Results/Story

09/10/00

From staff reports

Oak Mountain, led by the running of junior Scott Fuqua, won its own invitational cross country meet at Heardmont Saturday. Mountain Brook won the girls side in the meet that had more than 450 runners in four divisions.

Fuqua ran the three-mile distance in 16:49, beating runner up Jimmy Courtland of Homewood by 33 seconds. Finishing third was Courtland's teammate Kevin Pawlik at 17:36.

Coach Paul Anderton's Eagles won the boys division with 43 points. Hewitt-Trussville was second at 98, and Briarwood third with 103.

Mountain Brook dominated the girls competition, placing six runners in the top nine finishers. Beth Reed won the three mile race in 21:06. LaTash Rowell of Hewitt-Trussville was second at 21:22. The Lady Spartans totaled 23 points with Hewitt-Trussville second at 67, and Oak Mountain third with 110.

The junior high girls competition was won by John Carroll Catholic freshman Shea Statasowski, who clocked 13:22.

Wilson Whitaker of Briarwood Christian won the boys junior high division in 11:06. Both junior high divisions ran two miles.

Mountain Brook won the girls junior high division and Simmons won the boys.

Boys high school division

Team scoring

1. Oak Mountain, 43
2. Hewitt-Trussville, 98
3. Briarwood, 103
4. Mountain Brook, 115
5. Homewood, 121
6. John Carroll Catholic, 132
7. Shades Valley, 159
8. Southside-Gadsden, 225
9. Shades Mountain, 435


Individual results

Top 10

1. Scott Fuqua, Oak Mountain, 16:49
2. Jimmy Courtland, Homewood, 17:22
3. Kevin Pawlik, Homewood, 17:36
4. Ben Whitaker, Briarwood, 17:53
5. Ben Dennis, Oak Mountain, 18:10
6. Justin Pruitt, Southside-Gadsden, 18:19
7. Dan Morris, Oak Mountain, 18:19
8. Ryan Vernon, Hewitt-Trussville, 18:21
9. Griffin Tanner, Mountain Brook, 18:28
10. Michael Landry, Shades Valley, 18:30


Girls high school division

Team scoring

1. Mountain Brook, 23
2. Hewitt Trussville, 67
3. Oak Mountain, 110
4. Briarwood, 136
5. Southside-Gadsden, 288
6. Homewood, 308

Individual results

Top 10

1. Beth Reed, Mountain Brook, 21:06
2. LaTash Rowell, Hewitt-Trussville, 21:22
3. Anna Wool, Montgomery Acadamy, 21:46
4. Blair Davis, Mountain Brook, 21:52
5. Meredith Fuqua, Mountain Brook, 22:06
6. Emily Taylor, Mountain Brook, 22:15
7. Ann Cade, Mountain Brook, 22:21
8. Kristin Gospodareck, Hewitt-Trussville, 22:44
9. Linda Ward, Mountain Brook, 22:59
10. Jessica Styles, Pelham, 23:07