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Arkansas/Oklahoma Cross Country All-Stars Meet

Easy win for OK boys, led by Mustang's Kevin Schwab 15:04.81 - OK girls battle for their win (83-88), led by Tulsa Union's Sara Vaughn 18:30.97

Saturday morning, 11/18/2006 Agri Park, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR

from Bob Kelly, ArkansasTrackStats.com

Boys - Girls

Weather: sunny, brisk with temps in high 40s, slight breeze
Course: 5K, mostly flat on grass

(Note: Each state fields a team of 25 boys and 25 girls and the team
score is based on the Top 9 from each team. Arkansas has seven
classifications with Class 7A for the largest 16 schools; Oklahoma has
five classifications with Class 5A being for the largest schools).


Kevin Schwab (5A Mustang, OK) took his third All-Stars title in as many
years to lead the Sooner State past the Natural State by 63-130 on a
gorgeous morning for a cross country race. Schwab blistered the 5k
course in 15:04.81 with a 4:40 first mile. Arkansas was led by Josh
Brewer (6A Lake Hamilton) in 2nd at a state leading 15:44.29 while
Johnny Purvis (1A Jasper) ran a strong race for 3rd at 15:56.76. Top
Boys were:

1. Kevin Schwab, 5A Mustang, OK, 15:04.81
2. Josh Brewer, 6A Lake Hamilton, AR, 15:44.29
3. Johnny Purvis, 1A Jasper, AR, 15:56.76
4. Jaime Villa, 5A Moore, OK, 16:01.61
5. Andres Gonzalez, 5A Edmond Memorial, OK, 16:04.95
6. Joel Dutton, 5A Enid, OK, 16:06.90

Average times for Top 9: OK 16:02.03; AR 16:20.48


Sara Vaughn (5A Tulsa Union, OK) led the entire way for the individual
title in 18:30.97 to lead the Oklahomans to a narrow 83-88 win over
their Arkansas neighbors. This was the first time for this event to
cover 5K for girls as Oklahoma normally runs 3200m. Tess Lackey (2A
Plainview, OK) slipped into 2nd just ahead of Erika Setzler (7A Conway,
AR) who outlasted Jori Davis (3A Piedmont, OK) down the stretch. Top
Girls were:

1. Sara Vaughn, 5A Tulsa Union, OK, 18:30.97
2. Tess Lackey, 2A Plainview, OK, 18:41.44
3. Erika Setzler, 7A Conway, AR, 18:45.11
4. Jori Davis, 3A Piedmont, OK, 18:46.24
5. Margaux Isaksen, 7A Fayetteville, AR, 18:54.29
6. Ashley Miess, 5A Pulaski Academy, 18:58.63

Average times for Top 9: OK 19:13.50; AR 19:17.12

Submitted by Bob Kelly, www.ArkansasTrackStats.com

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