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CUMBERLAND Hampshire’s Hannah Lipps, who has signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent to continue her education and her cross country career at West Virginia University, and Southern’s , both finally seniors in the eyes of their area competitors, both captured their third straight Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference cross country individual championships Oct. 5 during the AMAC Meet at Allegany College of Maryland and, for the third year in a row, head the 2017 All Area Cross Country team.
The top 10 finishers in the boys and girls meets earn All AMAC and All Area status for the season, with 10 runners six boys and four girls repeating from last year’s team: Lipps, Abby Beeman and of Frankfort, and Hampshire’s Catherine Wiley for the girls, and Southern’s Horner and Ryan Hebb, Frankfort’s Derek Alt, Hampshire’s Bryson Dolly and Southern’s and .
Lipps, the 2016 West Virginia Class AAA state champion and the West Virginia Region II Class AAA champion and third place state finisher this year, won the AMAC title on the girls side, covering the 5,
000 meters in 19:03, while Horner, the second place state finisher in 2016, took the boys title in 16:59.
Hampshire took the girls team title easily with 25, followed by Northern with 55, Frankfort with 82, Southern with 118, Allegany 134, Fort Hill 162, Mountain Ridge 182 and Bishop Walsh 194.
Southern, too, ran away with the boys title at just 19 points, with Hampshire coming in at 69 for second place. Frankfort was third at 89, followed by Northern at 97 and Allegany at 116.
Keyser at 200, Fort Hill 213, Mountain Ridge 229 and Bishop Walsh 237 rounded out the team scoring.
Following Lipps for second place in the girls meet was her teammate Jayden Judy,
just a freshman, who was voted Performer of the Meet, at 20:47. Frankfort’s was third at 21:01, Northern’s fourth at 21:08 and Southern’s freshman Brooke Davis fifth at 21:19.
Rounding out the girls top 10 were Hampshire’s , sixth, in 21:28, Hampshire’s Cathy Wiley seventh for the second straight year at 21:40, Frankfort’s Abby Beeman eighth at 21:45, Hampshire’s ninth at 21:45 and Northern’s Bailee Upole 10th at 22:11.
Southern’s Ryan Hebb finished second in the boys race for the second straight year, this year in 17:00, just a second off Horner’s first place time, while Southern’s , who finished ninth last year, was third in 17:16. Hampshire’s Bryson Dolly, who was fifth last year, was fourth in 17:21 and Northern’s Dylan McCann fifth in 17:27.
Completing the boys team are Southern’s ,
17:31, sixth for the second straight year; Southern’s Drew Helbig, 17:34; Southern freshman Josiah Hebb, 17:38; Frankfort’s Derek Alt, 17:39 and Allegany’s Ben Fiscus, 17:41.
The Southern boys made Area meet history by placing all seven varsity runners in the top 10, with all seven standing on the podium to receive their All AMAC awards. For Southern, it was the fourth AMAC title and sixth overall Area title.
One one of the greatest cross country careers in Area history belongs to Hampshire’s Hannah Lipps, who won her third straight AMAC championship this fall on her way to the West Virginia Class AAA Region II title and a third place finish in the State Championships.
Last season asa junior Lipps ran away from the field to win the Class AAA girls cross country state championship at Cabell Midland High School and helped the Hampshire team to a sixth place finish. She won with a time of 19:07.5 and had a margin of victory of nearly 20 seconds over runner up Brooke Franklin of University, who finished in 19:26.2.
The week prior to that, Lipps won the West Virginia Region II title with a time of 20:09.8.
Lipps won every race she entered her junior year with the exception of one, the University High Meet in which she finished second.
Lipps finished third in the state as a sophomore, and set her personal record in the 5,
000 meters as a freshman at 18:29.0.
This season in her senior year, she finished first in four races, including the AMAC and the Region Championships (19:24.0), before turning in her personal record 18:22.4 in the 5,000 meters to place third in the State Meet.
Freshman Jayden Judy gave the area running community a good look at the next wave of Hampshire cross country, turning in hertop two performances in two of the biggest meets of the year.
Judy set her personal record 5,000 of 20:47 with her second place finish in the AMAC, then two weeks later finished second in the West Virginia Class AAA Region II Championships in 22:07. She was medalist in the Northampton Invitational (23rd PR 20:09), the Forest Festival (sixth), the UniontownInvitational (12th) and the Progressive Physical Therapy Invitational(seventh).
Strietbeckis champion of the Frankfort Invitational, three time All PVC, finishing second this year; two time All AMAC and All Region, finishing eighth. Sheplaced at every Frankfort meet and finished 30th in 21:10.4 at a very muddy and competitive West Virginia AA State Meet.
“Corinna is a fantastic leader,” said Coach Woody Snoberger. “She is a really hard worker, both on the course as well as in the classroom. She is a fantastic example for our younger student athletes to follow.
“She is a very smart racerand she ran a smart race at AMAC. She did not get caught up in the really fast start and moved her way up through the field as the race went on to finishthird overall. Corinna is one of the strongest runners I have had in a long time the longer the race goes the better she gets. She seems to get faster and faster as she gets further into the race.”Northern’s won four meets this year for Northern the Mountain Ridge Invitational,
the SSMAC Championships, the Pumpkin Run and the Husky Pride Classic. She was runner up at the Broadford Invitational and placed fourth in the AMAC.