Hopi High runner takes solo title for Lady Bruins
PHOENIX - Charnelle Curley was the individual state champion as she led Chinle to the girls 3A state cross-country championship.
Chinle won the meet with 40 points, Winslow grabbed second with 103, Ganado finished third with 110 and Alchesay took fourth with 121 points.
The other 3A teams placing were Blue Ridge, fifth, 131; Tuba City, sixth, 138; Fountain Hills, seventh, 205; Wickenburg, eighth, 208; Holbrook, ninth, 225; Safford, tenth, 271; Payson, 11th, 275; Florence, 12th, 308; Estrella Foothills, 13th, 324; Seton Catholic, 14th, 363; and Sedona, 15th, 375.
Curley, a freshman, had a lot of help from her teammates. The other state champs finished like this: Courtney Norberto, sixth; Cody Terrell, ninth; Eva Stuart, tenth; Stephanie Johnson, 14th; Reba Francisco, 20th; and Alicia Watson, 46th.
The top 28 runners received all state medals. The other all staters were Marilyn Curley, Ganado, second; DeAnne Honanie, Hopi, third; Fayrene Holden, Alchesay, fourth; Emerald Raney, Blue Ridge, fifth; Valerie Segay, Window Rock, sixth; Jessica Rydbert, Blue Ridge, seventh; Mary Ricks, Winslow, ninth; Farrin Holden, Alchesay, tenth; Teri Wilson, Ganado, 13th; Leah Strong, Greyhills, 14th; Ciera Brecto, Fountain Hills, 15th; Alexandria Gallagher, Wickenburg, 16th; Kara Pierce, Wickenburg, 18th; Shelbi Little, Tuba City, 19th; Marie Lupe, Alchesay, 20th; Brianna Little, Tuba City, 21st; Lindsey Anderson, Fountain Hills, 22nd; Rhea Cosay, Payson, 24th; Elisha Billie, Winslow, 25th; Keisha Whitehair, Winslow, 26th; ReAnna Chee, 27th, Holbrook; and Shyla James, Winslow, 28th.