(all photos by Enrique Tomas)
Will Wallace (c) and Zachary Roe (r) of Westminster
Coach Tribble's troops attacked as Westminster defended their 2017 title scoring 49 points, as the Cats' earned 3 Individual All-State spots (5th thru 7th). Their team average was a speedy 17:03 and tight 1-5 split of :37. Will Wallace placed 5th overall at 16:47, with Zachary Roe right behind in 7th at 16:50 and Peter Huff closed hard finishing 7th in 16:53
Peter Huff of Westminster and Jackson Borden of Lovett
Lovett had to fight off a big challenge from the #1 3A public school North Hall and managed to do so by 8 points. The Lions depth from 1-5 was too much, including a 1-5 split of 1:00 Jackson Borden was in that 2nd group the entire race and placed 8th overall clocking a 16:55 to lead Lovett.
Edward Blaha of Pace Academy
Pace held on for the final team Podium spot besting a feisty Jefferson Dragons' squad by 6 points. George Adams placed 10th going 17:03 earning an All-State nod and frosh Edward Blaha had a strong race placing 13th in 17:18 Ben McGinnis from Dawson County raced well placing 9th in 17:00 earning All-State status and leading Dawson to 6th as a team 2 points behind Jefferson.