Clinton, Hobbton take home Civitan Championships


By David Johnson - Sports Writer



Clinton High’s women’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team.


Hobbton’s men’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team


With a clear, crisp morning, Hobbton High School hosted the Civitan All-County Cross Country Championships Saturday. The winning women’s team is from Clinton High. The winning men’s team is from Hobbton High.

Scoring for cross country is a bit different from other sports where the higher score wins. In track scoring, the top 5 finishers determine the team total with the lowest score winning. The final score for Hobbton’s men was 28. The individual winner is Charles Jordan of Clinton High with a time of 17:45. Second was Abraheem Alwahishi with a time of 18:39. Sammy Flores of Hobbton finished 3rd with a time of 18:40. Will Warren of Midway was the fourth finisher with a time of 18:41. Rounding out the top five is Kade Sutton of Midway with a time of 18:41. Second and third places went to Clinton and Lakewood respectively.

Clinton’s women placed first with a score of 23. Hobbton finished second with a score of 44; while Midway finished 3rd with a score or 63. Individually, Elizabeth Coleman of Clinton finished with a time of 21:17. Ashley Hinterleiter finished second with a time of 21:22. Kill Kibler of Midway was 3rd with a time of 22:53. Taking 4th was Ella Faison of Clinton with a time of 23?44. Rounding out the top five is Megan Lamb of Clinton with a time of 23:47.

Based on winning Saturday’s event, Elizabeth Coleman and Charles Jordan are the 2015 Civitan All County Athletes of the year for cross country in Sampson County.

By David Johnson

Sports Writer

Clinton High’s women’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_All-County-CC-Ladies.jpgClinton High’s women’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team.

Hobbton’s men’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_All-County-CC-team.jpgHobbton’s men’s cross country team was named Civitan All-County Cross Country Team
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