The Indian Land Cross Country team competed at the Region 3-AAAA championship meet on Wednesday October 21st. The meet was held at Anne Springs Greenway in Fort Mill, SC. The girl’s team placed second out of five teams. Catawba Ridge placing first with twenty-eight points. Indian Land second with fifty-three points. Third, South Pointe with fifty-seven points, fourth York with ninety-four points and Lancaster in fifth with 127 points. In the boys race Catawba Ridge placed first with nineteen points. Lancaster second with sixty-seven points. York third with seventy-five points, Indian Land fourth with eighty-five points and South Pointe fifth with ninety-eight points.
Leading the Warrior girls was Freshman Olivia Morales who placed second overall with a new personal best time of 20:02. Finishing third was eighth grader Rachel Graham with personal best time of 20:20. Olivia and Rachel both finished in the top seven overall in the meet and were award All Region medals. Senior Lauren Sizemore placed fourteenth overall with a season best time of 22:30. Caprielle Terry placed fifteenth overall with a time of 22:57. Ally Basik placed nineteenth overall with a time of 23:40. Anna Urquhart placed twenty-first overall with a time of 23:57.
Leading the boy’s team was sophomore Jaxon Barringer who placed ninth overall with a new personal best time of 17:05. Brian Adams placed twelfth overall with a time of 17:38. Maddox Yegge finished fifteenth overall with a time of 17:47. David Pohlheber 18:26, Ben Carroll 18:57, Liam Bayley 19:04, and Felix Gonzalez 26:57.
In the junior varsity race eighth grader Kohen Redmond finished with a new personal best time of 20:13. Simon Cherry 24:49, Ivan Mercado 26:02, and Chase Hullinger 27:51 also competed for the team.
Leading the girl’s team in the junior varsity race was eighth grader Isabella Kiger who ran a season best time of 26:05. Julia Brown 28:06, and Kaylyn Bauder 34:58 also competed for the team.
The Warriors next meet is the Cici’s Sandhills Invitational held at the Clemson Extension research facility in Columbia, SC. The meet is on Saturday October 25th. The boy’s race at 8:30am and the girls race at 9:00am. On Sunday October 25th the SCTCCCA will release its final rankings and will invite the top twenty-four teams to the state qualifier on Friday October 30th at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin, SC.