The Indian Land cross country team competed at the 3A Lower State qualifier on Saturday, October 27 in Darlington, SC. In order to qualify for the SCHSL state championship only the top ten teams will qualify for the meet. The boy’s team placed fifth out of seventeen teams. The girl’s team placed seventh out of fourteen teams. Both teams advance to the SCHSL State Championship on Saturday November 3rd hosted at the Clemson Sandhills Research center in Columbia, SC.
Leading the Lady Warriors was Freshman Mattie-Baile Tripp who placed sixteenth overall with a time of 22:13. Chloe Duernberger finished twenty-fifth with a time of 23:08. Lauren Sizemore 23:49.5, Baileigh Sizemore 23:49.9, Sara Valle 24:17, Caprielle Terry 24:27, and Olivia Morales 24:28.
Leading the boy’s team was Junior Walker Reeves who placed nineteenth overall with a time of 18:15. Maddox Yegge finished twenty-seventh with a time of 18:36. Ben Elson 19:01, Noah Kiger 19:38, Jaxon Barringer 19:54, Allen Livingston 20:14, and Jared Diemer 22:42.
The Warriors next meet is the SCHSL State Championship on Saturday November 3rd.