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Area roundup: Martinsville boys, BHS girls win PD cross country meet
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Martinsville's Fatgezim Bela won the boys cross country race Wednesday at Tunstall. (Contributed photo)

Thursday, October 4, 2012


The Martinsville boys and Bassett girls cross country teams won a Piedmont District cross country match on Wednesday at Tunstall High School.

Martinsville’s Fatgezim Bela won the meet with a time of 18:01 and his teammate Joseph Halpin finished second at 18:04. Tunstall’s Kevin Swanson finished third at 18:42.

Reigning PD girls champion and preseason boys and girls favorite Patrick County did not run in the meet.

The Bulldogs ended up placing a runner in four of the top six spots. Martinsville finished with a meet-low 26 points. Bassett’s boys team finished second with 67. Magna Vista had 59 points and Tunstall finished with 72.

The Bassett girls, led by Emily Sigmon’s 21:49 time, finished first in the meet.

Martinsville’s Tashaila Hill grabbed second place with 23:05 and Bassett’s Kari-Ann Dyckman finished third at 23:24. Bassett’s girls team, which finished with 18 points, had five of the top seven finishers. Tunstall, the only other girls team to field more than three runners, finished with 42 points.

BHS to host breast cancer event

The Bassett High School football team will “Tackle Breast Cancer” in conjunction with their football game Friday against Tunstall.

$1 from the first 1,000 tickets sold will be donated to the Ladies First of Martinsville and Henry County.

There will also be a Passionately Pink Walk prior to kick-off, where cancer survivors are encouraged to take part and will lead the way around the BHS Track for a victory lap against cancer. The Victory Lap will be at 6:50 p.m.


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