X-C Bucs take runner-up honors at Preston Knight Night Relays

KINGWOOD – The Buckhannon-Upshur A foursome of Jack Waggy, Brycen Allen, Leonard Reis and Jordan Gillum took runner-up honors in the Preston Knight Night Relays at Preston County High School Saturday night.

The foursome ran a combined time of 32:38.67 for second place.

The meet is set up where teams of four run in a relay style meet under the moonlight and other light sources set up for the run.

Waggy ran the first leg for a time of 7:39.51, which was the fourth best split time for all runners.

Brycen Allen clocked a 9:03.90 while Leonard Reis owned an 8:04.24 and Jordan Gillum posted a time of 7:51.03.

The Buccaneer B Team placed 11th overall with a time of 36:28.13.

Joey Notle ran a time of 8:49.97, Owen Cutright posted a time of 8:42.42, Jeremy Allman ran a time of 9:34.51 and Alex Sappey ran a time of 9:21.22.

The Bucs C Team placed 24th with Weldon Zirkle running 9:56.18, Brandon Landis running 10:09.93, Ryan Tenney running 11:05.09 and Ryan Dowell running 11:39.77.

University won the 26-team full-team event with a combined time of 30:11.70.

University’s Drew Zundell had the fastest split time with a clocking of 7:20.41.

The Bucs will be back in action for a home meet Saturday at 9 a.m.

The results:

TEAM STANDINGS (TOP 5)

  1. University-A 30:11.70; 2. Buckhannon-Upshur-A 32:38.67; 3. Morgantown-A 32:46.32; 4. Fairmont Senior-A 33:15.73; 5. Morgantown-B 34:00.59.

INDIVIDUAL TOP 5 (SPLIT TIMES)

Drew Zundell (University) – 7:20.41

Ryan Blohm (University) – 7:26.19

Jake West (University) – 7:37.83

Jack Waggy (Buckhannon-Upshur) – 7:39.51

Tyler Ubright (University) – 7:45.46

BUCCANEER RESULTS

(A-TEAM – 32.38.67)

Jack Waggy – 7:39.51

Brycen Allen – 9:03.90

Leonard Reis – 8:04.22

Jordan Gillum – 7:51.03

(B-TEAM – 36:28.13)

Joey Nolte – 8:49.97

Owen Cutright – 8:42.42

Jeremy Allman – 9:34.51

Alex Sappey – 9:21.22

(C-TEAM – 42.50.97)

Weldon Zirkle – 9:56.18

Brandon Landis – 10:09.93

Ryan Tenney 11:05.09

Ryan Dowell – 11:39.77

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