The EHS Cross Country Teams had a great day this past Saturday in Arlington. The girls team finished 4th overall and the boys team finished as regional cross country champions! Michelle Gomez qualified for the state meet, finishing 4th overall on the girls side. The boys team qualified for the state meet. The boys finished with an unbelievable overall score of 36!! Evan Arambula finished first among all the 2A boys. Mark Zimmerer finished 4th and Jason Ballenger finished 7th. No other team even came close to having three runners in the top ten. The state cross country meet will be held this coming Saturday, November 10, at Round Rock’s Old Settlers’ Park. The 2A girls race at 10:50 AM, followed by the 2A boys at 11:10 AM.
Overall results for the girls were: Michelle Gomez – 4, Samantha Crocker – 21, Meagan Gunter – 35, Noa Taylor – 39, Casey Bramblitt – 43, Madi Allen – 46, & Crystal Garza – 93. The girls overall score was 142.
Overall results for the boys were: Evan Arambula -1, Mark Zimmerer – 4, Jason Ballenger – 7, Hunter Rose – 11, Gavin Kirkhart – 21, Preston Schwartz – 34, & Austin Givan – 124. The overall score for the boys was 36. Second place was a distant 105. Evan’s first place finish was 28 seconds in front of the second place runner.
In volleyball, the Lady Bulldogs will be playing Commerce for the regional quarterfinal championship on Tuesday. The game will be played in Terrell and will start at 8:00 PM. The Lady Bulldogs have already won the bi-district championship and the area championship.
Monday – Bulldog Extra – 3:45 – 5:45
Tuesday – Bulldog Extra – 3:45 – 5:45; Regional Quarterfinal Volleyball v. Commerce in Terrell – 8:00 PM
Wednesday – Bulldog Extra – 3:45 – 5:45
Thursday – Bulldog Extra – 3:45 – 5:45; MS and JV football at Lone Oak – 5:00
Friday – End of 2nd 6 Weeks; Varsity football v. Lone Oak – 7:30; Senior Night
Saturday – State Cross Country Meet – Round Rock – Girls race at 10:50, boys race at 11:10.