The Kerr Cross Country teams traveled to Decatur, Tx to take part in the Reunion Run hosted by Decatur High School. The course is was laid out over the reunion grounds and featured many log cabins and stage castle that drew over 120 runners in each race.
Leading the 7th grade girls to a 4th place finish was Jocy Galvin who placed 3rd overall in the race. This is Jocy’s second straight race to earn a top 10 finish. Also earning her first medal and top 10 finish of the season was Fantasia Bond running to a 9th place finish.
Leading the way for the 8th grade Lady Cougars was Serena Bursuch. Serena raced out to lead and led from start to finish winning the 8th grade girl Reunion Run Individual title. This is Serena’s 3rd race of the year where she has placed in the top 10. Also finishing in the top 10 was Sydney Aalbers placing 9th and earning her first medal of the season.
In the 7th grade Men’s race Michael Tidwell and Travis Clark led the cougars to a great finish. Tidwell placed 3rd overall and Clark placed 4th. This is first time that both Tidwell and Clark finished in the top 10. The 7th grade men won the 7th grade race beating out 10 other middle school teams.
In the last race of the day the 8th grade men were led by Corbin Franco and Trenton Kelly. Franco claimed the individual title in the race placing first and Kelly placed 2nd. Franco and Kelly have earned an award for each meet they have ran this year. Also earning medals were Jacob Meador placing 5th and Nick Scarpello placing 8th. The 8th grade boys ran away with the team title. This is the 7th consecutive meet the men have won both the 7th and 8th grade races.
The Kerr Cross Country teams are back in action next week in Hurst, Tx when they take part in the Flying Hawks Invitational hosted by Birdville High School.