Lindale Meet Results

The White Oak Cross Country runners traveled to Lindale for their annual meet held at Garden Valley Golf Course. Dylan Harris placed in 4th (18:08) in the varsity boys race beating out not only 171 other runners but also Big Foot himself (see video). Shaynee Tyl led the Ladynecks with a 19th place finish in 13:24 in a race that saw 174 competitors. The Ladynecks finished 5th as team in a field of 24. The Cross Country teams will compete at Elysian Fields next Saturday, October 15th in the District 16-3A Meet.

Race Results:
Varsity Boys: 174 runners
Dylan Harris 4th 18:08
Zach Herring 39th 19:40
Logan Sells 102nd 22:04

Varsity Girls: 177 Runners 5th Team Place

Shaynee Tyl 19th 13:24
CeCe Hernandez 27th 13:47
Olivia Sipes 28th 13:51
Katie Williamson 58th 14:48
Luisa Soto 75th 15:17
Jaci Wallace 122nd 16:57



The meet scheduled for Friday was canceled Monday evening. We will travel to Lindale on Thursday instead. We will leave from school at 7:15 and return around 1:00.
Race Schedule: *Rolling start, so times are approximate
9:30 Varsity Girls
10:00 Varsity Boys

Meet Location:
Garden Valley Golf Course
22049 FM 1995
Lindale, Tx

Pre Regionals Meet at Lynn Creek Park

The Varsity teams will travel to Lynn Creek in Arlington on Friday to compete in the Pre-Regional Meet hosted by UT-Arlington. This will be the same course at the Region II Championships held on October 29th. The races start at 4:00 with the Varsity Girls. The races will be on a rolling start with an anticipated start for the boys race of 5:30 but it could be earlier. There is not a spectator fee but it does cost $10 per car to park. We will leave school around noon to travel to the meet. The address for Lynn Creek Park (at Joe Pool Lake) is 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052.

Gilmer Meet Results

The Roughneck and Ladyneck runners enjoyed cooler temperatures this morning as they competed at The Buckeye Invitational in Gilmer. This was a fairly flat and fast course over primarily grassy terrain. The JH runners kicked off the morning with races led by Jackson Frazier, 34th and Morgan Benge, 18th. In Varsity Boys race Dylan Harris placed 2nd, 16:27, in a field of 166 runners, Zach Herring was 34th and Logan Sells was 67th. Herring and Sells both lowered their times for the season. Shaynee Tyl led the ladies with a 3rd place finish in 13:01 in a race that saw 142 competitors. The girls placed 3rd as time with a team score of 105 points. In the JV Girls race Riley Edmondson collected some hardware placing 19th out of 76 runners. Next week the Junior High will not race, and the Varsity teams will travel to Garland to compete in the Pre-Regionals meet hosted by UT-Arlington.

Race Results:
Varsity Boys 166 runners
Dylan Harris 2nd 16:27
Zach Herring 34th 17:56
Logan Sells 67th 19: 02

Varsity Girls: 3rd Team Finish 142 runners
Shaynee Tyl 3rd 13:01
Olivia Sipes 5th 13:11
CeCe Hernandez 25th 13:54
Katie Williamson 40th 14:22
Luisa Soto 59th 14:57
Jaci Wallace 91st 16:13

JV Girls: 76 runners
Riley Edmondson 19th 15:54

JH Boys: 147 runners 12th Team Finish
Jackson Frazier 34th 13:32
Stephen Thomas 37th 13:44
Chase Tucker 53rd 14:13
Garrett Cook 67th 14:53
Alberto Soto 70th 15:14
Weston Whiteside 71st 15:18
Ryan Banks 16:10
Logan Smith 17:14

JH Girls: 205 runners
Morgan Benge 18th 14:25
Reese Saccoccio 81st 16:20
Mattie Simpson 101st 16:56
Kaylei Watkins 190th 22:26

Gilmer Meet Information **RACE TIME CHANGES

We will travel to Gilmer for the Buckeye Invitational on Saturday, October 1st.

Race location: Gilmer Elementary 1625 US 271 North. The school is located just past the Walmart on 271 on the left hand side.

Race order:
8:00 JH Girls
8:30 JH Boys
9:00 Varsity Girls
9:20 Varsity Boys
9:40 JV Girls

We will meet at the shed at 6:30 and leave at 6:40

Pine Tree Meet Results

The Roughneck Cross Country teams were back in action this weekend at the Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump held at Katy’s Ranch. Dylan Harris and Cryslan Tucker led the boys and girls teams again this week. Harris finished in 2nd place in a time of 19:59 in the boys race. Tucker followed up in the girls race winning in a time of 14:15. Olivia Sipes, 12th, Shaynee Tyl, 18th, and CeCe Hernandez 20th all collected hardware on the girl’s side for their top twenty finishes.The girls team finished in 2nd place behind Canton. In the Junior High races, Stephen Thomas, 16th, and Morgan Benge, 17th brought home medals in their first races. Allt he runners raced well for a tough, hilly course that got re-routed on short notice and made slightly longer. The teams will return to action next Saturday, October 1st at the Buckeye Invitational in Gilmer at the Gilmer Elementary School.

