Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Stout prevails in Rigby photo finish

WRHS senior runs to third win


Wood River High School senior running star Ben Stout, ranked sixth among Idaho 4A boys by idahoxc.com, is getting used to leading from the front.

In a photo finish, Stout won his third race in four tries so far this season taking the Rigby Invitational 3.02-mile footrace Friday in a field of 75 boys' varsity runners at Jefferson County Lake in eastern Idaho.

Stout (16:13.27) held off Hillcrest of Idaho Falls senior Jake Powell (16:14.10) for the boys' championship on a day when 344 runners, mostly from eastern Idaho, competed in varsity and junior varsity events.

Next up is Idaho's prestigious Bob Firman Invitational Saturday, Sept. 24 at Eagle Island State Park near Boise. It begins at 9 a.m. with collegiate men's and women's races, will stage its high school varsity runs between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Among out-of-state teams expected are Arcadia (Ca.), The Woodlands (Texas), Ogden and Davis (Utah), Monsignor Farrell (N.Y.) and North Central (Wash.). Runners from Wood River, one of the top 4A boys' teams in the state in idahoxc.com ranks, will compete.

There has been a revision in the final varsity boys' point totals for the Sept. 9 Sun Valley Classic. The Wood River boys won the meet with 67 points ahead of second-place Buhl (68) and third-place Burley (69).

Here are Rigby Invitational results, along with Community School results from Thursday's Magic Mountain Invitational hosted by Kimberly:

Rigby varsity boys' team: 1—Hillcrest 56. 2—Teton of Driggs 64. 3—Rigby 93. 4—WRHS 123 (11 teams).

Individual boys: 1—Ben Stout (WR) 16:13.27. 2—Jake Powell (Hillcrest) 16:14.10. 9—Chase England (WR) 16:48. 30—Alexis Gonzalez (WR) 17:53. 32—Nate Thomas (WR) 18:00. 57—Cameron Bingham (WR) 19:40. 65—Andreas Morales (WR) 20:46 (75 runners).

Rigby varsity girls' team: 1—Hillcrest 37. 2—Snake River 77. 6—WRHS 146 (10 teams).

Individual girls: 1—Alice Keller (Salmon) 18:44. 11—Corrine Smith (WR) 21:16. 20—Jade Atkinson (WR) 21:51. 35—Grace Gorham (WR) 22:57. 40—Dani McLaughlin (WR) 23:27. 48—Brooke Lawrence (WR) 24:07. 50—Kaitlyn Landis (WR) 24:22 (71 runners).

Rigby JV boys: 1—Cameron Moore (Teton) 17:44. 28—Connor Hayes (WR) 19:51. 50—Jimmy Holcomb (WR) 20:45. 94—Chris Mouritzen (WR) 23:16. 95—Nash Hartdegen (WR) 23:19. 104—Rodrigo Candila (WR) 25:23. 107—Xavier Haemmerle (WR) 25:40 (112 runners).

Rigby JV girls: 1—Annalisa Jones (Hillcrest) 22:04. 36—Marcia Smith (WR) 25:58. 60—Avery Closser (WR) 27:38. 70—Mariah Stout (WR) 28:12. 71—Lex Shapiro (WR) 28:31. 72—Karady Beck (WR) 28:32 (86 runners).

Magic Mountain boys' team: 1—Kimberly 50. 2—Declo 53 (8 teams).

Magic Mountain boys: 1—Wesley Kelly (Kimb) 20:38. 6—Gray Riedinger (CS) 21:57. 40—Connor Smith (CS) 25:28 (63 runners).

Magic Mountain girls' team: 1—Kimberly 25. 2—Declo 60 (5 schools).

Magic Mountain girls: 1—Halie Wilsey (Kimb) 26:36. 7—Sydney Hagenbuch (CS) 29:27. 14—Morgan Jones (CS) 30:37. 21—Sarah Williams (CS) 31:49 (52 runners).




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