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Selmaville Sweeps OBC Meet

By Toby Gullion

SALEM - The Selmaville Rockets swept away all four divisions during the Oil Belt Conference cross country meet held at Bryan Memorial Park in Salem on Monday afternoon.

After sitting out the Pre-State race in Benton due to resting a sore hip, Emily Wade returned and won the varsity girls race in a time of 12:53, two seconds ahead of 2nd place Alyssa Frakes of Willow Grove.  The top seven make the all-conference team and it was rounded out by Sydney Geurin (Raccoon), Aliyah Sanders (Willow Grove), Morgan Maas (Central City), Christian Daniels (Selmaville) and Emily Daniels (Raccoon).

As a team, Selmaville scored 50 points with Central City and Raccoon finishing tied for 2nd.  The Citians would be awarded the trophy because of their sixth score. 

Dawson Linder & Connor Brooks finished 1-2 for the Rockets helping them to the boys conference title nipping raccoon 41-42.  Also finishing all-conference in the top-seven were Trae Kuhlman (Raccoon), Chase Slagley (Willow Grove), Brandyn Easley (St Theresa), Trent Burton (Odin) and Justin Schuette (Selmaville).

The Rockets JV girls scored 28 points to beat Central City (69) for the top spot in their race.  All-Conference was race winner Claire Griffey of Selmaville, Madison Reynolds (St Theresa), Cynthia Bailey (Selmaville), Grace Foltz and Grace Purcell of St Theresa, Olivia Beaver (Willow Grove) and Caitlyn Henson (Selmaville).

The JV boys race was decided by 8 points with Selmaville scoring 58, Raccoon 66, Odin 68, Central City 86 and Willow Grove 109.  Ty Reynolds and Zach Wuebbels finished 1-2 for St Theresa.  Luke Sexton of Selmaville was third followed by Andrew Allison of Raccoon, Gavon M. of Central City, Kaiden Roberts of Odin and Preston Johannes of Raccoon. 

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