Brookwood Sweeps Team and Individual Titles at Gwinnett County

Varsity Boys

(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

Varsity Girls

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.




Elite Performances:

15 performances met the MileSplit US Second Team standard.

5,000 Meter Run18:52.71Lauren FlyntBrookwood
5,000 Meter Run18:56.59Mary Kathryn KnottPeachtree Ridge High School
5,000 Meter Run19:09.62Lyndsey FowlerNorth Gwinnett
5,000 Meter Run19:09.69Sara ScalesMill Creek High School
5,000 Meter Run19:22.36Skylar EnglishDacula
5,000 Meter Run19:30.45Camryn PetitMill Creek High School
5,000 Meter Run19:31.57Kenedi RodneyDacula
5,000 Meter Run19:32.61Elizabeth SalibaBrookwood
5,000 Meter Run15:51.95Zunair ManzoorBrookwood
5,000 Meter Run15:58.26Chase CondraPeachtree Ridge High School
5,000 Meter Run16:03.41Jordan BullockBrookwood
5,000 Meter Run16:11.27Axel AvalosCentral Gwinnett
5,000 Meter Run16:11.78Patrick SmithBrookwood
5,000 Meter Run16:14.77Christian CorselloParkview High School
5,000 Meter Run16:23.81Alex HaggardPeachtree Ridge High School