Culpeper County’s Isabella Hardaway, right, finished ninth in Thursday’s Region 4C cross country meet, earning a trip to the Class 4 state competition as a result.

Culpeper County freshman Isabella Hardaway qualified for the Class 4 state cross country meet with a top-10 finish at Thursday’s Region 4C competition in Winchester.

Hardaway ran a time of 19:55.5 to finish ninth in the girls race, punching her ticket to the state competition, which will be held on Nov. 16 at Great Meadow Park in The Plains.

Broad Run’s Ellie Desmond won the race at 18:23.7, followed by Millbrook’s Madison Murphy (18:27.9) and Loudoun Valley’s Ricky Fetterolf (18:30.5).

Loudoun Valley placed first as a team, followed by James Wood and Millbrook.

On the boys side, Liberty’s Sam Rodman earned a trip to the state meet with a sixth-place finish (16:28.7).

Loudoun Valley’s Kellen Hasle came in first (15:57.8), followed by teammates Kevin Carlson (16:19.7) and Taylor Ney (16:19.8).

The strong efforts from Hasle, Carlson and Ney buoyed the Vikings’ boys team to a first-place finish, followed by James Wood and Millbrook.

Complete results are listed below:


Team results (top three qualify for state meet): 1. Loudoun Valley 16, 2. James Wood 104, 3. Millbrook 111, 4. Dominion 121, 5. Loudoun County 122, 6. Sherando 128, 7. Heritage 132, 8. Handley 162.

Individual results: 1. Kellen Hasle (Loudoun Valley) 15:57.8, 2. Kevin Carlson (Loudoun Valley) 16:19.7, 3. Taylor Ney (Loudoun Valley) 16:19.8, 4. Jeremiah Mussmon (Loudoun Valley) 16:20.1, 5. James Harris (Sherando) 16:23.5, 6. Sam Rodman (Liberty) 16:28.7, 7. Mateo Barreto (Loudoun Valley) 16:37.3, 8. Ryan Pendergast (Heritage) 16:44.3, 9. Brian Bolles (Fauquier) 16:48.7, 10. Grayson Westfall (Handley) 16:57.3.

Individual state qualifiers: James Harris (She), Sam Rodman (Lib), Ryan Pendergast (Her), Brian Bolles (Fau), Grayson Westfall (Han).

GirlsTeam results (top three qualify for state meet): 1. Loudoun Valley 32, 2. James Wood 74, 3. Millbrook 98, 4. Tuscarora 103, 5. Dominion 127, 6. Sherando 138, 7. Fauquier 156, 8. Heritage 168. Individual results: 1. Ellie Desmond (Broad Run) 18:23.7, 2. Madison Murphy (Millbrook) 18:27.9, 3. Ricky Fetterolf (Loudoun Valley) 18:30.5, 4. Jenny Schilling (Heritage) 19:15.4, 5. Elise Abbe (Loudoun Valley) 19:17.3, 6. Lauren Beatty (James Wood) 19:23.9, 7. Mackenzie Konyar (James Wood) 19:25.0, 8. Scarlet Fetterolf (Loudoun Valley) 19:41.5, 9. Isabella Hardaway (Culpeper County) 19:55.5, 10. Angelina Guerrero (Millbrook) 19:55.8.

Individual state qualifiers: Ellie Desmond (BR), Jenny Schilling (Her), Isabella Hardaway (CC), Cecelia Pugsley (Dom), Sadie Dillard (Tus).

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