Cunningham wins provincial junior boys Cross Country title

Wyle Cunningham of Hunting Hills is the 2009 provincial high school junior boys cross country champion.

Wyle Cunningham of Hunting Hills is the 2009 provincial high school junior boys cross country champion.

Cunningham captured the title during the provincial championships in Wetaskiwin on Saturday, covering the course in 15 minutes, 32 seconds. Hunting Hills teammate Tom Wunsch was third in 15:55.

Meanwhile, Stettler athletes Alana Skodopole and Buddy Brown won provincial gold, with Skodopole posting a winning time of 12 minutes, five seconds in the junior girls division and Brown running to victory in the intermediate boys category in 18:22.

Other Central Alberta results:

Senior boys — Nolan Farries, Hunting Hills, fourth (22:26); Tyler Bissett, Stettler, seventh, 22:40; Nathan Goode, Lacombe, 16th, 23:26; Colin Sanders, Bentley, 32nd, 24:19; Brad Lawlor, Stetler, 34th, 24:26; Chance Betts, Bashaw, 39th, 24:38; Ryan Gutterink, Bentley, 57th, 25:20; Andrew Bartell, Sundre, 58th, 25:22; Trent Schmidt, Notre Dame, 59th, 25:28; Calvin Ireland, Lacombe, 61st, 25:31; Owen Saari, Eckville, 66th, 25:48; Casey Bateman, Olds, 68th, 25:52; Brett Embleton, Sundre, 69th, 25:55; Beau Jackson, Sundre, 88th, 27:02; Tyrel Severtson, Spruce View, 90th, 27:16; Luke Thijssen, Ponoka, 96th, 27:40.

Senior girls — Christie Hackenbrook, Lindsay Thurber, 17th, 20:22; Mazi Cunningham, Hunting Hills, 22nd, 20:39; Casie Gano, Sundre, 24th, 20:41; Emma Goertzen, Lindsay Thurber, 50th, 21:43; Renee Grondin, Hunting Hills, 58th, 22:08; Lindsay McCaughy, Ponoka, 65th, 22:28; Kelly Lockhart-Pinto, Lacombe, 72nd, 22:45; Alex Gustafson, Lacombe, 73rd, 22:46; Mikki Wiberg, Sundre, 82nd, 23:12; Kira Beukaboom, Sundre, 99th, 24:48.

Intermediate boys — Cordel Evans, Sundre, 19th, 20:23; Arie Testroete, Hunting Hills, 37th, 21:12; Brady Pellertier, Coronation, 39th, 21:16; Carson Ludlow, Lindsay Thurber, 48th, 21:32; Israel Lamelu, Notre Dame, 58th, 21:55; Tyler Cassidy, Notre Dame, 77th, 22:44; Jerad Matheson, Bentley, 81st, 23:09; Dave McDonald, Sundre, 84th, 23:20; Colby Morris, Sundre, 86th, 23:33; Randy Stark, River Glen, 87th, 23:37; Lewis Staples, Notre Dame, 100th, 24:27; Nathan Esau, Olds Koinonia Christian, 115th, 33:45.

Intermediate girls — Marni Stokoe, Hunting Hills, 24th, 20:15; Rochelle French, Sundre, 36th, 20:47; Sarah Lamb, Lindsay Thurber, 39th, 20:54; Keitlyn Williams, Lindsay Thurber, 48th, 21:24; Katrena Heier, Stettler, 70th, 22:28; Rebecca Konshub, Sundre 73rd, 22:36; Nicola Starling, Stettler, 75th, 22:40; Isatu Fofanah, Ponoka, 78th, 23:05; Nicole Nieuwland, Central Alberta Christian, 87th, 23:25.

Junior boys — Romas Justinen, Rocky West Central, 12th, 16:35; Kierann MacDonald, Hunting Hills, 14th, 16:42; Justin Moltzahn, Lindsay Thurber, 36th, 17:45; Adrian Christ, Hunting Hills, 39th, 17:52; Shay Barnes, Sundre, 40th, 17:53; Karleton Moench, Olds Koinonia Christian, 53rd, 18:15; Trent Gutterink, Bentley, 54th, 18:15; Sam Zuber, Rocky West Central, 63rd, 18:23; Adam Beukeboom, Sundre, 68th, 18:35; Paul Den Oudsten, Central Alberta Christian, 69th, 18:35; Lance Parrott, Olds Koinonia Christian, 70th, 18:35; Curtis Lutz, Hunting Hills, 80th, 18:58; Justin Ward, Ponoka, 91st, 19:40.

Junior girls — Rebecca Miller, Lindsay Thurber, 19th, 13:28; Meg Iviring, Sundre, 31st, 13:48; Jillian Engler, Hunting Hills, 42nd, 14:06; Kayla Blacquiere, Lacombe, 46th, 14:14; Andrea Peterson, Stettler, 48th, 14:16; Ashley Wilton, Ponoka, 57th, 14:27; Kendra Reimert, Bowden Grandview, 59th, 14:30; Ashley Graf, Notre Dame, 70th, 14:45; Cassidy Lemasurier, Lindsay Thurber, 74th, 14:52; Terri Beach, Sundre, 86th, 15:10; Brooke Pearman, Ponoka, 90th, 15:17; Cori Van Der Voort, Notre Dame, 99th, 15:29.