Published On: Tue, Nov 5th, 2013
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CROSS COUNTRY: Toineeta takes 15th at state meet

 

Cherokee's Kendall Toineeta is shown at the 1A State Cross Country meet on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Kernersville where she took 15th place.  (Photo courtesy of Eddie Swimmer)

Cherokee’s Kendall Toineeta is shown at the 1A State Cross Country meet on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Kernersville where she took 15th place. (Photo courtesy of Eddie Swimmer)

Cherokee’s Kendall Toineeta took 15th at the 1A State Cross Country Championship held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.  She ran a time of 20:56.27.

Malia Ellington, Community School, took the state championship with a time of 19:05.13 followed by Hannah Zenker, Franklin Academy, 19:19.13 and Shawnda Martin, Robbinsville, 19:31.06.

“She went into state ranked 36th and finished 15th overall out of a field of over 100 of the best in the state,” said Eddie Swimmer, CHS cross country coach.  “It is an honor to coach Kendall and have Ahli-sha Stephens to be her other coach.”

– One Feather staff report

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