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Monett shines at Cassville

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Running away from the competition. Monett's Chris Renteria took second at the Cassville cross country meet on Monday. [Photo by Steve Morley]
McDonald County swept the team titles in both the varsity boys and varsity girls divisions of Monday's Cassville Invitational cross country meet. The Mustangs scored 42 to take the boys' crown while the Lady Mustangs tallied 49.

The Monett Cubs took third in the boys team race with 70 points. Cassville finished fifth (168), Southwest was sixth (178) and Wheaton placed 10th (217) in the 11-team field.

The Monett girls finished fourth with 83 points.

Ryan Beaver, of College Heights, held off Monett's Chris Renteria by a second -- 16:26 to 16:27 -- to win the most exciting race of the day. Savannah Beaver ran away with the varsity girls race in 20:11.

Renteria qualified for national elite status with his time.

Results for Barry County runners in the varsity boys race:

2. Chris Renteria, Monett, 16:27.

8. Cristian Sellars, Southwest, 17:34.

10. Michael Morley, Monett, 17:38.

12. Isaac Weber, Monett.

14. Jonah Ragsdale, Monett.

22. Connor Redmon, Cassville.

25. Jon Sherwood, Wheaton.

26. Taylor Dodson, Cassville.

28. James Pettit, Southwest.

29. Tyler Pendergraft, Wheaton.

30. AJ McCormick, Purdy.

32. Zach Miles, Southwest.

33. Edwin Perez, Monett.

39. Jordan Shore, Cassville.

40. Dalton Paynter, Monett.

45. Walker Perez, Cassville.

46. Aaron Morley, Monett.

47. Nathan Vitt, Cassville.

50. Ben Makela, Cassville.

52. Drew Williams, Purdy.

54. Kyle Miller, Southwest.

57. Justin Yeary, Wheaton.

59. Lucas Ridenhour, Purdy.

61. Matt Hickman, Wheaton.

62. Chase Cantwell, Wheaton.

64. Tyler Musick, Wheaton.

66. David Hasten, Wheaton.

67. TJ Matthews, Cassville.

72. Devan Keeler, Purdy.

73. Jake Shrum, Southwest.

Results for Barry County runners in the varsity girls race:

5. Madeleine Weber, Monett, 21:31.

7. Deborah Kern, Cassville, 22:10.

21. Sophie Fulton, Monett.

22. Brittany Harmon, Wheaton.

23. Breanna Brattin, Wheaton.

26. Chase Burns, Wheaton.

28. Brittany Schultz, Monett.

29. Reba Dupont, Cassville.

32. Emma Shupbach, Monett.

34. Brittany Miles, Southwest.

38. Lupe Renteria, Monett.



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