Shawnee High School’s cross country runners, following solid finishes at the west regional run Monday in Norman, will take part in the Class 5A state meet today at Edmond’s Mitch Park.


Shawnee High School’s cross country runners, following solid finishes at the west regional run Monday in Norman, will take part in the Class 5A state meet today at Edmond’s Mitch Park.
Leading the Lady Wolves is junior Miranda Dent, who took first individually at the regional meet with a time of 12:48. The Lady Wolves as a team finished second with 47 points.
The SHS boys were fifth in the regional with 148 points, and were led individually by senior James Coppock’s 14th-place time of 18:07.
The girls’ west regional crown was taken by Bishop McGuinness on Monday, and the east regional title went to Coweta. Coweta defeated Shawnee earlier in the season.
Other Lady Wolves representing Shawnee today are sophomore Lexi Crowe, freshman Tate Mocabee, sophomore McKayla Crawford, senior Konnar Hodges, freshman Lynsey West and senior Sarita Jenkins. All finished in the top 25 at Monday’s regional.
Coppock will be joined by fellow Wolves Cesar Hernandez, Joseph Lonelodge, Adrian Blanchard, Tyler Day, Tyler Lonelodge and Karlos Lopez. Hernandez, Day and Lopez are freshmen; Joseph Lonelodge and Tyler Lonelodge are sophomores; and Blanchard is a junior.
The girls’ race will begin at 2 p.m., and the boys’ race will start at 2:45 p.m.