Regional editor: John Sullivan
Region 3 - South
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South Week
September 18, 2004

by John Sullivan, South region editor

Kingwood TX sweeps Texas A&M Invitational. Region awaits 1st Nike South Invitational next week with more than half of the South region's ranked teams.

Boys - Girls - Texas A&M -


SO#1 US#2 The Woodlands TX did not race this week. However, their Varsity B team won the Klein Oak Invite with 29 points. Their A team ran a 6400m time trial on the track Friday morning before school. The top 5 averaged 20:42 with all at 21:01or better. Hosts the Nike South meet this Saturday.

SO#2 US#14 Cedar Park TX was off this week. Will be tested at the Nike South meet this week.

SO#3 US#25 Kingwood TX won the Texas A&M Invite with 69 points to best the 85 for SO#6 Carroll Southlake TX. Kingwood had a tighter pack than Carroll and was led by sr Michael Adams. Kingwood put 6 in the top 23 for team scoring and had a 35 second 1-5 split.

Texas A&M Invite

Hot and very humid
5000m, golf course


1. 69 Kingwood (8-9-12-18-22---23)

Average: 16:56

2. 85 Southlake Carroll (1-3-15-28-38---47-74)

Average: 16:49


1. 15:42 Kevin Ondrasek, 12, Southlake Carroll (#4 state 5A returner)

9. 16:40 Michael Adams, 12, Kingwood

10.16:42 Ryan Halleck, 12, Kingwood

13.16:51 Jordan Vetitoe, 11, Kingwood

19.17:12 Chad Johnson, 12, Kingwood

23.17:15 Paul Lockhart, 11, Kingwood

24.17:18 Kevin Kleinguetl, 10, Kingwood

SO#4 Marcus Flower Mound TX competed at the McKinney Invite and apparently won. Final team scores are not available as there was an apparent mixup of JV and Varsity runners in the reported results. National Foot Locker #2 returner Plano TX sr Scott McPherson was the individual winner. Marcus competes at the Nike South meet on Saturday and will be looking for a smaller 1-5 split.

McKinney Invite


Awaiting corrected final scores


1. 15:41 Scott McPherson, Plano, 12 (National Foot Locker #2 returner)

2. 16:15 Beck Mitchell, Marcus, 12

SO#5 Flower Mound TX did not run at McKinney as scheduled. Instead they ran a 2-mile time trial on the course as a tune-up for the Nike South meet this coming Saturday.

SO#6 Carroll Southlake TX scored 85 to place 2nd to the 69 points for SO#3 Kingwood TX at the Texas A&M Invite. Carroll sr Kevin Ondrasek led from the gun to win the individual title in 15:41 over 5K. Carroll fr Colby Lowe was 3rd in his first varsity race against a very good field. Carroll sr Orey Smith, a 9:23 performer in track, competed for the first time this season, but needs more races under his belt. Running at the Nike South Invite on Saturday.

1. 69 Kingwood (8-9-12-18-22---23)

Average: 16:56

2. 85 Southlake Carroll (1-3-15-28-38---47-74)

Average: 16:49


1. 15:42 Kevin Ondrasek, 12, Southlake Carroll (#4 state 5A returner)

2. 16:11 Ernesto Perales, 11, Valley View (state 3A 8th in 2003)

3. 16:12 Colby Lowe, 9, Southlake Carroll

16.16:56 Orey Smith, 12, Southlake Carroll

29.17:26 Mark Summers, 12, Southlake Carroll

40.17:49 Jon Hermes, 11, Southlake Carroll

49.17:59 Kyle Ondrasek, 9, Southlake Carroll

82.19:14 Brian Salin, 12, Southlake Carroll

SO#7 Brother Martin New Orleans LA won the Round Table Run hosted by Episcopal. They scored a 78 - 104 victory over St. Paul Covington LA in a meet that was in doubt due to the threat of Hurricane Ivan. Br. Martin was led by jr Andy Florek’s 15:42 winner for 3 miles, 5th place sr Mark Buchert, and 11th place sr Patrick Aucoin. At the Mt. Carmel Invite in New Orleans on Saturday.

SO#8 Jenks OK was 3rd in the Round Rock Farm XC Classic in Lawrence KS. The finished behind HL#3 Liberty MO and runner-up St. Louis U High MO. Jenks was led by state #2 returner sr Dan Maxwell's 2nd place effort.

