(pics by Chris D'Aquin, contribution by Chris Carter)
Zunair Manzoor leads the Broncos to an another team title as he took the Overall win in 15:51.95
Brookwood poured it on Saturday at the International Horse Park course scoring 54 points, with a team average of 16:27. Manzoor (C) led the way winning Overall honors in 15:51, Sr. Jordan Bullock (3rd fr/left) had a breakout race taking 3rd place at 16:03, and Patrick Smith (red shirt) placed 5th in 16:11.
Chase Condra from Peachtree Ridge earned Overall runnerup with a 15:59 performance.
Jordan Bullock has improved greatly from 2015, as he ran :55 faster than 2015 clocking a 16:03 for 3rd Overall.
Central Gwinnett's Alex Avalos had a great race placing 4th overall for the Black Knights in 16:11.27.
Patrick Smith made it 3 Broncs' in the top 5 as he raced to 5th a step behind Avalos in 16:11.78
Mill Creek's tighter 1-5 Split of :45, made the difference in taking 2nd place as a team by 10 points. Stephen Velezquez's 9th place finish led the Hawks.
Collins Hill was a strong 3rd with a team average of 16:57. The Eagles were sparked by Merrick Rizzo's 8th place finish of 16:33
Brookwood's Girls who were ranked 8th All-Class after Week 4, should ascend the ladder after their performance Saturday at the Horse Park. The Lady Broncs pulled the upset over #2 Mill Creek winning by 14 points. The key to victory was the top 5 placing in the first 14 spots crossing the mats with a team average of 19:49 and 1-5 Split of 1:28. Coach Chris Carter commented after the meet, "God has blessed me with a great group of kids to coach and very supportive parents to work with. The girls have worked hard, and I was glad they got the win. I am proud of the way the girls competed in the heat yesterday, from our number 1 girl to our number 133. Lauren ran a great race. She's working harder than she ever has, putting in more miles than she ever has, and I was very glad that it paid off for her."
Lauren Flynt flew to the Overall win for Brookwood posting a solid 18:52 on the Horse Park layout.
Mary Kathryn Knott of The Ridge, continues to race well taking Overall runnerup at 18:57.
Lyndsey Fowler from North Gwinnett (R) outlasts Sara Scales of Mill Creek by .07 clocking a 19:09.62.
Dacula's Skylar English turned in a 5th place performance of 19:22.
Mill Creek foursome poses with their medals and 2nd place team hardware.
North Gwinnett had a great race at County this Fall placing 3rd as a team.
15 performances met the MileSplit US Second Team standard.
|5,000 Meter Run||18:52.71||Lauren Flynt||Brookwood|
|5,000 Meter Run||18:56.59||Mary Kathryn Knott||Peachtree Ridge High School|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:09.62||Lyndsey Fowler||North Gwinnett|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:09.69||Sara Scales||Mill Creek High School|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:22.36||Skylar English||Dacula|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:30.45||Camryn Petit||Mill Creek High School|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:31.57||Kenedi Rodney||Dacula|
|5,000 Meter Run||19:32.61||Elizabeth Saliba||Brookwood|
|5,000 Meter Run||15:51.95||Zunair Manzoor||Brookwood|
|5,000 Meter Run||15:58.26||Chase Condra||Peachtree Ridge High School|
|5,000 Meter Run||16:03.41||Jordan Bullock||Brookwood|
|5,000 Meter Run||16:11.27||Axel Avalos||Central Gwinnett|
|5,000 Meter Run||16:11.78||Patrick Smith||Brookwood|
|5,000 Meter Run||16:14.77||Christian Corsello||Parkview High School|
|5,000 Meter Run||16:23.81||Alex Haggard||Peachtree Ridge High School|