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King George Foxes finish strong in Octoberfest

With only 22 days until the long-awaited district tournament, the King George High School cross country program appears to be a promising contender for the Battlefield title. On Saturday, during the Octoberfest Invitational in Great Meadows, in Plains, Va., the Foxes girls varsity tied Clover Hill for second, with an overall point total of 125. While competing against 59 schools, Haley Armentrout finished the meet with the best overall time of 19:41. Last week, Haley broke a Fox home cross country

course record against James Monroe with a time of 19:57.

Anna Kniceley followed with an eighth place finish with a time of 20:45. Other Fox girls with notable performances included: Miranda Green (24th, 21:46), Lindsey Armentrout (36th, 22:25), Carley Armentrout (56th, 22:50), Nicole Brem (63rd, 23:02), and Madison Mading (81, 23:41).

As a team, the Foxes finished with a time of 1:31:47. Dominion High School finished first in the girls varsity B division with a time of 1:45:53. Other Battlefield District girls programs that placed in the top 20 included: Courtland (sixth, 1:50:56), James Monroe (11th, 1:54:35), and Eastern View (12th, 12:55:39).

As for the Foxes boys, they placed seventh as a team, with an overall time of 1:31:47. The Foxes boys team was comprised of the following athletes: Tyler Lumpkin (10th, 17:23), Eric Rose (42nd, 18:26), Brandon Desque (45th, 18:28), Ian Koepfinger (52nd, 18:32), Jabari Terrell (74, 18:59), Travis Meyer (135th, 20:05), and Jacob Tritt (149th, 20:30). The total team time was 1:31:47.

Chancellor’s Mike Waller was the top boys runner with an overall time of 16:39.
Dominion also won the boys version of the meet with an overall time of 1:27:44. Other district schools with notable finishes included Chancellor (third, 1:28:374), Courtland (fourth, 1:30:27), Eastern View (14th, 1:33:47) and James Monroe (15th, 1:34:47).

Leonard Banks
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