Crestview boys cross country team earns regional bid

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Crestview High School’s cross country team includes Jacob Cyrus, Josh Cyrus, Brandon Johnson, Joseph Printy, Matthew Kannapel, Evan Stegner, Trenton Taylor and Coach Morgan Crawford.

Christopher Stegner / Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 05:27 PM.

LYNN HAVEN — Crestview High School’s boys cross country team finished third at the Florida High School Athletic Association District 2-3A meet Oct. 26. The score earned the team a spot in Saturday's  Region 1-3A meet in Lake City.

The Bulldogs — led by Evan Stegner's 11th-place finish in 16:50.81 — scored 94 points to finish behind Okaloosa County rivals Fort Walton Beach and Niceville.

 Joe Printy took 15th place with 16:56.06, Brandon Johnson (17:58:40) finished 20th, Matt Kannapel (18:14.45), 23rd, and Trenton Taylor (18:15.98) 25th. 

Also competing were Josh Cyrus (19.50.38) and Jacob Cyrus (19.55:96). 

Sophomore Allison Ammons finished eighth for the Crestview girls, who finished fourth as a team with 94 points, to earn an individual qualifying spot at the regional meet.

Rounding out the girls finishers were Chelsea Aguilar (21:11.68), Alyssa Johnson (21:16.97), Jazmyn Martinez (22:09.33), junior Danielle Tylee (22:22.67), Zuleika Matos-Medina (22:42.31) and Melissa Kannapel (23:05.34).

Randy Dickson is the Crestview News Bulletin’s sports editor. Email him at, tweet him @BigRandle, or call 682-6524.

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