BPCC competes in first cross country meet


BPCC freshman Stephen Singleton, a former Benton standout, finished 38th in the Louisiana Tech Mook Invitational Cross Country Meet men’s division Saturday in Ruston.

It was the first-ever meet for BPCC. Singleton covered the 4-mile course in 25:58.1. Cody Goff was 45th in 29:31, Bayle Rachel 46th in 29:31.2 and Silas Schroder 47th in 30:16.2. Grambling’s Hassan Chepkwony won in 20:35.

BPCC freshman Brittney Stone finished 31st in the women’s 5K in 27:01. Louisiana Tech freshman Quinci Middlebrooks, a former Benton standout, finished 14th in 21:48.6. Northwestern State’s Jacqueline Rushford won in 18:43.0.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com