WAURIKA — Throughout the course of the season, a lot has been said about how even the Plainview and Marietta girls cross country teams are with their respective teams.
WAURIKA — Throughout the course of the season, a lot has been said about how even the Plainview and Marietta girls cross country teams are with their respective teams. On Saturday at Cy Sloan Memorial Stadium in Waurika, people found out just how even they are. Plainview and Marietta tied in the team standings with 35 points each at the Class 3A regional meet, but it was Marietta winning the regional championship by virtue of having its sixth runner place 17th in the scoring standings, while Plainview’s finished 19th in the same standings. Both teams will be running next week at the Class 3A state championships, which will be held at the Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee. Mandy Sykora won the individual championship for Marietta with a time of 12:04.67, with Plainview’s Scarlett Williams and Jacey Keith in second and third overall with times of 12:21.47 and 12:24.59 respectively. Madie Turner was fifth for Plainview with a time of 12:30.42, with Madison Lemons in sixth overall at 12:40.33, and MHS’ Kaelyn Dobbins in seventh at 12:42.38. Tanasia Randle (Marietta) finished 10th overall with a time of 12:43.39, with teammate Vanessa Rodriguez in 11th at 12:43.74. Alli McAdams was 12th for Plainview with a time of 12:51.11, with Hadyn Hobbs close behind in 13th overall with a time of 13:00.77. Marietta’s Sophie Love and Abigail Alvarez finished 18th and 19th overall with times of 13:18.86 and 13:26.05, with Katie Wiggs in 20th overall at 13:36.09 for Plainview, with teammate Olivia Heller in 23rd, as she clocked in at 13:54.71.