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Colmesneil CC teams turn in best times of the year at home meet

McKayla Pittman with her first place medal, Rylee Smith with her fourth place medal, and Kaleb Powers running his race.McKayla Pittman with her first place medal, Rylee Smith with her fourth place medal, and Kaleb Powers running his race.

By Gabby Reynolds

Cross Country Colmesneil Cross Country had a meet on their own course this past week. The invitational meet went very well.

Colmesneil had a third place finish as a team for Varsity Boys, Junior High Girls and Junior High Boys.

Freshman McKayla Pittman, finished first in the varsity girls division and senior Rylee Smith, finished fourth.

All Colmesneil varsity girls ran their fastest times this year. Senior Erika Martin and sophomore Lindsey Courtney have competed very well in every meet and both make the Varsity girls a very competitive team.

The Varsity boys team also ran very well. Sophomore Kaleb Powers finished eighth with his fastest time in his career so far.
Sophomore Gordon Smith, freshman Adam Smith, senior Lenny Topolinski and Sophomore Jon Jalomo also had their best times of the year this week.

In the Junior High boys division, Blake O'Neal finished eighth, and Treston Horton finished seventeenth. In the Junior High girls division Breyanna Neyland finished thirteenth. Colmesneil Cross Country is having an outstanding season and will compete again Wednesday, October 4, in Chester.

Volleyball Colmesneil Volleyball started the week off tough with a loss to Groveton.

This loss was also a turning point for the Lady Dogs, it allowed Colmesneil to do some reflecting as a team to see where they needed to be in order to be the playoff team they want to be.

As a team the players raised the bar in practice and pushed themselves to be better.

"We will work hard to do the hard things during practice and during games," Coach Ashley Currington said.

The Lady Dogs hard work showed off against Burkeville when they took the win in three games.

Colmesneil Lady Dogs will match up against Chester Saturday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. on their home court.

Football Colmesneil Football had a bye week last week. The team is ready to face Cushing in Colmesneil starting at 7:30 Friday.