7 from Lewis Run in 10K,
Louk 1st Female in 2-Mile
On Saturday, June 20, as West Virginia celebrated its birthday, a tradition in Clarksburg continued, despite bad weather conditions in the area. The Cecil Jarvis Greater Clarksburg 10K was held for the 19th year. Torrential downpours were persistence throughout the 10K run.
A total of 313 runners completed the distance for the race, including 7 runners from Lewis County.
Leading the way of the Lewis County finishers was Keefe Kiser, 23, of Weston who finished in 34th place with a time of 41:14.
Other Lewis County runners who crossed the finish line included Emily Louk, 15, of Jane Lew who finished in 43rd place with a time of 43:16, Kevin Kiser, 22, of Weston who finished in 53rd place with a time of 44:57, Martin Chadwick, 39, of Weston who finished in 56th place with a time of 45:10, Ron Asbury, 62, of Weston who finished in 82nd place with a time of 48:18, Robert Smith, 53, of Weston who finished in 165th place with a time of 56:11, Fred Love, of Weston who finished in 203rd place with a time of 1:00.19, Paula Donaldson, 49 of Jane Lew who finished in 265th place with a time of 1:11.09 and Lynne Love, 47 of Weston who finished in 269th place with a time of 1:11.28.
Keefe Kiser would then run in the 2-mile event and turn in a 5th place finish of 12.13.
Emily Louk would finish 7th overall and 1st among female runners with a time of 12:51.
Kevin Kiser would capture an 8th place finish with a time of 13:33. A total of 164 runners crossed the finish line in the 2 mile run.
Congratulations to all Lewis County residents who completed the distance of both races despite the adverse weather conditions.
Are All State
A pair of seniors and a junior have gained honors to the Class AAA All State Baseball team that was released on June 14. Seniors Luke Pudder and Isaac Kemper were named to the Honorable Mention squad while Junior Dylan Gump was named the Special Honorable Mention list.
Pudder earned this honor despite having his season cut short when he suffered a season ending injury. All three Lewis County performers were members of the Lewis County Minutemen football team. Gump also played on the basketball team.
Congratulations to all of the Lewis County athletes for their All State honors.