Shemonia earns spot on all-region third team

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Scott City senior Brandon Shemonia finished 21st out of 369 runners at the Nike Midwest Regionals championship in Terre Haute, Ind.

Shemonia, who won the Class 2 state title earlier this month, covered the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, 21.1 seconds. The winner, Futsum Zeinasellassie from Indiana, finished in 15:42.8.

Shemonia earned a spot on the all-region third team for his efforts.

Central junior Billy Leighton finished 38th. He crossed the line in 16:27.3.

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