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Cross-country: Lee Williams boys triumph at Tiger Invitational in Kingman

The Lee Williams High School boys cross-country team won the Tiger Invitational at the Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Hualapai Campus on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Agata Popeda/Kingman Miner)

The Lee Williams High School boys cross-country team won the Tiger Invitational at the Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Hualapai Campus on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Agata Popeda/Kingman Miner)

KINGMAN – The Lee Williams High School boys cross-country team placed six runners in the top 10 to win the team competition at the Kingman Academy Tiger Invitational on the KRMC Hualapai Campus on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Lee Williams was first with 25 points, followed by Lake Havasu (39) and Kingman (74).

Lee Williams junior Elijah Davis won the 5,000-meter race in 17:36.31, just two seconds faster than runner-up Joshua Lumpkin of Lake Havasu.

Lee Williams’ freshman Wyatt Pickering was third in 17:47.09, as the trio ran away from the field.

Other Volunteers to finish in the top 10 were senior Cade Cantrell (6th, 19:39.43), sophomore William Chmiel (8th, 19:43.59), junior Jonathan Allred (9th, 19:44.12) and junior Jacob Peterson (10th, 19:57.51).

Kingman High School sophomore Dominic Munoz also cracked the top 10, finishing fifth in 19:11.90.

Other finishers for Lee Williams were freshman Tyler Allred (19th, 21:49.47), junior Payton Wayman (20th, 22:45.95) and freshman Redd Peterson (33rd, 26:49.62).

Other finishers for Kingman were sophomore Jacob Hamblen (17th, 21:31.33), junior Manual Gordian (26th, 24:00.31), freshman Ethan Najera (27th, 25:01.77), senior Jason Marquez (29th, 25:23.87), senior Xavier Rodriguez (32nd, 26:40.40) and freshman Lorenzo Hernandez (34th, 27:28.03).

Kingman Academy’s only competitor, sophomore Tyler Davison, finished 23rd in 23:17.87.

In the girls 5,000-meter race Lee Williams freshman Katalina Robinson breezed to the win in 23:15.87, nearly 20 seconds ahead of runner-up Alyssa Musselman of Lake Havasu.

Lee Williams junior Rachel Strong was fifth in 25:18.93, while teammate Camber Robles, a senior, crossed in sixth place in 15:30.21.

Kingman Academy placed two runners in the top 10. Sophomore Sara Bredenkamp was ninth in 27:28.88 and junior Kaelene Alleman was tenth in 28:03.99. Freshman Emily Smith of Kingman Academy finished 16th in 32:25.05.

For Kingman High School, junior Lily Smith cracked the top 10 with an eighth-place finish in 26:11.29, while senior Byonca Calkins was 17th in 32:35.73.

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