The Versailles Republican Sports
September 6, 2007

'07 Ripley County Cross Country Top Ten finalists

Gary Franklin - Sports Editor
The annual running of the Ripley County High School Cross Country Meet held at Batesville on Thursday, August 30, resulted in the Batesville Lady Bulldogs and the Batesville boys' teams both taking the team competition first place trophies.
However, top ten runners of the event found Ben Montgomery of the South Ripley Raider team the fastest runner in the boys' event, finishing the course in 17:59 Montgomery was the only runner to take the course in under 18 minutes.
Lady Eagle runner Samantha White greatly improved her running time from the Rushville XC Invitational to capture the second place spot in the girls' event, finishing the race in 21:35, just 17 seconds behind the Lady Bulldog first place winner.

'07 Ripley County Girls' Top Ten
Pictured above, front, from left are: Batesville Lady Bulldog - Ashley Maupin (1), Jac-Cen-Del Lady Eagle - Samantha White (2), and Amber Hountz (3). Not pictured are Batesville Lady Bulldogs - Rebeca Lehfeldt (4) and Alexandra Lake (5). Standing from left are: Milan Lady Indian - Katie Dickey (10), Batesville Lady Bulldog - Brittany Brewer (9), Batesville Lady Bulldog - Devin Moorman (8) and South Ripley Lady Raider - Jenifer Patrick (6). Not pictured: South Ripley Lady Raider - Melanie Berry (7).


'07 Ripley County Boys' Top Ten
Pictured above, front, from left are: South Ripley Raider - Ben Montgomery (1), Batesville Bulldog -Jonathan Krekeler (2), Milan Indian - Josh Dickey (3), South Ripley Raider - Zack Grossman (4) and Batesville Bulldog - Tyler Giesting (5). Back Row from left are: Batesville Bulldog Cody Cavinee (10), Batesville Bulldog - Jarrod Lowery (9), Batesville Bulldog - Chris Giesting (8) and South Ripley Raider - Andy Miller (6). Not pictured: Batesville Bulldog - Collin Koury (7).