DDD RECAP: Kennett cross country runners compete at Cape Central Invitational

Kennett’s Alex Yates (pictured) races at the Cape Central Invitational Saturday.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Four Kennett runners got its first taste of competitive racing in two weeks Saturday at the Cape Central Invitational.

Kennett’s Kobe Patterson (pictured) placed seventh at the Cape Central Invitational Saturday.

Kennett’s Kobe Patterson, Alex Yates, Brett Bradley, and Carson Blansett were among the 88 boys that competed at the event Saturday.

Patterson took home a medal for a second straight meet. Patterson finished seventh with a time of 18:37.34 after also bringing home a medal in the Arcadia Valley Invitational two weeks earlier.

Yates placed 30th with a time of 20:19.14, Bradley finished 32nd with a time of 20:23.22, and Blansett finished 75th with a time of 22:57.69.

Poplar Bluff’s Jaden Deaton was the fasted runner at the Cape Central Invitational with a time of 17:03.03.

The Jackson boys posted a first-place team score with five of its runners finishing in the Top 12.

Kennett won’t have to wait two weeks to return to action for its next race. Kennett is slated to compete at the Van Buren Invitational Sept 24.

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