Rim Rock Farm XC Classic
5K, hilly

1. 60 Liberty MO ave. 16:52.13 (9, 11, 12, 13, 15)

2. 156 St. Louis U. High MO ave. 17:20.18 (10, 14, 40, 45, 47, 86, 94)

3. 177 Jenks OK ave. 17:22.51 (2, 25, 42, 46, 62, 83, 102)



1. 16:01.32 Kiel Uhl, 12, Des Moines Roosevelt, IA

2. 16:26.21 Dan Maxwell, 12, Jenks OK

25. 17:15.79 Brandon McCarthy, 12, Jenks OK

42. 17:36.98 Brandon Gibbs, 12, Jenks OK

46. 17:39.36 Micheal Dupont, 11, Jenks OK

62. 17:54.21 Matt Taylor, 11, Jenks OK

83. 18:10.78 Chris Green, 12, Jenks OK

102. 18:29.28 Josh Rains, 11, Jenks OK

SO#9 Edinburg North TX lost a battle with unranked King Corpus Christi TX by a score of 30-57 at the Falfurrias Invitational. This race is run on school grounds over grass and some hills.

Falfurrias Invite

5K, very hot


1. 30 King Corpus Christi TX (1, 2, 6, 10, 11, 29, 35)

Average 16:52

2. 57 Edinburg North TX (7, 8, 9, 14, 19, 38)

Average 17:19


1. 16:11.12 Ari Perez, King Corpus Christi

2. 16:52.27 Josh Lopez, King Corpus Christi

6. 16:58.22 T. K. Revis, King Corpus Christi

10. 17:07.33 Mark Smith, King Corpus Christi

11. 17:09.14 Ben Haby, King Corpus Christi


7. 16:58.83 Cesar Olivarez, Edinburg North

8. 17:01.60 Rolly Vela, Edinburg North

9. 17:04.83 Omar Doria, Edinburg North

14. 17:33.40 Roel Cerda, Edinburg North

19. 17:53.17 Adrian Gonzalez, Edinburg North


SO#10 Cinco Ranch Katy TX captured the team title at the Spring Branch Invite with a sub 17:00 average for 5000m. They beat a good Mayde Creek team 42-55.

Spring Branch Invite



1. 42 Cinco Ranch

2. 55 Mayde Creek



1. 16:25 Jeremy Ellis, Friendswood

2. 16:32 Chris Campos, Mayde Creek

3. 16:33 Kirk Dalheim, Mayde Creek

5. 16:37 Eric Miller, Cinco Ranch

6. 16:39 Kyle Goldsmith, Cinco Ranch

7. 16:49 Joe Souvageau, Cinco Ranch

8. 16:51 Zac Flowers, Cinco Ranch

16 17:30 Landon Wilkes, Cinco Ranch

Other Notables

King Corpus Christi TX is still undefeated after it's win over SO#9 Edinburg North at the Falfurrias Invite this week. Averaged 16:52 for 5K.

Clear Lake Houston TX won the Baylor Invitational with a 17:06 average for 5K to stay undefeated.

Rogers AR won the Monette (MO) Invite with 26 points. Rogers sr Michael McCullough was the individual champ with a 16:33 over 5000m. Soph Eric Molina placed 5th in 17:23 and sr Aaron Jefferson was 7th in 17:34.

Edmond Memorial OK won the team title at the Mustang Invite 23-34 over host Mustang OK. Mustang soph Kevin Schwab set the pace enroute to a fine 16:11 for 5K. This was just off the 16:08 course record by 2003 state champ Aaron Snyder from Mustang. Edmond Memorial was led by sr Jordan Powell's 16:24 for 2nd and sr Dan Szatkowski's 17:35 for 4th.


SO#1 US#9 Kingwood TX won the Texas A&M Invite 32-54 over SO#3 US#21 Carroll Southlake TX. Kingwood displayed excellent pack running to overcome the 1-2 finish by Carroll. Had a 68 second 1-5 spread. Will be at the Nike South meet this Saturday.

