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Jordan, Cantrell Qualify For Class 2A State


Congratulations to the Magoffin County High School Cross Country team for their outstanding performance at the KHSAA Regional Championships held in Powell County on Saturday.  The girls’ team, Makenna Jordan, Alison Cantrell, Jaydnn Cole, Haylee Boettner, and Jaylynn Lafferty, placed fifth place overall.  Competing on the boys’ team were Alex Hibbens, Teddy Spradlin, Tarren Hunley and Eli Howard. 

Congratulations to Makenna Jordan and Alison Cantrell who placed top five as individual qualifiers and will be competing at the state championships on Saturday at the Ky Horse Park in Lexington.  

Photos from Tonya Ward

SALYERSVILLE - Magoffin County runners Makenna Jordan and Alison Cantrell have qualified for the Class 2A Girls' Cross Country State Meet. 

Jordan and Cantrell advanced to the Class 2A Girls' Cross Country State Meet after competing in the Region 7 Meet in Stanton on Saturday, Oct. 26. Combining to lead Magoffin County in the Class 2A, Region 7 Meet, Jordan and Cantrell placed 16th and 20th, respectively. 

Jordan finished the Class 2A, Region 7 Girls' 5,000 Meter Run in 28:47.42. Placing within the Top 20 in the Class 2A, Region 7 Meet, Cantrell finished the event in 30:12.96.

Both Jordan and Cantrell will compete in the Class 2A Girls' Cross Country State Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday, Nov. 2. 

Magoffin County's complete individual results from the Powell County-hosted Class 2A, Region 7 Meet follow.

Girls' 5,000 Meter Run: 16. Makenna Jordan, 28:47.42; 20. Alison Cantrell, 30:12.96; 30. Haylee Boettner, 40:31.96; 31. Jadynn Cole, 41:11.04; 32. Jaylynn Lafferty, 44:38.61.

Boys' 5,000 Meter Run: 27. Alex Hibbens, 25:40.00; 31. Teddy Spradlin, 30:34.00; 32. Tarren Hunley, 31:19.20; 33. Eli Howard, 31:21.10.



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