The Indian Land Cross Country team competed at the Eye Opener meet in Spartanburg, SC. The meet was held at the Roger Milliken Center on Saturday September 14th. The girl’s team placed seventeenth out of fifty-two teams in the Championship division race. The boy’s team placed twenty-third out of sixty-three teams in the Championship division race.
The Lady Warriors were led by Senior Hannah Sawyer who placed twenty-ninth overall out of 443 runners with a time of 21:01. Eighth grader Olivia Morales placed sixty-third overall with a time of 22:02 a new personal best. Mattie-Baile Tripp 22:48, Rachel Graham 22:53, Lauren Sizemore 23:49, Chloe Duernberger 23:55, and Caprielle Terry 24:08 also competed for the team.
The boys team was led Senior Walker Reeves who placed twentieth overall out of 540 runners with a time of 17:31. Ben Elson placed ninety-fourth with a time of 18:39, Maddox Yegge 18:47, Noah Kiger 18:56, Ethan Geiger 21:15, and Liam Bayley 21:57 also competed for the team.
In the Girls Junior Varsity race Freshman Grace Yegge led the Lady Warriors with a time of 25:11. Zoe Campbell 27:14, Isabella Kiger 27:48, Blakely Hardin 30:01, Maithili Bhoop 31:58, Madelyn Little 33:30, Addison Crown 36:50, Ana Connors 37:31, and Molly Daiz 40:54 also competed for the team.
In the Boys Junior Varsity race Eighth grader Connor Stebbins led the Warriors with a time of 21:39. Ben Carroll 22:57, Logan Preddy 25:36, and Alexander Krull 26:05 also competed for the team.
The Warriors next meet is the Hare and Hounds Invitational on Saturday September 21st at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, NC.