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Rogers defended their No. 1 ranking in both the Boys and Girls by easily
winning the Panther Invitational in Siloam Springs on 9/27. The Mounties
won by 29-52 over Springdale in a twelve -team meet and the Lady
Mounties won by 31-89 over Springdale Girls in an eleven-team meet.
Staci Papageorge (Rogers soph) easily won the 4K Girls race in 15:02
while fellow Rogers soph LeAnna Peerson was 2nd in 15:27 followed
closely by Diane Miller (Siloam Springs senior) in 15:30.
In Boys action, Michael McCullough (Rogers junior) put in the top
performance of the week in his winning effort in 15:47. Rogers rested
two of their varsity and three others who ran put in a nine mile road
run earlier in the day. Rogers put seven in 17 minutes or better with
58 second spread for their Top 5.
Eric Harris (Conway junior) won the University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Open Meet senior boys 5K in 16:18. In the Girls race, which featured
four of the Top 5 Girls in Arkansas, the new course layout turned out
be confusing resulting in half of the field taking a wrong turn. The
entire race was then nullfiied.
DyeState Elite performances:
15:47 Michael McCullough, Rogers, junior, Panther Invitational, 9/27
15:58 Patrick McGowan, Springdale, junior, Panther Invitational, 9/27
16:00 Zach Hines, Rogers, senior, Panther Invitational, 9/27