WEST ALEXANDRIA - The Covington boys and girls track teams had a big weekend at the 2015 Cross County Conference Championship as the boys finished second as a team and the girls took third.
For the boys, the Buccaneers claimed five event titles with Ben Miller winning the 110 (15.05) and 300 (41.53) meter hurdles and then teaming with Ethan Herron, Shane Straw and Brandon Magee to win the 4x100 meter relay in the time of 45.82. Alex Schilling won the 1600 meter run (4:35.79) and Nathan Dunn cruised to a win in the 3200 meter run (10:06.15).
The girls also claimed championships in five events as Carly Shell won the 1600 (5:23.70), Anna Dunn won the 3200 (12:08.99) and the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams won titles.
The 4x400 relay team of Shae Robinson, Heidi Cron, Victoria Lyle and Breanna Kimmel set a new meet record with a time of 4:15.27, a record that stood since 1984.
The 4x100 relay team of Robinson, Cron, Kailyn Pond and Kimmel won in the time of 52.29, while the 4x200 relay team of Robinson, Cron, Lyle and Kimmel won in the time of 1:50.47.
GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS (Top Five):
1. Twin Valley South - 113
2. Miami East - 104
3. Covington - 84
4. Franklin Monroe - 70.50
5. Ansonia - 63.50
BOYS TEAM STANDINGS (Top Five):
1. Twin Valley South - 142.50
2. Covington - 133
3. Miami East - 104
4. Tri-County North - 62
5. Ansonia - 57