08/24/04 — Prep Cross-Country -- EW's Collins claims first

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Prep Cross-Country -- EW's Collins claims first

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on August 24, 2004 1:55 PM

WILSON -- Eastern Wayne's Will Collins claimed first-place honors and paced three Warrior boys in the top five as Eastern Wayne claimed a win in a four-team meet at Wilson Hunt on Monday.

Collins ran a 17:38, while teammates Matt Interrante (17:40) and Michael Lawrence (18:26) claimed second and fifth, respectively. The Warriors picked up 32 team points, edging Northern Nash (34). Rocky Mount (75) claimed third, while Hunt took fourth with 81 points.

In the girls meet, Eastern Wayne's Leslie Lewis turned in a fourth-place finish by running a 22:47 as the Warriors finished second to Wilson Hunt, who had 45 team points. Eastern Wayne had 52 points as Northern Nash (56) and Rocky Mount (63) rounded out the team scoring.

The Warriors' Brittany Ham finished ninth and April Vinson took 10th.

Eastern Wayne's next meet is at New Bern on Thursday.

Boys meet

Eastern Wayne 32, Northern Nash 34,

Rocky Mount 75, Wilson Hunt 81

1. Willl Collins, Eastern Wayne 17:38

2. Matt Interrante, EW 17:40

3. Je'Marus Austin, NorthernNash 17:46

4. Jared Adams, NN 17:51

5. Michael Lawrence, EW 18:26

Girls meet

Wilson Hunt 45, Eastern Wayne 52,

Northern Nash 56, Rocky Mount 63

1. Amy Stephenson, NorthernNash 22:06

2. Rebecca Farris, Wilson Hunt 22:09

3. Kirsten Pierce, NN 22:34

4. Leslie Lewis, Eastern Wayne 22:47

5. Tiffany McLain, Rocky Mount 23:08