Eagle Invitational Takes Flight In Photos

Championship Boys was the first race of the Eagle Invitational.  Race Director Coach Tomy Sitton of East Jackson HS did a terrific job organizing this well thought out event, with safety protocols in place. Lamar Murphy Park is a beautiful all-grass venue, featuring a variety of hills as well as flat sections.

(Photos by Dan McCauley)

Henry Hayden and Patrick Pitts of Lovett vs. Elijah McCauley and Sam Colton of Paideia

Paideia Pythons Co-Captains Sam Colton and Elijah McCauley take up the chase

Donangelo Marshall and John Jessup of Gainesville battle with North Atlanta chasers

Henry Haden takes the win in 16:41.40

Sam Colton, Runner-up, only two seconds back

Patrick Pitts outsprints Donangelo Marshall and Ethan Curnow

Championship Girls featuring 53 athletes

Ashley Sosa (2904) and Ashley Thompson of Gainesville go straight to the front

Catherine Townsend of North Atlanta takes up the chase

Lyric Minter and Sabrina Mejia of Duluth work together

The Ashley Show - Thompson takes over the lead from teammate Sosa

Catherine Thompson chases in third place

Luna McCauley of the Pythons

Ashley Thompson with the win in 19:22.93

Ashley Sosa, Runner-up, nine seconds back

JV Boys - Race #1 

Lovett powers to the lead

Hunt Shurling enjoys racing his Lovett teammates

Hunt Shurling for the JV Boys win in 18:37.08

Josiah Aafaw of Greater Atlanta Christian earns Silver

JV Girls crest the starting hill

Freshman Addie Harper of Morgan County takes the early lead

Freshman Morgan McCormac (3055) paces winner Haile Rowe-Anderson of Greater Atlanta

JV Boys - Group 2 - West Forsyth, West, West, West, West, West, West, and West

Middle School Boys led by Thomas Latham of Run Zero 2 Hero

Sam Wingfield of Morgan County takes up the chase

Thomas Latham storms to the win in 10:42.10

Sam Wingfield earns Silver

Middle School Girls led by Eva Murphy of Georgia Elite Youth Running Club

Eva Murphy powers to the win in 12:29.51

Lillian Glass of Atlanta Track Club - Youth earns Silver