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September 22, 2019
 

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Wells paces Ada harriers at Spencerville

Seth Swaney with a 21:43 times comes in second for Ada

By Cort Reynolds
SPENCERVILLE - The Ada cross country team competed at the 43rd annual Spencerville Bearcat Invitational Saturday.

The Bulldog boys came in 13th out of 15 teams as Botkins won the title with 38 points. Ada scored 357 points to finish ahead of Ansonia (372) and Sidney-Lehman Catholic (388).

Ada finishes and times:
79th Hunter Wells 21:07
89th Seth Swaney 21:43
121st Connor Daugherty 23:44
127th Keegan Giddens 24:03
128th Xander Wells: 24:05
138th Robby Waters: 24:44

"Seth, Keegan and Xander all dropped time from last meet," said Ada head coach Josh Klein.

Sophomore Brady Yingst of Perry won the 157-runner boys Red Division race in a time of 16:48.1. Shawnee won the bigger school Black Division team crown.

Red Division team results:
1 Botkins 38 points
2 Covington 74
3 Houston 78
4 Jackson Center 121  
5 Ottoville 158
6 Antwerp 181  
7 Waynesfield-Goshen 195  
8 St. Henry 204  
9 New Knoxville 260
10 Wayne Trace 294
11 Lima Central Catholic 316  
12 Bradford 335
13 Ada 357  Total time: 1:54:43.70  Ada average time: 22:56.74
14 Ansonia 372
15 Sidney-Lehman Catholic 388

Ada runs next in the Riverdale Invitational Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m.  

"Senior Hunter Wells set his personal-record of 19:51 at Riverdale last year," noted Klein.

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