee Gajewsky 17:11 22nd
Kinsey Watkins 22:49 34th
Tristan Blair 13:31 9th
Jake Yarbrough 14:34 19th
Logan Duggar 15:29 34th
Kohl Adams 16:32 38th
Blaine Vaughn 21:01 44th

Gladewater Meet Results

The High School teams had a tuneup meet at Gladewater on Saturday, October 6th. The girls team placed 2nd as a team behind the Gilmer Lady Buckeyes and were led by Olivia Sipes first place finish. Morgan Benge followed in third place, Baylee Lyke in ninth, CeCe Hernandez in 12th and Abby Quesenberry in 15th. The girls race saw 44 runners compete. Nathan Green led the Roughnecks this week with at tenth place finish in 20:05. Green was followed by Alberto Soto in 11th 20:17, John Langley 15th, 20:34, and Dylan Miller in 22nd, 21:28. The teams will compete at LeTourneau on Wednesday,October 10th in the District 16-3A meet.

District Meet Information and Team Pictures

Mr. Peery was sick and unable to take the JH pictures on Wednesday moring. Here is the schedule for pictures and practice.
Monday 10/9 7AM JH Boys pictures meet at the OMS Gym as normal
NO JH Practice Monday or Wednesday next week.
Friday 10/12 7AM JH Girls pictures meet at the NMS gym. They will take pictures for XC first, then Volleyball pictures.
**Wear uniform to picture day

District information:
The 16-3A XC meet will held at LeTourneau University in Longview on Wednesday, October 10th. The schedule is as follows:

HS: 9:00 Varsity Girls
9:30 JV Girls
10:00 Varsity Boys
10:30 JV Boys
This is a rolling start,so times will likely be earlier

JH: 3:30 JH Girls
4:00 JH Boys
Runners will be dismissed from class at 1:45 to change and get on the bus by 2:05. Runners can leave with their parents after the meet.

Gilmer Meet Results

The Buckeye Invitational was a hot spot for medal collecting this past weekend for the Ladyneck and Roughneck Cross Country teams. The Varsity girls collected a third place team finish with four out of five runners placing in the top 20 and their fifth runner just missing taking home a medal. In the girls race the Ladynecks took seventh through ninth places with Olivia Sipes, 13:30, Morgan Benge,13:37, and CeCe Hernandez, 14:00, finishing in the top ten. Baylee Lyke placed 18th in a time of 14:38. Lyke was followed by Abby Quesenberry in 23rd in a time of 14:48. In the boys Varsity race Nathan Green led the Roughnecks with a 34th place finish in 18:54. John Langley, 19:03, and Dyan Miller, 19:23, placed 37th and 46th. Alberto Soto finished in 24:26. The JH girls also saw two runners collect medals. Alyssa Jones, 15:15, for 10th place and Addie Young in 14th, 15:49. Addison Clinkscales placed 38th, 17:08, Raylee Gajewsky 49th, 17:49, and Kinsey Watkins 95th, 21:23, rounded out the team scoring for the girls. The Junior High girls placed 7th as a team. Aidan Kennar led the Junior High team this week in a time of 13:48 for 19th place. Kennar was followed by Tristan Blair in 27th, 14:10, Jake Yarbrough 47th, 14:51 and Kohl Adams 87th, 16:32. The Junior High boys finished in 11th place as a team. Kanaan Moore, 117th, and Blaine Vaughn, 119th, finished in 19:24 and 19:41 respectively. All of the boys and girls showed improvement with their times this week. The High School teams will have their last tune up before district this week at the Gladewater Invitational on Saturday, October 6th. The races start at 8:00.

Gilmer Meet Info

The meet on September 29th will be held at the Gilmer Elementary School Campus. We will meet at the shed (metal building in front of the bus barn). We will meet at 6:00AM and leave at 6:15AM. 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 location: Gilmer Elementary 1625 US 271 North. The school is located just past the Walmart on 271 on the left hand side.

Race Schedule: Rolling Start
8:30 JH Girls
9:00 JH Boys
9:20 Varsity Girls
9:40 Varsity Boys

HALLSVILLE MEET RESULTS

The Roughnecks and Ladynecks beat the heat and rain Friday morning as they participated in the 13th annual Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump at Lear Park. In the boys 5k race Alberto Soto led the Roughnecks this week in a time of 21:41, finishing 51st out of 153 runners. Soto was followed by John Langley, 54th, 21:45 and Nathan Green, 57th, 21:49. The girls race saw 143 runners complete the two mile course with Morgan Benge placing 9th in a time of 13:18. Olivia Sipes was 11th in 13:20, followed by CeCe Hernandez in 15th, 13:31. Baylee Lyke (14:21) and Abby Quesenberry (15:15) finished 42nd and 62nd. The high school and junior high teams will travel to Gilmer for the Buckeye Invitational on Saturday, September 29th. The Junior High runners will kick off the morning at 8:30 followed by the High School runners.

