Cape Fear Flyers Cross Country Team hold End of Season Party

Cape Fear Flyers Cross Country Team hold End of Season Party

By / Local Sports / Wednesday, 14 December 2016 05:00

Athletes Compete in the 2016 William Craig 5k at Legion Stadium and Another Athlete Competed in the USATF National Meet in Alabama

Last week the Cape Fear Flyers held their 2016 end of year Cross Country Party. After a pizza feast each coach individually recognized athletes for their season accomplishments. 2016 “Board Award” winners are as follows: Dylan Zuege, Trey Medlin, Riley Perdue, David Henriquez and Zach Knott as being recognized for overall attitude and athleticism.
The Cape Fear Flyers is a non-profit organization that offers Junior Olympic Cross Country and Track & Field at an affordable rate to ensure that children from all socioeconomic groups have the opportunity to experience the lifetime benefits of the sport.
Other News the Athletes were also competing this weekend in 2 different locations. 13-14 Age Division National Qualifier Owen Thorndike traveled to Alabama to compete in the 2016 USA Cross Country National Meet. Owen finished 191st out of 429 Athletes with a new personal record in the 4K and Cape Fear Flyer Club record time of 14:17. The rest of the team  including some of the coaches competed in the 2016 William Craig 5K held at Legion Stadium. The Flyers ranging in ages 7 to 18 didn’t let the 20-degree temps slow them down.
Coach Clint Henry led the race winning with a time of 18:26, followed by Coach Greg ZInner in 3rd Place with a 18:49. Zachary Knott was 4th overall and 1st Place in the 13-14 Age Division. Brennan Pierce was 3rd 20:42 in the same age division and Cian Perry was 4th 20:45, Evan Acome was 8th with a 22:44, Joey Langhorst was 9th 24:18. In the female 15-19 Age Division Riley Perdue was 3rd 27:14, Tanya Ortega was 4th 27:19. In the 11-12 Girls Age Division Ava Toppin won with a 23:20. In the 11-12 Boys Age Division Isaiah Perry won with a 21:19, followed by teammate Jack Perdue in 2nd 23:42. In the 9-10 Girls Age Division Maris Toppin won this age division by 4 minutes with a 23:18. In the 9-10 Boys Age Division Jackson Hughes was 2nd Place with a 22:51 and Trey Medlin was 17th with a 27:30. In the 7-8 Boys and Girls Age Division the Flyers sweep the podium. In the Girls Eva Lily Perry won with a 26:51, followed closely by teammate Mia Medlin with a 26:52, and Danner Harrison was 27:14 (A very Nice Pack). Reese Ingram was 9th with a 31:53. In the Boys Sawyer Harrison was 26th Overall and 1st in the Age Division with a 22:53, teammate Maddox Ross was 2nd with a 24:34, and Porter Harrision was 3rd with a 25:55.
The Flyers may be seen in some road races between now and track season so watch out for them at the local races. To donate to this Non-Profit organization please Contact Terry Acome at (910)297-4347.

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