On Monday, the boys and girls Cross Country teams competed in the UIL Region 1 Cross Country Championships in Lubbock. Both teams qualified for STATE!!! The Varsity girls, let by individual Regional Champion Micah Neal, won the Regional Championship! They scored 45 points, 33 points ahead of second place. This is the first time the girls have won the Regional Cross Country Championship!
The boys ran extremely well also, placing 4th overall and qualifying for State! They were led by Layton Ybarra, who finished 11th overall – followed closely by Jack Fink (12th overall).
Full Results were as follows:
VARSITY GIRLS REGIONAL CHAMPIONS! STATE QUALIFIERS
Micah Neal 1st Place 18:11.0
Molly Garrison 4th Place 18:38.6
Madison Larsen 7th Place 18:50.8
Sofia Brandenburg 21st Place 19:47.0
Mykel Murry 22nd Place 19:47.4
Elizabeth Griffin 39th Place 20:33.1
Mayden Mitchell 52nd Place 20:45.9
VARSITY BOYS 4TH PLACE STATE QUALIFIERS
Layton Ybarra 11th Place 16:10.4
Jack Fink 12th Place 16:10.5
Dominick Barrera 30th Place 16:56.1
Luke Schabel 43rd Place 17:07.8
Anderson Smith 71st Place 17:28.3
Tyler Connelly 79th Place 17:32.1
Bo Merrill 105th Place 17:55.9
Both teams will be competing in the State Cross Country Championships on Friday, November 3rd. The meet will take place at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Girls will run at 8:30am, followed by the boys at 9:10am.