1. 32 Kingwood (3-4-6-8-11---13-14)

Average: 19:09.60

2. 54 Southlake Carroll (1-2-12-18-21---24-28)

Average: 19:40.20

3. 81 Georgetown (7-10-19-22-23---35-36)

Average: 20:22.40

4. 87 The Woodlands (5-15-16-20-31---40-42)

Average: 20:22.40



1. 18:18 Miranda Walker, 11, Southlake Carroll (#2 state 5A returner)

2. 18:30 Brooke Upshaw, 11, Southlake Carroll (#3 state 5A returner)

13. 19:57 Kirsten Brown, 10, Southlake Carroll

19. 20:38 Christina Ferber, 10, Southlake Carroll

22. 20:58 Kelsey Pardoe, 12, Southlake Carroll


4. 18:47 Danielle Selner, 11, Kingwood (#11 state 5A returner)

5. 18:49 Megan Munoz, 9, Kingwood

7. 19:04 Brenna Williamson, 12, Kingwood

9. 19:13 Elizabeth Alexander, 12, Kingwood

12. 19:55 Stefanie Hanselka, 11, Kingwood


8. 19:12 Lavenna Mullenbach, 12, Georgetown (#15 state 5A returner)

11. 19:51 Sarah Greer, 11, Georgetown

20. 20:43 Alicia Jenkins, Georgetown

23. 21:02 Brittany Kennard, 11, Georgetown

24. 21:04 Jackie Jarvis, Georgetown


6. 18:56 Cheryl Spring, 11, The Woodlands (#6 state 5A returner)

16. 20:23 Adrienne DiRaddo, 10, The Woodlands

17. 20:28 Nevena Wengler, 9, The Woodlands

21. 20:44 Caroline Light, 9, The Woodlands

33. 21:29 Pippa Ainsworth, 10, The Woodlands


SO#2 Highland Park TX won the McKinney Invite 54-75 over SO#8 Marcus Flower Mound TX. Top five averaged 19:40 for 5K. Scheduled to run the Arlington Martin Invite this weekend.

SO#3 US#21 Carroll Southlake TX was 2nd by a score of 32-54 to SO#1 Kingwood TX at the Texas A&M Invite. Carroll jr Miranda Walker pulled away from teammate jr Brooke Upshaw in the last mile to win the individual crown. Running at the Nike South Invite on Saturday.

SO#4 Marcus Flower Mound TX placed 2nd to SO#2 Highland Park at the McKinney Invite. They will be at the Nike South meet next.

SO#5 Cedar Park TX was off this week. Will be at the Nike South meet this week.

SO#6 Tupelo MS won the Saltillo Invite finishing three points shy of a perfect score with 18 points against Mississippi 4A powers Saltillo (second with 53 points) and Pontotoc (third with 74 points). Tupelo soph Emily Crow won the girl’s 4K race with a time of 15:48. At the Mississippi State Invite this Saturday.

Saltillo Invite


1. 15:48 Emily Crow,10

2. 15:54 Claire Corban, 10

3. 16:32 Caitlin Marlin, 9

5. 16:59 Mary Page Billingsley, 9

7. 17:12 Natalie Holland, 10

SO#7 The Woodlands TX was 4th at the Texas A&M Invite behind SO#1 Kingwood, SO#3 Carroll Southlake and unranked Georgetown. The Woodlands ran without recent #2 soph Hilary Andrews. They will be at the Nike South Invite this Saturday.

SO#8 Flower Mound TX did not run at McKinney as scheduled. Will be competing at Nike South this coming Saturday.

SO#9 Cinco Ranch Katy TX won the Spring Branch Invite. Their top 5 split was exactly 1 minute. At Nike South on Saturday.

Spring Branch Invite


1. 11:49 Nicole Jones, Westfield, 10 (defending state 5A champ)

2. 12:01 Nicole Peters, Langham Creek

3. 12:01 Tricia Stewart, Cinco Ranch

4. 12:18 Ali Keithan, Cinco Ranch

5. 12:46 Jackie Blanchard, Mayde Creek

6. 12:55 Rebecca Deitz, Cinco Ranch

8. 13:00 Alisson Whitt, Cinco Ranch

9. 13:01 Arrena Suobada, Cinco Ranch

10. 13:01 Rocky Tidwell, Cinco Ranch

SO#10 Rogers AR took the trophy at the Monette (MO) Invitational 46-55 over host Monette. Rogers top finisher on the 5K course was Rachel Conley in 21:31 followed by jr Danielle Cummins with 21:31 for 5th. Will be at the Talequah Invite in Oklahoma on Saturday.

Other Notables

Mustang OK won it’s home invite in a close one over Edmond Memorial.

Mustang Harrier Invite


1. 27 Mustang

2. 28 Edmond Memorial


1. 12:03 Danielle Zanotti, Mustang, 12, new course record

5. 13:03 Elizabeth Snyder, Mustang, 11





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