2016 PREVIEW: Wilmington HS cross country


The Wilmington High School boys and girls cross country teams, from left to right, front row, Sarah Wright, Jessica Angst, Mary Putman, Alison Dooley, Tristin Vail, Hailey Fugate, Heather Fryman, Kerrigan Tofte; middle row, Nicademus Hayward, Garrett Regan, Bayden Stephens, Simon Heys, Drew Spendlove, Troy Oates, Zach Bradshaw; back row, coach Brad Heys, Cameron Combs, Sam Eastes, Aiden Hester, Calvin Walls, Tyler Parks, Jackson Tofte, Tyler Hebb, Izaia Billingsley, coach Eileen Grosse.


Kim Law | MudPie Photos

RECORD IN 2015

Boys: 98-55, 1st in SCOL, 11th at district meet

Girls: 79-66, 2nd in SCOL, 14th at district meet

HEAD COACH

Eileen Grosse, 30 years, and Brad Heys, 9 years

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

Boys: 7

Girls: 6

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Boys: Simon Heys, All-SCOL, regional qualifier; Bayden Stephens, Ian Holmes, Tyler Hebb, Ricky Dungan, Drew Spendlove, Nic Hayward

Girls: Tristin Vail, 6th in SCOL; Ali Dooley, 9th in SCOL; Hailey Fugate, Mary Putman, Sarah Wright, Jessica Angst

KEY NEWCOMERS

Boys: Tyler Parks, 9; Calvin Walls, 9; Sam Eastes, 9; Cameron Combs, 9; Aiden Hester, 9; Izaia Billingsley, 9

Girls: Brianna Gilbert, returns from soccer; Heather Fryman, doubling with golf; Kerrigan Tofte; Sydney Ilg, doubling with tennis; Kathryn Yurek

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Boys: Allister Brausch, Ty Snarr, Austin Carey, Bryant Bergefurd, Carter Nichols

Girls: Lori Hensley, Jordan Snarr (to soccer full-time)

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

Our hard work and dedication to summer conditioning

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE

Our cardio-vascular endurance

TEAM TO BEAT IN YOUR LEAGUE

Boys: Wilmington

Girls: Washington

SCHEDULE

Aug 22 @Monroe Inv 430 pm ROB 530 pm HS; Aug 27 Finishtiming.com Inv @WC 9 am HS 1045 am ROB

Sept 3 Miamisburg Inv @Medlar Elem 9 am HS 1030 am ROB; Sept 13 Wilmington Invitational @WHS 430 pm ROB 545 pm HS; Sept 17 Friendship Inv @Cedarville Univ 1050 am HS 120 pm ROB; Sept 20 Franklin Inv @Franklin Community Park 430 pm; Sept 24 Centerville Saturday Night Lights TBA; Sept 28 @Blanchester Inv 430 ROB, 530 HS

Oct 1 @Buck Creek Inv 930 HS boys, 1015 ROB boys, 1045 HS girls. 1130 ROB girls; Oct 4 @Goshen Inv ROB only 430

ROSTER

Boys: Nic Hayward, 12; Tyler Hebb, 12; Bayden Stephens, 12; Zach Bradshaw, 11; Ian Holmes, 11; Troy Oates, 11; Garrett Regan, 11; Drew Spendlove, 11; Jackson Tofte, 11; Ricky Dungan, 10; Jonathon Fender, 10; Simon Heys, 10; Izaia Billingsley, 9; Cameron Combs, 9; Sam Eastes, 9; Aiden Hester, 9; Tyler Parks, 9; Calvin Walls, 9

Girls: Jessica Angst, 12; Ali Dooley, 12; Brianna Gilbert, 12; Sydney Ilg, 12; Mary Putman, 12; Heather Fryman, 11; Tristin Vail, 11, Sarah Wright, 11; Hailey Fugate, 10; Kerrigan Tofte, 10; Kathryn Yurek, 10.

The Wilmington High School boys and girls cross country teams, from left to right, front row, Sarah Wright, Jessica Angst, Mary Putman, Alison Dooley, Tristin Vail, Hailey Fugate, Heather Fryman, Kerrigan Tofte; middle row, Nicademus Hayward, Garrett Regan, Bayden Stephens, Simon Heys, Drew Spendlove, Troy Oates, Zach Bradshaw; back row, coach Brad Heys, Cameron Combs, Sam Eastes, Aiden Hester, Calvin Walls, Tyler Parks, Jackson Tofte, Tyler Hebb, Izaia Billingsley, coach Eileen Grosse.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_CC_whsteam.jpgThe Wilmington High School boys and girls cross country teams, from left to right, front row, Sarah Wright, Jessica Angst, Mary Putman, Alison Dooley, Tristin Vail, Hailey Fugate, Heather Fryman, Kerrigan Tofte; middle row, Nicademus Hayward, Garrett Regan, Bayden Stephens, Simon Heys, Drew Spendlove, Troy Oates, Zach Bradshaw; back row, coach Brad Heys, Cameron Combs, Sam Eastes, Aiden Hester, Calvin Walls, Tyler Parks, Jackson Tofte, Tyler Hebb, Izaia Billingsley, coach Eileen Grosse. Kim Law | MudPie Photos

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports

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