The following information and pictures were furnished by head cross country coach, Josh Sypert.
The Eustace Cross Country Teams competed at the District Meet on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Four Pines Ranch in Eustace.
All 6 teams, Middle School Girls and Boys, JV Girls and Boys, and Varsity Girls and Boys were able to take the District Championship titles. Out of the 4 high school races; 3 teams were able to get a perfect score.
The Varsity Boys were District Champs finishing all 7 runners in the top 7 spots. They were lead by District Champ Ericsen Gudjohnsen, then it was Gabe Purselley who placed 2nd, Andrew Page placed 3rd, Zane Arambula placed 4th, Ben Warren placed 5th, Brandon Richardson placed 6th, and Nicolas Westbrook placed 7th.
The JV Boys entered 6 runners and placed in the top 6 spots. They were lead by District Champ Cade Yates, then it was Mike Wong who got 2nd, Bucky Womble placed 3rd, Micah Zimmerer placed 4th, Cameron Carpenter placed 5th, and Matthew Melton placed 6th.
The Middle School Boys were District Champs and lead by individual District Champ Dalton Page, next was John Saine who was 3rd overall, Nate Holland was 4th, Christian Rohbacher, was 5th, Jaden Lopez was 6th, Trent Kirkpatrick was 7th, David Gilbreath was 9th, Michael Ballow was 10th, Samuel Marquez was 12th, Dylan Evans was 15th, Cade Adair was 17th, Danny Stout was 19th, and Ryan Powers and Colby Hunt were 22nd and 23rd.
The Varsity Girls were District Champs and had 7 runners in the top 13 places, they were lead by individual District Champ Chanda Westbrook, next was Skye Burns who placed 3rd, Molly McAtee and Cara Henson placed 5th and 6th, Shelby White placed 9th, and Reece Thorne and Chloe Moore placed 12th and 13th.
The JV girls entered 10 runners and they all placed in the top 11 spots. First was District Champ Brooke McAtee, then it was Alyssa Shaddox who placed 2nd, Gracie Woodland placed 3rd, Destinie Culpepper placed 4th, Yasmine Washington placed 5th, Arian McDonald placed 6th, Lily Sorrells placed 7th, Jacey Warner placed 8th, Mackenzie Nolan placed 9th, and Breanna Ragan placed 11th.
The Middle School Girls were District Champions with a dominant performance. They were lead by a pack of bulldogs starting with individual District Champ Avery Kyer, Then it was Macy Penix who placed 2nd, Sabrina Davis placed 3rd, Jeanne Pickett placed 5th, Krislyn Westbrook placed 6th, Jordan Romano placed 7th, Ashton Milner placed 9th, Bailey Holbert placed 10th, Georgia Utz placed 12th, Elexis Porte placed 13th, Jessica Tadlock placed 18th, Mattie Goodson placed 19th, Melissa Millan placed 22nd, Kelsey Brooks placed 23rd, Havynn Mahaffey placed 25th, and Emily Usmiller placed 26th.
The Varsity Teams will compete this coming Monday, October 26, 2015 at Regionals in Huntsville, TX. The girls race at 8:30 AM and the boys race at 9:00 AM.