Stratford Academy’s girls and boys earned top honors at the 21st Annual Warner Robins Cross Country Invitational held Wednesday on the course bordering Huntington Middle School.
The Lady Eagles finished with 36 points. Houston County was second with 61, followed by Perry with 70. Mount de Sales was fourth with 112 and First Presbyterian Day rounded out the top five with 117. Treutlen was last of the nine “teams” – Veterans, Northside and Warner Robins only had “individual” competitors. It finished with 244.
McKenzie Davis for Houston County was the top finisher. She crossed in 21:25.60. Perry’s Emma Ellis was second with a time of 21:49.61. Penelope Jackson finished highest for Northside. She was sixth with a time of 22:43.81. Teammate Norma Jones also made the top 10. She was eighth with a time of 23:05.47.
Farinaz Zahiri was best for the Demonettes. Her time was 23:29.57, which was good enough for 11th. Lady Panther Abbie Westra was just behind her in 12th. She finished in 23:31.90.
Abigail Shepherd finished 50th to cross first for the Lady Warhawks. Her time was 28:37.71.
Stratford’s boys scored 65 points. Veterans was second – there were 15 teams on that side of the bracket – with 97.
Northside was third with 99, followed by Perry with 117 and Mount de Sales with 165. Houston County was sixth with 170 and Warner Robins seventh with 182. Dublin brought up the rear with 419.
Will Nash took top honors individually. The Warner Robins runner finished in 16:33.33.
Nathan Dummit for Stratford was second with a time of 16:47.23 and Northside’s Carlos Gutierrez third with a time of 17:48.96.
Perry had two runners finish in the top 10. River Livingston was seventh with a time of 18:52.02 while Brian Rogerson was eighth with a finish of 19:04.95.
Warhawk Gabriel Wrye rounded out the top 10. He crossed the line in 19:17.57.