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PREP CROSS COUNTRY: College Heights claims Ozark 7 titles; TJ’s Atteberry, CHC’s Johnson are medalists

SoMo Sports staff reports


College Heights Christian’s boys and girls cross country teams were crowned team champions at the Ozark 7 Conference Meet on Friday at Missouri Southern’s Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course. 

With three of the top five runners, and with five in the top 10, the College Heights boys had 30 points.

McAuley Catholic was second in the standings with 48 points, while Wheaton (78) and Thomas Jefferson (83) finished third and fourth.

Thomas Jefferson’s Kip Atteberry was the individual medalist in 17 minutes flat. 

McAuley’s Michael Parrigon took second in 18:16, while College Heights’ Caleb Quade (18:27), Rolen Sanderson (18:29) and Derrick McMillan (18:43) rounded out the top five.

Finishing sixth through 10th were Wheaton’s Blake Morgan, McAuley’s Phillip Motazedi, CHC’s Jace Edwards, Wheaton’s Camren Brattin and CHC’s Corbin Thomas.

College Heights’ Brayden Youngberg was 11th, while McAuley’s foursome of Armando Alberto, Drew Zeb, Kable Reichardt and Kevin Tran finished 12th through 15th, respectively.

McAuley’s Cliff Nolan and Grant Horinek were 17th and 19th. Thomas Jefferson’s Eann Espinoza, Jack Goodhue, Sheraz Anis and Lincoln Miller were 22nd through 25th.

The College Heights girls finished with a team score of 15, as the Cougars fielded the only full squad.

College Heights’ Jayli Johnson was the top finisher in the girls race, as she crossed the line at 21:54.

McAuley’s Kendall Ramsey was the runner-up in 22:30. Thomas Jefferson’s Sarah Mueller finished third in 22:54, while Wheaton’s Lakeisha Wise was fourth in 23:39.

CHC’s Madi Carson took fifth, while Thomas Jefferson’s Macie Shifferd was sixth and CHC’s Sophia Moore took seventh.

Rounding out the top 13 were Wheaton’s Lori McNeill, TJ’s Mia Grubbs, CHC’s Katie Moss and Stella Moore, TJ’s Julianne Wachtel and Wheaton’s Kauseng Hang. 

Local squads will compete at district meets on Oct. 30.  


FULL RESULTS: Ozark 7 Conference Meet 2021 – Meet Results (


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