HomeLocal SportsWest Liberty Runners Race SaturdayWest Liberty Runners Race SaturdayMon, October 2, 2023 by April KingSHARE NOW The West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team earned a spot in Saturday’s Centerville Saturday Night Light’s Championship Race placing 11th in the 28-team field that included some of the best teams in the country.Ann Arbor Pioneer won the race followed by Hillard Davidson.Big Orange Placers:Malia Miller 43rd 19:27.74Breece Gullett 53rd 19:44.70Ashley Yoder 76th 20:16.90Addison McAuley 78th 20:19.09Gwen McCullough 113th 20:55.28Mallory Bostick 117th 20:59.61Claire Longshore 152nd 21:41.48Lily Smith 190th 22:50.85In the White Division Race, the Big Orange placed 5th out of 20 teams.Big Orange Placers:Hattie Jacobs 4th 21:25.52Mariska Smith 14th 22:27.52Emma Smith 24th 22:59.60Mylee Dooley 58th 23:54.19Chloe Griffith 70th 24:09.89Celia Fernandez 108th 25:19.65Isabella Hughes 116th 25:48.73West Liberty-Salem currently ranked #2 in the latest OATCCC Coaches Poll, will look to defend its Ohio Heritage Conference title on Saturday, October 14th at Cedarville University.West Liberty-Salem boys Cross country team, #2 in this week’s OATCCC D3 State Poll finished 10th in the Championship Race at Centerville SNL Race.West Liberty-Salem finished behind only State-ranked D1 teams from Ohio and Kentucky.Jr. Asher Knox 39th 16:32.9 PRSo. Dylan King 66th 17:01.9So. Caleb Larson 72nd 17:10.1Jr. Troy Bradley 78th 17:16.6So. Garrett Wallen 90th 17:25.5Jr. Quentin Rudolph 99th 17:37.1So. Brevin Louden 108th 17:49.3So. Taryn Bradley 139th 18:12.6West Liberty-Salem JV finished 13th in the White Division RaceFr. Zac Carter 35th 19:17.7Sr. Mason Barger 37th 19:30.8Fr. Tanner Myers 84th 20:34.5 PRSr. Maxwell McCombs 105th 21:08.2So. Levi Miller 173rd 24:04.9 PRNext Race: OHC Championship Saturday, Oct 14th at 9 AM Cedarville University.