Varsity and JV ReCaps from at&t Panther Invitational

Varsity Boys cruise down the finishing fairway on one of the most beautiful XC courses in Georgia. (photo by Daniel McCauley)

In the Varsity races Mount De Sales took a surprising team win and Madison Allie from Locust Grove took Individual honors. Carrollton triumphed on the Boys side with Deonte Lee of Ola HS Individual Champ in 17:03.

Madison Allie of Locus Grove earned Gold - posting a time of 20:26.54 (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Varsity Girls- A Private school Mount De Sales showed they were a top 10 A squad by winning the Varsity Girls race with a 23:03 team avg placing 2 in the top 10 including Jr Faith Siror in 4th overall at 21:10 and veteran Jessy Tallant 8th (21:49) Madison Allie tore it up for Locust Grove leading them to a 2nd place team finish winning the race in 20:26. Rounding out the top 3 Individuals were Sabria Wooten of New Manchester (20:39) and Pauline Cobb from OLM 3rd (20:49)

Sabria Wooten of the New Manchester Jaguars earned Silver with her time of 20:39.86.(photo by Daniel McCauley)

Faith Siror (L) and Samantha LiPuma (C) pursued leaders, Madison Allie and Sabrina Wooten (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Faith Siror lead Mount De Sales to the Varsity Girls Team victory - posting 77 points (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Pauline Cobb of Our Lady of Mercy earned the bronze medal (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Deonte Lee of Ola HS and Donald Sener of Carrollton in pursuit of the leader (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Varsity Boys- Deonte Lee of Ola HS flirted with going sub 17: winning the Individual Boys Varsity race in 17:00.52. Will Hatchett from Habersham Central endured a long bus ride from Cornelia, taking 2nd overall in 17:14. Sophomore Donald Sener from Carrollton led the improved Trojans to the team title taking 3rd place at 17:18. Rounding out the top 5 were Robert Pelland of Duluth (17:35) and Khali Madison from Fayett County (17:36). Duluth was a close 2nd as a team 7 points in back of Carrollton and Locust Grove 3rd.

Will Hatchett of Habersham Central ran aggressively, taking the lead (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Jonathan Butler was Rockdale's #1 Bulldog (photo by Daniel McCauley)

The Mustang's Deonte Lee ran a huge PR at 17:00.52 for the Varsity win (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Michael Hopf of the Brookwood Broncos earned Gold in the Freshman race.(photo by Daniel McCauley)

JV Boys- Brookwood and Auburn dominated this race as the Broncos scored 22 and Auburn 40. Three runners went sub 18: including race winner Thomas Ridley (17:38 ) and William Ridley (17:47) from Brookwood and Lane Galloway from Auburn (17:57)

Nick Hyman led the Starr's Mill Freshmen to the Team victory with only 22 points (photo by Daniel McCauley)

Hometown Heros - Starr's Mill Freshmen earned the Team trophy over Brookwood (photo by Daniel McCauley)

The Brookwood Boys celebrated winning the JV Boys Team trophy - posting only 22 points! (photo by Daniel McCauley)

JV Girls- In what is becoming common place JV Girls races, another 8th grader was the Overall winner. Faith Bobak from Wildwood Christian Academy showed she can excel in a 5K race as well clocking a super 20:08. 8th grader Megan Dobso of Fayette was 2nd (21:45) and Grace Lynch of Brookwood 3rd (22:27) leading the Lady Broncs to an ez team win.

The Lady Broncos of Brookwood are the Freshmen Champions! (photo by Daniel McCauley)