Lambert Boys Dominant, Mill Creek Girls Steal Away Team Title

Berry College Clara Bowl ReCap

Lambert Boys are the Team Champs (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Varsity Boys

Lambert's Horns' may move up fom their pre-season #3 ranking after taking the team win with 74 points. The key was a tight pack with a nice 1-5 Split of :29  Leading that pack were: Senior, Bryon Grogan placing 8th in 16:35, Brandon Burt 9th at 16:37 and Tyler Fox crossing 12th in 16:40.

Bryon Grogan (R) and Brandon Burt led the Horns' stampede to the team title (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Chase Condra of Peachtree Ridge drives uphill towards the finish (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Chase Condra of Peachtree Ridge, cruised to the Boys overall win clocking a sweet 15:59.15. Ben McCoy of Blessed Trinity, led the Titans to a strong 2nd place team effort, taking runnerup honors as well, posting a 16:12. Christian Corsello from Parkview charged hard behind McCoy seizing 3rd place at 16:14. Rounding out the top 5 were Heritage's Jallah Galimah in 4th going 16:24, followed by Adrian Hernandez from Allatoona in 16:36. St. Pius X secured 3rd place as a team witha nice 1-5 split of :28 led by Senior Daniel Grosch's 21st in 16:57.

Ben McCoy of Blessed Trinity raced to 2nd Overall (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Christian Corsello of Parkview had a great race placing 3rd (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

The Top 5 Varsity Boys at Berry (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Mill Creek's Girls repeat as Girls Champs (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Varsity Girls

It was a very tight team race that was determined by Mill Creek's #5 (soph Hannah Olive) who bettered her counterpart from Ravenwood by 9 positions, just putting Mill Creek over the hump for a 1 point margin of victory. Leading the Hawks' with top 10 finishes were: Camryn Petit taking 5th in 19:08 and Sara Scales 7th at 19:14. Putting on an impressive display for Ravenwood (a top Tennessee team) was Junior Annika Sleenhof, who ran away from a tough field turning in a 17:49. 

Annika VonSlef of Ravenwood scorched the course for the Girls Individual title. (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Serena Tripodi led Lovett to a 3rd place team finish (despite the abscense of Haley Hooper, who will be back later in the season) Tripodi took overall runnerup honors behind Sleenhof with a solid time of 18:37. Victoria Simmons of Siegel HS took 3rd place in 18:46, followed by Peachtree Ridge's Mary Katherine Knott in 4th at 19:05  Creekview came in 4th (3rd Ga squad) in the team standings led by frosh Nyah Hernadez (16th- 19:43) and Anna Hyde back in 26th at 20:18.

Serena Tripodi looks to be in top form again as she placed 2nd. (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Mary Kathryn Knott of The Ridge took 4th Overall. (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Camryn Petit led Mill Creek's efforts taking 5th Overall. (photo by Chris D'Aquin)

Top 5 Varsity Girls (photo by Chris D'Aquin)



23 performances met the MileSplit US Second Team standard.

5,000 Meter Run17:49.35Annika SleenhofRavenwood High School
5,000 Meter Run18:37.06Serena TripodiLovett
5,000 Meter Run18:46.12Victoria SimmonsSiegel High School
5,000 Meter Run18:50.30Makena Gatesunattached
5,000 Meter Run19:05.98Mary Kathryn KnottPeachtree Ridge High School
5,000 Meter Run19:08.17Camryn PetitMill Creek High School
5,000 Meter Run19:13.12Carley BramanGirls Preparatory School
5,000 Meter Run19:14.46Sara ScalesMill Creek High School
5,000 Meter Run19:18.73Taylor LuthringerSignal Mountain High School
5,000 Meter Run19:33.87Kira StanleyHarrison High School
5,000 Meter Run19:36.78Skylar EnglishDacula
5,000 Meter Run19:38.11Kenedi RodneyDacula
5,000 Meter Run19:38.35Jamie BlaylockRavenwood High School
5,000 Meter Run19:38.64Tarin SuleAllatoona HS
5,000 Meter Run19:39.39Ella KubanRavenwood High School
5,000 Meter Run19:40.43Nicole PachutaOconee County High School
5,000 Meter Run19:43.23Marisa PetitMill Creek High School
5,000 Meter Run19:43.37Nyah HernandezCreekview
5,000 Meter Run19:44.45Jaelen AlexanderWhite County High School
5,000 Meter Run15:59.15Chase CondraPeachtree Ridge High School
5,000 Meter Run16:12.12Ben McCoyBlessed Trinity
5,000 Meter Run16:14.10Christian CorselloParkview High School
5,000 Meter Run16:24.88Jallah GalimahHeritage High School