Race Results:
Boys Race 154 runners
Dylan Harris 19:59 2nd
Zach Herring 22:20 36th
Logan Sells 23:58 72nd

Girls Race Results: 140 Runners 2nd Place Team
Cryslan Tucker 14:15 1st
Olivia Sipes 15:32 12th
Shyanee Tyl 15:56 18th
CeCe Hernandez 16:02 20th
Katie Williamson 17:00 34th
Luisa Soto 18:00 54th
Jaci Wallace 19:19 81st

JH Boys: 228 runners 10th Place Team
Stephen Thomas 15:09 16th
Chase Tucker 16:25 52nd
Jackson Frazier 16:51 61st
Garrett Cook 16:54 63rd
Alberto Soto 18:11 100th
Ryan Banks 20:35 167th
Logan Smith 21:15 181st
Weston Whiteside 23:30 207th

GIRLS RACE: 230 Runners 17th Place Team
Morgan Benge 17:04 17th
Mattie Simpson 19:12 60th
Amerika McTyne 23:09 146th
Reese Saccoccio 25:03 181st
Kaylei Watkins 27;11 206th

Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump

This week we will return to action at the Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump at Katy’s Ranch (see map below). The JH will also make their debut at this notoriously tough course. It is a true trail course spanning different terrains and natural obstacles, like ponds and hills. We will meet at 6:30 and leave at 6:45 Saturday morning. This meet uses a “rolling start” format. This means as one race finishes the next race starts. The times below are only estimated, so arrive early so you don’t miss the race.

Varsity Boys 9:00
Varsity Girls 10:00
JH Boys 10:40
JH Girls 11:00

JH uniforms will be passed out on Wednesday. Please wear your uniforms and race shoes to the meet. You should wear either your XC shirt or a WO shirt over your uniform top and if you want long shorts over your uniform shorts (it’s up to you). Bring a snack and water or Gatorade. I will have a cooler for your drinks, bring a bag for your stuff. ALL runners should eat something when they get up or bring it with them. You will be very hunger by race time if you don’t have breakfast.


Tyler Lee Invitational Meet Results

The White Oak Cross Country team enjoyed cooler temperatures and cloudy skies at the campus of UT Tyler this morning. The Ladynecks and Roughnecks started their morning with the first race of the day in the 5k Open Division. Traditionally this is a huge meet with fast times. By the end of the day more than 1400 runners and 50 teams would compete. Dylan Harris and Cryslan Tucker led the charge this morning. Harris finished 21st in a time of 17:39, improving on this time last week. Cryslan earned her first hardware of the season placing 9th in a racing time of 20:25. The girls race would see 114 competitors complete the course, followed by 174 runners in the boys race. This week the runners will be idle and return to action at the notorious Pine Tree Pig Trot and Puddle Jump at Katy’s Ranch in Kilgore on September 24th. The Junior High runners will also make their racing debut.

Race Results:
Boys Race 174 runners
Dylan Harris 21st 17:46
Zach Herring 94th 19:39
Logan Sells 141 21:22

Girls Race 114 runners 5th place team finish
Cryslan Tucker 9th 20:25
Shaynee Tyl 23rd 22:04
Olivia Sipes 27th 22:12
CeCe Hernandez 37th 22:50
Katie Williamson 66th 24:15
Luisa Soto 72nd 24:31
Jaci Wallace 104th 26:49
Riley Edmondson competed in the race but her chip did not activate


The Ladynecks and Roughnecks kicked off the 2016 season at the Backwoods Gallop held at LeTourneau University today. Juniors Dylan Harris and Shaynee Tyl led the way for White Oak. Tyl finished the 2 mile course in 13:42 for a fifth place finish, while Harris captured the Individual title in boys race. He finished the 5k course in 18:13. The girls finished fifth out sixteen teams for the day. Olivia Sipes, 13:53, and Zach Herring, 19:29, also brought home some hardware for White Oak with their eighth and fifteenth place finishes. The Roughnecks and Ladynecks return to action next weekend at the Tyler Lee Invitational held at the UT TYLER campus.
Race Results:
Girls Varsity: 126 Runners 5th place team finish
Shaynee Tyl 13:42 5th
Olivia Sipes 13:53 8th
Katie Williamson 15:14 27th
Luisa Soto 15:41 33rd
Jaci Wallace 16:42 56th
Riley Edmondson 17:26 69th

Boys Race: 110 Runners
Dylan Harris 1st 18:13
Zach Herring 15th 19:29
Logan Sells 21:25