- Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:38
- Written by Super User
Eagles Cross Country Team Compete for 3rd Straight Year
The Eagles Boys 2013 Varsity Cross Country Team.
Julia Boudreau became the 1st Lady Eagle to qualify for the NCHSAA State Cross Country Meet 2 Years in a row.
The Screaming Eagles Boy’s Varsity Cross Country Team made it to the 4A NCHSAA Championships for the 3rd consecutive year this past Saturday, November 2nd at Beeson Park in Kernersville, NC. The Boys were not the only ones to make it. Julia Boudreau was able to fight back after having a appendicitis surgery unexpectedly in the middle of here season and run faster than she did last season. With her performance at the NCHSAA Championship she became the 2nd fastest girl to compete in this Meet at Ashley High School, placing 71st with a time of 20:01.
In the boys race the Eagles finished 16th giving them an overall record of 85-37. The fastest Eagles in this race was Will Mayo at 17:09 in 81st Place. Right behind will was Sophomore Cody Benton who ran his 2nd fastest time of the season with a 17:11 taking 82nd Place, Stephen Wilson was 87th with a 17:17, Daniel Lancaster was 95th with a 17:31, Rylee Smith was 110th with a 17:54, Joseph Harty finished after being spiked and finished in 125th with a 18:20, and Chris Avery was 129th with a 19:07. The Eagles ended the season with a average time of 16:36 a new school record. The girls also finished there season with a new school record of 20:56. And while the boys will be losing 6 of their top 10 Senior the girls keep all there top 10 for next season. In all it was a great year for both the boys and girls Cross Country Teams. The Boys were Mid-Eastern Conference Champs for the 3rd Straight year, 3 Straight trips to the NCHSAA 4A Championships, a Regular Season Record of 35-3, Average Time for 5 Runners dropped to 16:36, and the 10th Grade Record was destroyed by Cody Benton with a 16:50 at the Regional Meet. On the Girl’s Side they had there best every Average Time at a Regionals Meet with a 21:03, finished 7th and had under 200 points, took 4th at the Mid-Eastern Conference Championships despite having 4 of there top 5 either: sick, injured or having to drop out of the race. The Ladies also beat last year’s school record after having a Regular Season Record of 29-11 and the Overall Record as well at 45-28. From here most of the kids will be training for Track, while others will be: in the pool for swimming, or on the Lacrosse or Soccer Field in the spring.