Lady Patriots win Wing and a Prayer 5K


Photo: The West End girls cross country team finished first at the the Wing and a Prayer 5K in the Class 1A-2A division on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Anniston. Pictured, front row, from left: Tyree Chaney, Carolina Rainey, Kennedi Nix. Back row, from left: coach T.J. Tarpley, Kaylee Tarpley, Jada Wright, Sadie Umphrey, Paten Battles, Toree Chaney, Kyra Brusaw, Karlee Tarpley, coach Jessica Tarpley. (submitted photo)

West End runners finished first through fifth place to win the Wing and a Prayer 5K in the girls Class 1A-2A division on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Anniston.
Every member of the team set a career PR, led by race winner Paten Battles with a time of 20:14.26 out of 36 runners. Kaylee Tarpley finished runner-up at 22:37.46, Karlee Tarpley came in third at 22:53.12, Carolina Rainey placed fourth at 23:20.48 and Kennedi Nix finished fifth at 23:36.17.
Also helping West End was Toree Chaney in 11th place at 24:55.51, Jada Wright in 18th place at 27:02.04, Sadie Umphrey in 24th place at 29:18.60, Kyra Brusaw in 25th place at 30:29.38 and Tyree in 27th place at 31:19.15.
Four West End boys finished in the top 25 – Justin Smith (15th, 20:48.88), Jarrin Vaughn (19th, 21:23.58), Patrick Patterson (20th, 21:35.52) and Triston Chaney (21st, 21:48.71).


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