10/08/04 — Prep cross country

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By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on October 8, 2004 1:56 PM

DEEP RUN -- South Lenoir's Coleman Heath and Jess King claimed medalist honors in a two-team, Class 2-A Eastern Plains Conference meet held Wednesday at the Blue Devils' course.

Greene Central claimed the boys meet -- winning spots two-through-five -- and finishing with a team score of 23. South Lenoir had 33 team points. The Ram boys are now 8-0 overall and 6-0 against conference foes.

Tony Tyson emerged the Rams' top finisher with a second-place time of 18:42. Greene Central's Lance Murray, Dale Hines and Cameron Taylor also finished in the top-five.

In the girls meet, South Lenoir won with team score of 21, while the Rams finished with 34.

Blair Carraway (25:02) finished fourth for the Greene Central girls, while teammate Ashley Oakes (25:03) took fifth. Greene Central's girls dropped to 5-3 overall and 3-3 in conference.

The Rams and Blue Devils meet again next Wednesday in Snow Hill.

Boys meet

Greene Central 23, South Lenoir 33

1. Coleman Heath (SL) 17:33

2. Tony Tyson (GC) 18:42

3. Lance Murray (GC) 19:10

4. Dale Hines (GC) 19:19

5. Cameron Taylor (GC) 19:31

9. Phillip Shelton (GC) 20:35

Girls meet

South Lenoir 21, Greene Central 34

1. Jess King (SL) 21:18

4. Blair Carraway (GC) 25:02

5. Ashley Oakes (GC) 25:03

7. Cassie Webb (GC) 26:13

8. Amber Oakes (GC) 27:24

10. Tonya McGee (GC) 28:51