On Wednesday afternoon at Dees Memorial Park, Goldsboro placed five runners among the top 15 in the boys’ portion of a Neuse Six 2A Conference meet race and finished first in the team standings.
The Cougars’ Jay Bass was the top male runner with a time of 18 minutes, 25 seconds. Bass’ teammates Jacob Mousseau (23:07), Ayobami Ajagbe (23:24), Alex Burno (23:42) and Joshua Lawhorn (24:48) placed fourth, sixth, eighth and 13th, respectively.
Spring Creek’s Dustin Wise (20:45) finished in third. Jacob Lynch wound up in seventh, while Axel Mezamorales completed the course in 24, minutes, 29 seconds.
On the girls’ side, Princeton’s Abby Capps was second with a time of 24 minutes, 48 seconds. Kensley Botkin (24:55) came in third, while Maggie Purvish (26:43) finished in fifth. Abby Avbean and Trinity Camacho wound up in 13th and 14th, respectively. The Bulldogs won the girls’ portion of the meet.
Goldsboro’s Carly Court was first overall, while Katie Wagner placed fourth with a time of 25:38. Karen Compean-Throm, Saniya Garner and Youdelle Bastien finished in 11th, 16th and 17th, respectively.