(all photos by Enrique Tomas)
Atlanta International School brought it on Friday after Lunch, and won perhaps their first Girls Cross Country State title in school history. Reagan Mahoney led the Eagles attack as she took overall runnerup in 19:37, frosh Cara Joyce (perhaps the most improved female running at the State meet) crossed in 19:43 for 4th place and yet another freshman Tahlia Pemberton placed 12th at 21:42. Their top 4 are all underclassmen...
Sr. Jackie Addy was not challenged as the speedster from Holy Innocents flew to the Individual title in a winning time of 19:02. Hayden Puett helped the lady Golden Bears to a 4th place team finish placing 5th at 20:12.
Wesleyan's Girls did pretty much what their Boys squad did except more packed in. The lady Wolves surprised alot of teams Friday as they rang up a 2nd place team Podium spot having a 1-5 split of just :18 which key in besting Landmark Christian by 1 point. Ashley Doran was 17th, Sophie Villa 18th and Danielle Kelly 19th.
Jr Erin Fegans of Landmark Christian was 3rd overall matching her region effort, clocking a 19:42 for 3rd overall and Maggie Jones placed 11th at 21:24. Rouding out the top 10 Individuals earning All-State recognition were: Brooke Browning of Hebron Christian 6th (20:20), Jordan Walter of Paideia 7th (20:29), Luna McCauley of Paideia 8th (20:33), Georgia Piper of Hebron Christian 9th (20:52) and Abbie Clark of North Cobb Christian 10th (21:16)