The BJHS Cross Country team traveled to the hills of Northeastern Alabama to face 7A rivals Albertville and Gadsden City among several other top teams from around the area. The aggressive hill work they’ve been doing paid off with four great team finishes.
The Varsity Boys team won 1st place honors in both the team and individual categories this week putting five racers in the top ten. James Garrison won the race with Ryan Bender taking 3rd, Isaac Allen 5th, Mateo Santiago 7th, Wade Bucy 8th, Colin Spindle 15th, and Ryan Goldsmith 18th to round out our victories in the top 20.
The Varsity Girls placed 4th with Lorin Carter leading the effort finishing 5th and taking 42 seconds off her previous best 5k time. Alexa Douthitt finished 18th and Elaine Bao 19th.
The JV Girls are on their way to a great season bringing home second place with top 20 finishes from Rachel Pennell 3rd, Corinne Wilhelm 4th, Sarah Pennell 9th, Kricket Johnston 10th, Madeline McInvale 16th, and Aubrey Spindle 17th.
JV Boys improved this week, taking third place with numerous members shaving major seconds off their previous best times. Finishing in the top 20 this week were Owen Crow 3rd, Nick Lozano 14th, Lucas Guerra 16th, and Luke Allen 19th.