Mercy Invite Summary- Friedman and Hurley Dominant
Varsity Girls (All Images by Dan McCauley)
Emma Grace Hurley (pictured above) proved today she is going to be tough in 1A Private by obliterating the field in 18:16 winning the overall Girls Ind title by 2:44...Thee was quite a battle for 2nd with Ashley McMahon of Whitewater (8th grader??) 21:00 outlasting sr Mallory Warren of Woodland.
In the team competition Centennial took 3 of the top 10 spots enroute to 61 points and the Varsity title. Sr Taylor Sharple led the way for Knights placing 7th in 21:34
JV Girls- There was no 'official' team scores in Girls JV, but 8th grader Jarah Kelly (according to her Boys teamates cheering) easily won the race in 22:25
Reilly Friedman of Galloway left no doubts to his talent as he destroyed the Varsity Boys field and cruised in the final 300 clocking a 15:47 winning by over a minute over Whitefield's Robby Keough (16:47) who was busy most of the race fending off soph Dax Willette from Rockdale County who was 3rd in 17:01.
Cross Country Runners are a true 'Brotherhood of Enduring Pain"
Whitewater's Boys have high hopes this season and won the Boys team title besting Rockdale by 23 points. Leading the charge was jr Parker Nail placing 4th in 17:04 with Don Harp in 5th at 17:21. Paideia Frosh Griffin McCauley in his inaugural HS race placed 8th in 17:37. Jonathan Butler showed improvement placing 11th in 18:02 helping Rockdale's runnerup team finish
JV Boys- Sulaimaine Banguru of Rockdale may not be JV much longer as he won the JV Boys overall title in much worse conditions in 19:08.