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Fielding 2nd, Cozzens 3rd in cross-country race

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By Josh Cook

Collins seniors Devon Fielding and Maria Cozzens finished second and third, respectively, in the boys’ and girls’ races at Saturday’s Henry County Cross-Country Invitational.

Fielding finished the 5,000-meter course at Renaissance Park in Eminence in 17 minutes, 13.13 seconds, almost 39 seconds behind Owen County’s Hunter Trenary (16:34.77).

Led by Fielding the Titans finished third in the 8-team race, with 82 points. Shelby County finished fifth (126). Bullitt East took the team title with 41.

Collins’ other finishers were junior Alex Sells in 10th, junior Cody Thompson in 24th, junior Stevie Smith in 28th, freshman Raley Suter in 29th and junior Justin Downs in 44th. Both Thompson (18:56.41) and Suter (19:19.65) set personal bests.

For the second consecutive race the Rockets were led by sophomore Tristan King, who finished in 18th-place finish (18:35.78). Also for Shelby County, senior Logan Hull finished 26th, sophomore Alex Goodwin 30th, eighth-grader David Jacobs 33rd, sophomore Mason Daugherty 37th and junior Alex Dunn 61st.

On the girls’ side, Cozzens finished in a season-best 20:38.47, less than 23 seconds behind Mercy Academy freshman Brianna Wolken and 10 behind Mercy sophomore Mary Robinson.

Led by Cozzens the Titans finished fourth (with 79 points) in the 5-team race. Mercy won it with 32 points.

Also for Collins, sophomore Sinead Maharrey finished 16th, sophomore Elizabeth McGuire 24th, senior Adrienne Holtzworth 28th, sophomore Kirsten Suter 49th and freshman Carysanne Fielding 51st.

Shelby County, which only ran four, was led by senior Jordan Webb in 20th (23:31.32). Also for the Rockets, sophomore Kayce Byrnside was 22nd, sophomore Alexis Shepard 29th and junior Kate Schaefer 43rd.