MIDWEST CITY – The Mustang Broncos raced to their second straight win last week, taking first in the ‘Elite’ 5,000-meter run at the 2022 Carl Albert Titan Invitational.
Sophomore Cameron Langdon, who placed first in the Mustang Harrier last week, made it two straight individual wins, pacing the pack with a time of 16:50.72. He placed first and finished second overall.
Junior Carsen Patten and senior Dylan Chaoomchaisiri finished just behind Langdon in second and fifth place. Patten placed third with a time of 16:52.16 while Chaoomchaisiri placed fifth with a time of 17:15.76.
Senior Jacoby Nance and sophomore Carson Fincher rounded out the team’s scorers in seventh and ninth place. Nance placed seventh with a time of 17:33.84 while Fincher placed ninth with a time of 17:46.12.
Freshman Noah Thayer cracked the 18-minute mark, placing 12th with a time of 17:58.30 while junior Ryan Cable rounded out the team’s runners in 25th place with a time of 18:59.85.
Mustang cruised to the win, finishing 43 points ahead of second-place Edmond Memorial. Choctaw finished third, Moore finished fourth, and Regent Prep finished fifth.
‘ELITE’ VARSITY RUN – GIRLS
Senior Katherine Jones paced the Bronco girls to a third-place finish in the ‘Elite’ 5,000-meter run, placing third overall individually with a time of 21:59.72.
Jones was followed by four teammates who also finished inside the Top-15.
Sophomores Londyn Medrano and Emerson Hodde and junior Kiara Smith finished back-to-back-to-back in 11th, 12th, and 13th place. Medrano finished 11th with a time of 23:19.88, Hodde finished 12th with a time of 24:27.11, and Smith finished 13th with a time of 24:55.82.
Sophomore Madison Smith rounded out the team’s scorers in 15th place with a time of 26:05.78. Sophomore Avery Frings wrapped up the race for Mustang, finishing 16th with a time of 26:07.96.
Sophomore Madison Smith and the Mustang Broncos finished third place as a team at the 2022 Carl Albert Invitational last week. (Photo by Jeff Marzec)
5A/6A VARSITY RUN – BOYS
The Broncos also fielded teams for the Class 5A/6A 5,000-meter varsity run at the event.
The Mustang boys finished fourth in the 5A/6A event, led by junior Luke Balliew, who finished ninth overall with a time of 17:32.90.
Junior Tavien Gallop followed Balliew, finishing 38th overall with a time of 18:41.48 while junior Wyatt Fryar finished 40th with a time of 18:47.68. Freshman Teagan Nelson and sophomore Ashton Anderson rounded out the race for Mustang’s scorers. Nelson finished 45th with a time of 19:04.16 while Anderson finished 49th with a time of 19:12.08.
Freshman Wyatt Karber and sophomore Griffin Hawthorne came in as the team’s displacers. Karber placed 70th with a time of 19:41.33 while Hawthorne finished 129th with a time of 21:01.12.
Mustang finished the race with 181 points, tied with Canadian County rival Yukon. Edmond North won the race with 21 points while Class 5A Piedmont finished second and Edmond Santa Fe finished third.
5A/6A VARSITY RUN – GIRLS
The Bronco girls finished 20th in the 5A/6A Varsity 5,000-meter run, led by freshman Claire Shriver in 68th place with a time of 24:34.31.
Sophomore Lauren Vivier and freshman Arwyn Mann followed Shriver in 103rd and 118th place. Viver finished 103rd with a time of 26:27.65 while Mann finished 118th with a time of 27:26.28.
Senior Angela Daini and junior Ashley Manning rounded out the team’s scorers. Daini finished 130th with a time of 29:12.96 while Manning finished 134th with a time of 29:32.58. Sophomore Kristina Bloker finished as the team’s lone displacer in 136th place with a time of 29:51.11.
Mustang finished the race with 553 points. Class 5A Piedmont won the race with 67 points while Edmond North and Edmond Memorial finished second and third.