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6A gold for SA Central Catholic boys 51, Nolan Catholic girls 45, Joey D'Eramo 16:00, Katherine Devlin 12:12

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 at Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX

Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools

  • Boys: 5000 meters
  • Girls: 3200 meters


RESULTS: - 6A -- 5A -- 4A -

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  • San Antonio Central Catholic boys scored 51 for the team title, ahead of Nolan Catholic with 78.
  • St Pius X sr Joey D’Eramo clocked 16:00.0 for individual honors, matching his 2006 win, followed by Austin St Michael soph Dennis Hodapp in 16:32.9.

    Joey D'Eramo (picture from an earlier meet)

    photo courtesy Rhonda D'Eramo
  • Nolan Catholic girls struck gold with 45 points (3-6-8-10-18) and a 12:54 average, while defending champ Ursuline earned silver with 57 and St Agnes took the bronze with 81.
  • Ursuline sr Katherine Devlin broke the tape in 12:12.2, moving up from 4th place last year. Ursuline sr Natalie Crain, a newcomer to cross country, but a 3-time winner of TAPPS track 400 meter title, was just a few ticks back at 12:12.9, with Nolan Catholic sr Allison Flood 3rd in 12:26.1.

    Katherine Devlin and Natalie Crain, 1-2

    photo courtesy Michael Devlin

  • Corpus Christi Incarnate Word boys and San Antonio St Anthony were 1-2 again this year, scoring 75 and 110 respectively.
  • Dallas First Baptist jr Micah Dettmer led the field in 16:37.3, with San Antonio Christian soph Peter Martin his nearest pursuer in 16:42.2.
  • Awty International girls, the 2006 runner-up, had 4 in the top 10 on its way to the team trophy with 39 points, followed by San Antonio Christian with 102 and Gorman with 136.
  • Gorman sr Mia Behm successfully defended her title, zipping around the course in 12:05.2. Awty sr Sophie Peters took 2nd in 12:19.7.

  • Ovilla Christian boys tallied 67 for the team title, followed by Grapevine Faith with 78, the same places they finished in 2006.
  • Grapevine Faith sr Austin Bracy, last year’s bronze medalist and the top returnee, crossed the finish line in 17:33.4, ahead of teammate Andrew Hale in 17:39.4 and Ovilla Christian’s Kevin Frost 17:40.6 to round out the top three.
  • Ovilla Christian girls also took home gold as they had last year, scoring 41 (1-4-7-12-17) to finish ahead of Austin Regents with 52 and Reicher Catholic with 75.
  • Ovila Christian jr Ginny Murphy outran the competition, clocking 13:06.3, followed by Austin Regents sr Taylor Hale in 13:19.2.

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