CROSS COUNTRY: Toineeta, Lossiah make All-Conference

by Dec 6, 2012SPORTS di-ne-lv-di-yi0 comments

Cherokee’s Kendall Toineeta and Lydia Lossiah have been named to the Smoky Mountain All-Conference Cross-Country team.  Toineeta placed 4th in the Smoky Mountain Conference meet, 13th at the 1A West Regional meet and 31st at the 1A state meet in Kernersville.  Lossiah placed 10th at the conference meet and 27th at the regional meet.

Shawnda Martin, Robbinsville, was named Smokey Mountain Conference Runner of the Year.  She edged Hayesville’s Katie Bowden, who was also named All-Conference, at the finish line to win the conference championship.

Other runners included in the All-Conference team include:  Erika Griggs, Andrews; Ashley Rowland, Hayesville; Hayden Bates, Highlands; McKena Jones, Murphy; Blair Allman, Swain; and Laren Shell, Swain.