Beallsville’s Sidney VanHorn, left, and River’s Mekayla Dye, right, run through the course Saturday, Oct. 7 during the OVAC Championships at Meadowbrook High School.

Area runners compete at OVAC championships

River sophomore Olivia Beard had the best finish among area runners at the Cal Pokas Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 7 at Meadowbrook High School.

Beard finished 26th overall out of 184 runners in 20:30.

Beard’s efforts helped River finish 18th as a team out of 21 teams and fourth in Class 2A with 459 points.

Also for River, Juliana Taylor was 123rd (25:24), Katlyn Dotterer 140th (26:04), Sofie Myers 142nd (26:13), Adrianna Karpacs-Brown 149th (27:00), Mekayla Dye 172nd (30:15) and Jenna Tucker 180th (31:27).

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