Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Cross Country Results from Trail of Champions

Scottsboro Invitational Cross Country Meet
September 18, 2010
Scottsboro High School Cross Country “Trail of Champions”

St. Bernard Prep Varsity Boys Results - The boys finished 3rd in the 1A-3A Division behind (2A)Pleasant Valley and defending state 3A champions Randolph. They had the 12th best score in the 28 team field consisting of mainly 4A, 5A and 6A schools including perennial powers like Scottsboro, Lawrence Co., Cullman, Grissom and Bob Jones. Team scores in 1A-3A 1. Randolph 15 (perfect score) 2. Pleasant Valley 62 3. SBP 91 4. Westminster Christian 99 5. Madison Academy 117 6. Pisgah 160 7. Faith Christian 196

Individual Results – Will Faulk 6th place runner in 1A-3A with at time of 18:40 lead the Saints. John Russell was 2nd for the team at 18th place and a personal record of 20:20. Other scorers were Levi Schaefers 20th place, Giovanni Cortes 23rd and Michael Justin Varquez 24th.

Varsity Girls - SBP had only three runners competing in the varsity girls race but 8th grader Ayleana Mami really had a great performance finishing 2nd in the 1A-3A division. Her time of 21:31 was a personal record by 40 seconds.

Junior varsity boys- SBP finished 8th out of 12 teams in the JV division. Freshman Oscar Perez was first for the JV team finishing in 8th place over the 2.1 mile course with a time of 12:55. 7th grader Steven Mami was 2nd for the team in 50th place with a time of 15:01. Also scoring for the team were Jacob Grey , Gavin Harris and Hayden Harris (all 7th graders.)

Coach Calvert’s comments“ We were able to see how we stacked up against some tough competition in a big meet. We had lots of personal records over the course on a hot day. The kids are training hard and its beginning to show up in the races. The boys’ average time of 20:20 is a big improvement from our first two meets and that was without Oscar Perez who had a great race in the JV division. Ayleana’s 40 second PR was really amazing considering how hard we worked last week and the hot day. I am looking forward to seeing what they can do down the road in October and hopefully at the state meet on November 13th.

Next meet for the Saints is the Kudzu Hills Invite on the Campus of Cold Springs High School this Saturday.

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