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By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on September 10, 2004 1:56 PM

Bland, Behrend collect meet victories

North Duplin's Clint Bland and Rosewood's Stephanie Behrend each prevailed in a Class 1-A Carolina Conference cross country meet contested Thursday afternoon the Rosewood High course.

Bland ran the 3.1-mile trail in 20 minutes 53 seconds and finished five seconds ahead of the Eagles' Casey Elrod. Fellow Rebel Jose Ledezma ended up third in 22:47, followed by Rosewood's Daniel Ellis (22:57).

Behrend turned in a time of 28 minutes for the Eagle girls. Teammates Mary Jo Moore and Mary Catherine Hollowell claimed second and third, respectively.

North Duplin's Amy Hicks was fourth in 31:52.

Neither team had enough runners to post team scores.


1. Clint Bland, N. Duplin 20:53

2. Casey Elrod, Rosewood 20:58

3. Jose Ledezma, ND 22:47

4. Daniel Ellis, RHS 22:57

5. Kyle Canuette, ND 25:50

6. Michael Mathis, ND 25:48

7. Justin Hicks, ND 26:03

8. Daniel Farrell, RHS 31:03


1. Stephanie Behrend, RHS 28:00

2. Mary Jo Moore, RHS 31:48

3. Mary Catherine Hollowell, RHS 31:49

4. Amy Hicks, ND 31:52

Panthers knock

off Beddingfield

KENLY -- North Johnston's Matt Peedin and Heather Creech turned in the top times during Thursday's non-conference meet against Wilson Beddingfield.

The Panther boys claimed their first win of the season, 21-34, against the Bruins as Peedin recorded a time of 20 minutes, 20 seconds. Teammates Alan Rodriguez and Casey Lake took second and third, respectively.

Creech covered the 3.1-mile course in 23:26, more than a minute ahead of second-place finisher and teammate Elizabeth Baker.


N. Johnston 21, Beddingfield 34

1. Matt Peedin, N. Johnston 20:20

2. Alan Rodriguez, NJ 20:41

3. Casey Lake, NJ 21:18

4. Levi Holloman, Beddingfield no time

5. Wesley Bass, Beddingfield 22:02


N. Johnston 15, Beddingfield 50

1. Heather Creech, NJ 23:26

2. Elizabeth Baker, NJ 24:45

3. Cynthia Paul, NJ 26:00

4. Amanda Sharpe, NJ 27:03

5. Ashley Sharpe, NJ 27:30