Chavez, McCann earn state bids

By Richard Greene | Published Wednesday, November 9, 2011
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MOVING ON - Katherine Chavez and Kellee McCann finished fifth and ninth, respectively, at the Region I Class 5A cross country meet. They will represent Northwest at the state meet. Submitted photo

The Northwest Lady Texans will be represented by a pair of underclassmen in the Class 5A race at the University Interscholastic League’s cross country championships Saturday.

Freshman Katherine Chavez and sophomore Kellee McCann earned the state bids with top-10 finishes Saturday in the Class 5A Region I race at Lubbock’s Mae Simmons Park.

Chavez finished fifth, running 11:23 on the 3,200-meter course. McCann of Newark took ninth in 11:31.

Southlake Carroll’s Shelby Chapin won the regional race in 11:12. Flower Mound Marcus’ Katie Canavin took second in 11:17.

Carroll captured the team title with 27 points. Flower Mound was second with 90. Marcus finished third with 98.

Northwest took fifth with 179.

Taylor Bohr gave the Lady Texans a third top-20 finisher, taking 17th in 11:50. Cooper Mitchell finished 83rd in the 12:45. Alyssa Childress was the fifth Lady Texan, running 12:50 for 92nd.

She was one spot and a step ahead of Samantha Shows. Baylee Nelson ran 13:14 for 127th.


1. Southlake Carroll…27
2. Flower Mound…90
3. Marcus…98
4. Hebron…103
5. Northwest…179


1. Shelby Chapin, Carroll, 11:12
2. Katie Canavin, Marcus, 11:17
3. Courtney Kriegshauser, Carroll, 11:19
4. Safiya Belbina, Flower Mound, 11:20
5. Katherine Chavez, Northwest, 11:23
6. Devin Norton, Guyer, 11:23
7. Felice Johnson, Carroll, 11:30
8. Allison Naval, Carroll, 11:30
9. Kellee McCann, Northwest, 11:31
10. Megan Montgomery, Hebron, 11:34


17. Taylor Bohr, 11:50 83. Cooper Mitchell, 12:45;
92. Alyssa Childress, 12:50;
93. Samantha Shows, 12:50;
127. Baylee Nelson, 13:14

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