Elise Zyvoloski and Kaitlyn Horton both placed in the top 20 of the Abingdon Invitational cross country meet held Oct. 19 at Sugar Hollow Park in Bristol.
Zyvoloski was the top Carroll County varsity runner as she finished 10th out of 89 participants with a three-mile time of 21:12. Horton placed 18th with a run of 21:51. Cavalier teammates Lindsay Brumfield and Kasey Lunsford also performed well, with Brumfield (23:00) taking the 30th position and Lunsford (23:06) finishing 36th. Also competing for the Lady Cavaliers were Morgin Boyd (61st with a time of 24:58) and Kymbre Robinson (28:30).
In varsity boys' competition, Kendall Haynes led the way for Carroll County. He placed 30th out of 174 runners with a time of 18:02. Teammate Zach Cochran was 37th with a run of 18:12, while Tyler Barrett took the 54th spot in 19:06. Also competing for the Cavaliers were Tyler Krejci (80th, 19:54), Hunter Blessing (84th, 20:01), Austin Puckett (20:55), Drew Campbell (22:39), Evan Adams (24:11), Thomas Goad (24:59) and Josh Rasco (25:16).
Carroll County's Sophie Webb won the mixed middle school race, finishing the 1.8-mile course with a winning time of 12:46. She topped teammate Gracie Puckett by less than a second as Puckett finished second in 12:47.
Samuel Haynes and Sydney Haynes placed ninth and tenth, respectively, for the Cavaliers with times of 13:29 and 13:32. Carroll's Meaghan Phillips placed 20th in 15:01.