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Kimbrough-French wins first individual title at Ottawa cross-country dual

August 31, 2012, 10:43 a.m.

Updated: September 6, 2012, 12:00 a.m.

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Bonner Springs’ T.J. Kimbrough-French won the individual boys race at the Ottawa dual cross-country race as the Braves endured 95-degree temps along one of the state’s hilliest courses.

Kimbrough-French ran an 11:50 to clinch his first individual victory behind what coach Robert Marriott said was a strong second-mile leg. Teammates Joe Casteel (eighth, 13:32), Zach Quigley (ninth, 14:30) and Tre Scott (10th, 14:33) rounded out the boys top 10.

Citlally Alvarado led the girls team with a seventh-place finish after her 16:38 run. She was followed by Kennedy Bacon in 10th place at 16:52. Marriott said Alvarado did a great job of taking over the Braves’ top spot after Mandy Ballou fell just before the mile. Ballou went on to place 14th with an 18:40 finish.

Ottawa won both team titles. The Braves return to competition at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the Bishop Miege Invitational.

Complete boys results:

TJ Kimbrough-French, first, 11:50

Joe Casteel, eighth, 13:32

Zach Quigley, ninth, 14:30

Tre Scott, 10th, 14:33

Jake Wenzel, 11th, 14:45

Thomas Hook, 13th, 15:29

Bobby Crowley, 14th, 15:33

Fernando Arzabala, 15th, 15:35

Peter Jenkins, 17th, 16:25

Dennis McDaniel, 19th, 17:30

Aaron Lewis, 20th, 17:32

Complete girls results:

Citlally Alvarado, seventh, 16:38

Kennedy Bacon, 10th, 16:52

Tessa Newberry, 11th, 17:04

Lilly Eickhoff, 12th, 18:07

Taylor Vanden Hull, 13th, 18:23

Mandy Ballou, 14th, 18:40

Faith Seaton, 16th, 19:57

Addison Tolliver, 17th, 20:36

Kristina Holgerson, 18th, 20:56

Rachel Barber, 19th, 21:28

Andrea Wigglesworth, 20th, 23:26

Eleanor Lynch, 21st, 25:10

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