Collinsville, Oklahoma
November 2, 2013
5A State Cross Country
Collinsville Girls 3rd Place Team At XC State In Edmond Saturday
Cottrell & Thomas All-Staters
Having lots of fun Celebrating their 3rd place state finish, the 2013 Collinsville HS Cross Country team re-purposed the hand sign used earlier in 2013 by the 3-time CHS wrestling champs. L-R: Head Coach Arlin Stacy, Summer Taylor, Ellen Thomas, Taylor Lawley, Baylee Eigenheer, Hannah Linzy, Sami Harp, Lauren Wilson, Izzy Cottrell, Mallory Burd, Emma Alexander, Codie Brown, Kayce Thetford, and Coach Kim Myers.
The Edmond Deer Creek Girls team (center) is the 2013 5A State Champion. Tahlequah (left) finished as state runner-ups. The Collinsville XC team (right) finished with the 3rd best score in the State meet held Saturday November 1, 2013 at Edmond Sante Fe High School. Shawnee was 4th. On the 5A boys side Edmond Deer Creek & Tahlequah repeated the 1-2 team finish placement.

Lauren Wilson led the entire pack early (setting a fast pace as a "rabbit") but could not maintain the pace.

Izzy Cottrell (#411) ... finished 8th in 5A

Ellen Thomas (#417) ... finished 9th in 5A

Mallory Burd (#410) ... finished 32nd in 5A

Taylor Lawley (#414) ... finished 49nd in 5A

Summer Taylor (#416) ... finished 55th in 5A

Hannah Linzy (#415)

Dylan Dyer (#515)

Post race waiting for results ...

Hugs & smiles broke out as Coach Stacy announced to the girls they had moved up to their 3rd place goal.

Packing up the tent and tarp before the awards ceremony.

CHS students gathered to send the Cross Country girls off to State Friday morning.
Good Luck to the Collinsville Girls Cross Country Team and Dylan Dyer for the Boys At State Saturday (November 2nd). The 5A Girls start at 2pm at Edmond Santa Fe High School (1901 W. 15th St, Edmond) and the 5A Boys start ~2:45. (Note 6A starts at 10am and 4A starts at noon). More OSSAA Info.
Previous Coverage
2012 State
(Girls 9th)
2011 State
(Girls 2nd)
2010 State
(Girls 2nd)
2009 State
(Girls 1st)
2008 State
(Girls 10th)
2007 State
(Girls 5th)
CHS XC First Year
The Cardinal Girls XC team placed third at the class 5A XC meet in Edmond this weekend. Collinsville placed behind Deer Creek and Tahlequah. Earning All State honors by finishing in the top 10 for the Cardinals were Izzy Cottrell (8th) and Ellen Thomas (9). Great job Coach Stacy and the girls. -- Jim Riley 11/2/2013

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Dylan Dyer (#515) was the only Collinsville runner in the 5A Boys race. Dylan was unable to repeat last year's results (3rd place as a Junior in 2012) as he finished behind the 2013 medalists as a senior.
8th Izzy Cottrell 12:46.75
9th Ellen Thomas 12:47.33
32nd Mallory Burd 13:26.84
49th Taylor Lawley 13:50.24
55th Summer Taylor 14.01.56
57th Hannah Linzy 14:03.15
98th Lauren Wilson 15:17.10
Izzy Cottrell (left) and Ellen Thomas finished in the top 10 5A girls earning an extra medal (and eventually All-State jackets).
Lauren Wilson (#418)
The XC Booster Club fed the Cross Country team breakfast Friday (at Eastside Baptist Church) before their bus trip to State.