Gorman, Grace girls finish in top 10 at state cross country meet

Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 23:39 - Written by

WACO β€” Led by Sharon Kariampuzha, the Bishop Gorman Lady Crusaders turned in a top 10 finish at the TAPPS state cross country championships on Saturday.

Sharon Kariampuzha finished 11th overall to lead the Lady Crusaders to an eighth-place finish in TAPPS 4A. She finished the two-mile race in 13 minutes, 3.1 seconds.

Caroline Rook led Grace Community to 10th place, finishing 22nd overall (13:24.4).

The Crusaders took 12th overall in the boys meet, led by Nicholas DiPaolo, who took 35th by finishing the 5K race in 18:10.8. All Saints took 18th as a team.

In Class 3A, the Bullard Brook Hill boys finished 14th.

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TAPPS State Cross Country Meet Results

TAPPS 2A

Boys

East Texas Christian Academy β€” 34, William Finley, 20:50.0; 87, Max Mayfield, 24:13.8.

TAPPS 3A

Girls

Bullard Brook Hill β€” 82, Val Allen, 18:41.8.

Boys

Bullard Brook Hill (14th, 308) β€” 58, Drew Jenkins, 21:31.6; 63, Michael Denninghoff, 21:44.9; 74, Evan Hayes, 22:12.4; 84, Hayden McMullen, 22:49.8; 96, Kemp Walker, 23:46.8; 111, Josh Ruark, 27:21.9.

TAPPS 4A

Girls

Bishop Gorman (8th, 209) β€” 11, Sharon Kariampuzha, 13:03.1; 45, Victoria McClements, 13:51.9; 55, Kelly O’Neill, 14:06.8; 58, Grace Knight, 14:07.5; 62, Kelly Frossard, 14:12.1; 69, Jordan Schrink, 14:28.4; 103, Meridith Buzbee, 15:29.5.

Grace Community (10th, 280) β€” 22, Caroline Rook, 13:24.4; 30, Monica Lim, 13:36.8; 85, Jaydee Edwards, 14:58.5; 88, Kirby Lemon, 15:06.8; Tiffany Lim, 15:07.1; 146, Caitlin Hunt, 17:43.9.

All Saints β€” 90, Kate Russell, 15:09.0; 127, Carlin Cherry, 16:31.9.

Boys

Bishop Gorman (12th, 318) β€” 35, Nicholas DiPaolo, 18:10.8; 41, Eric Findlay, 18:25.7; 42, Michael McGehee, 18:26.8; 92, Logan Maloney, 19:46.1; 118, Colton Shieldes, 20:27.1; 133, William Milawski, 21:01.5; 140, Luke Ryder, 21:28.9;

All Saints (18th, 500) β€” 51, William Swartworth, 18:39.3; 108, Nicholas Klouda, 20:08.6; 110, Carter Koehler, 20:10.3; 125, Noah Fanous, 20:44.3; 129, Aaron Fanous, 20:54.5; 149, Collin Brown, 21:59.2; 168, John David Short, 23:05.4.

Grace Communityβ€” 47, James Burden, 18:33.3; 80, Kendrick Wong, 19:21.3;