The Indian Land Cross Country team competed at the Cici’s Sandhills Invitational on Saturday October 13th in Columbia, SC. The girl’s team placed twenty-third out of twenty-seven teams in the Varsity Gold Race. The boy’s team placed twenty-six our of thirty-seven teams in the Varsity Gold Race.
Leading the Lady Warriors was eighth grader Chloe Duernberger who finished with a personal best time of 22:01. Sara Valle 23:01, Baileigh Sizemore 23:11, Caprielle Terry 23:16, Olivia Morales 23:47, and Lauren Sizemore 24:07 also completed in the Varsity race.
Leading the girl’s team in the Junior Varsity race was eighth grader Grace Yegge with a time of 25:55. Chloe Cockman 25:59, Blakely Hardin 26:18, Julia Brown 27:20, Danielle Griffith 27:27, Carly Cabe 29:00 and Anna Connors 34:03
Leading the boy’s team was Junior Walker Reeves who ran a personal best time of 17:43. Maddox Yegge 18:12, Ben Elson 18:20, Noah Kiger 19:21, Allen Livingston 19:55, Jaxon Barringer 20:10, and Jared Diemer 22:52 also competed for the team in the Varsity race.
In the boy’s Junior varsity race Sophomore Alexander Krull lead the way for the team with a time of 20:24. James Malinowski 21:26, Peter Campbell 21:34, Connor Stebbins 21:40, Ethan Geiger 22:21, Felix Gonzalez, 22:40, Nathan Powell 22:42, Jacob Sisler 23:01, Tanner McLaughlin 23:34, and Peter Stein 23:54 also competed for the team in the Junior Varsity race.
The Warriors next race is the Region IV-AAA Championship on Wednesday October 17th at Historic Camden Park in Camden, SC. The meet begins at 5:00pm. The girls team has won the past two Region IV-AAA team titles and seven straight overall from 2011-2017.