Hallsville Meet Recap

It was a hot and humid one this Saturday at the Flying H Invitational held at Hallsville High School. The Ladynecks raced to a third place team (71 points) finish behind Kilgore and Gilmore. Olivia Sipes, 6th, Morgan Benge 9th, and Cece Hernandez 10th took home some hardware. Hernandez was closely followed by Baylee Lyke in 16th, just out of collecting a medal, and Abby Quesenberry rounded out the team scoring in 34th place. John Langley picked up his first medal of the season with a 16th place finish. He was followed by Nathan Green in 27th, Alberto Soto in 39th and Dylan Miller in 62nd. The girls and boys races each saw 105 runners cross the finish line. The Junior High runners returned to action this weekend with several of the ladies making their debut. Tristan Blair led the way in the boys race in 45th, 15:33, followed by Jake Yarbrough in 54th, 15:55. Aidan Kennar finished 79th, 16:33 and Logan Duggar placed 82nd, 16:35. Kohl Adams placed 118th in 18:36 rounded out the team scoring. Kanaan Moore, 27:59, and Blaine Vaughn, 28:10, finished 184th and 186th out of 192 runners. The girls were led by Addie Young in 38th in 18:11. Young was followed by Addison Clinkscales in 81st, 20:56. Raylee Gajewsky followed Clinkscales in 85th place in a time of 21:10. Aubrey Saccoccio finished in 122nd, 24:37, and Kinsey Watkins in 125th, 25:09 out of 151 runners. The High School runners will compete Friday at Lear Park in the Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump. The Junior High runners will not compete this week. They will return to action at the Buckeye Invitational in Gilmer on September 29th.

Hallsville Meet Information

The meet on September 15th will be held at the Hallsville High School Campus by the football practice fields. We will meet at the shed (metal building in front of the bus barn). We will meet at 6:15AM and leave at 6:30AM. 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: ** Rolling Start. They will start the next race as soon as the previous race finished, therefore times could be earlier. These are only estimated times, arrive early

8:50 Varsity Girls *WO runners competing
9:10 Varsity Boys *WO runners competing
10:15 JH Girls *WO runners competing
10:35 JH Boys *WO runners competing

Tyler Lee Meet Results

The Ladynecks and Roughnecks were back in action this week at the Tyler Lee Invitational held at the campus of UT Tyler. The Junior High runners also made their debut this weekend. Several Ladynecks took home some hardware this week and turned in some great times for early in the season. Olivia Sipes placed 10th, 12:35, in the Varsity girls race. Third and Fifth place medals were snagged by Baylee Lyke, 13:40, and Abby Quesenberry, 13:50, in the JV girls division that saw 166 runners crossed the line. Also in the Varsity girls race and just out of medal contention was Morgan Benge, 12:51,in 16th and CeCe Hernandez, 13:09, in 25th place.The Varsity girls race saw 135 runners compete. Alberto Soto led the Roughnecks this week in the JV boys race with a time of 20:27 for 45th out of 291 runners. Soto was followed closely by teammates, Nathan Green, 20:31, in 47th and John Langley, 20:44, in 61st. Dylan Miller made his debut this week after some time off from an injury. He placed 123rd in a time of 23:50. In the Junior High boys race 253 runners crossed the finish line. Tristan Blair finished in 14:11, followed by Aidan Kenner in 14:20, and Jake Yarbrough in 14:34 finished in the top 100. Logan Duggar completed the two mile course in 15:14, Kohl Adams in 16:25, Kanaan Moore in 19:30. Moore was followed by Blaine Vaugh in 19:35. In the Junior High girls race, Aubrey Saccoccio raced to a time of 20:54 in a race that saw 236 runners. These week the teams will travel to Hallsville to race on their Flying H trails located behind Hallsville High School. The course will be mostly trails in a wooded area and should prove challenging for all runners.

UT Tyler Meet Info

The meet on September 8th will be held at the UT-Tyler Campus by the soccer fields. We will meet at the shed (metal building in front of the bus barn). We will meet at 6:15AM and leave at 6:30AM. 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: ** Rolling Start. They will start the next race as soon as the previous race finished, therefore times could be earlier
8:25 JV Boys *WO runners competing
8:55 JV Girls *WO runners competing
9:15 Small School Varsity Boys
9:45 Small School Varsity Girls *WO runners competing
10:05 JH Boys *WO runners competing
10:25 JH Girls *WO runners competing