Both of Aledo’s cross country teams earned a trip to the Class 4A Region I meet, to be held in Lubbock on Saturday.
For the boys, Colby Caldwell finished second, with Hunter Owens finishing in fourth. Rounding out the Aledo field, Michael Meadows medaled in sixth place, with Gage Chamberlain finishing eighth. Zach Morrow finished in 12th place.
The varsity Ladycats team tied with Arlington Heights for first place. Gillian Law finished second, just three seconds behind the leader. Kandace Canaday followed Law with a third-place finish. Lanie Payblas and Alex Farrington added points to the team total with sixth and seventh-place finishes, respectively. Roundin out the top 10 were Amy Larson, who took ninth place and the 10th-place finisher, Becky Owens.
Weatherford’s district cross country meet was held last Thursday, at Joe Pool Lake and featured a large and highly competitive field.
Lady Roos runner Ronni Middleton had a fourth-place finish for Weatherford, earning a spot at the Region I meet, to be held in Lubbock on Saturday.
Other finishers for the girls were Cassandra Kirby (35th), Cheyenne Barfield (38th) and Jessie Opella (39th).
Tyler Jones led the Weatherford boys team (27th), followed by Quinn Wright (43rd), John Bessire (46th), Seth Cooke (47th), Jordan Simmons (48th), Travis Lynch (53rd) and Brandon Cashion (55th).