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Local youth runners, archers earn honors over the past weekend

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 LOUISVILLE - Several local runners did well in the Rodes City Run 10K.

The 6.2-mile event - the second in the Triple Crown series - saw several local runners of all ages finish among the top in their age groups.

For the youngsters, John Barbagallo of Mount Washington was second in the 14 and under division with a time of 38 minutes, 50 seconds.

In the 15-19 age group, Michael Montgomery, also of Mount Washington, placed third with a time of 38:41.

For the young ladies, Caroline Collins of Shepherdsville won the 14 and under division with 45:41.

And Sierra Poppell of Shepherdsville won the 15-19 division in 42:06.

All four of the youth runners are part of the Bullitt East track and cross-country programs.

Archery winners

Eastside Middle hosted an invitational archery event over the past weekend.

Eight elementary, 13 middle and 12 high schools participated. A total of 808 archers competed.

In the elementary division, Cedar Grove kept the first-place trophy in the county with a score of 2,951.

Eastside took the top two places with scores of 3,260 and 3,180.

And Bullitt East won the high school division by 98 points, with a 3,368.

Individually, Savannah Thompson of Cedar Grove took top honors with a 269. Anna Crawley of Nichols Elementary was third for the girls’ division with a 265.

For the elementary boys, Cedar Grove’s Dylan Peck was first with a 272.

For the middle school girls, Jaque Morsey of Eastside was first with a 278, followed by Eastside teammate Megan Baer with a second-place mark of 278.

For middle school boys, Kody Duerk of Eastside placed first with a mark of 283. Carter Alvey, of Eastside, was third with a 379.

In the high school division, Grace Wibbels of Bullitt East won first place with a score of 289. She was followed by teammate Marissa Eschman with a score of 288, Jade Harris of Bullitt East with a 280.

Dylan Gensheimer of Bullitt East won the boy’s division with a score of 293.