On Thursday, October 25th, the Jackson County cross country team competed in their region track meet. The meet was held in Lamar Murphy during mid-day, with an overcast sky. The Varsity boys did great, with Russell Hendley placing 8th, Dawson Miller Placing 9th, Jett Gonzalez 17th, Armando Gonzalez 20th, Eli Griffeth 22nd, Jason Crowthers 25th, and Jack Thomas in 40th. Their performances were good enough for the boys varsity team to land third in region.
The girls Varsity did phenomenal with two top ten finishers, with Jaycie Ponce finishing 4th and Hayden Ponce finishing 9th. Some other great placements were, Hazel Allen at 18th, Kayla Sheppard at 24th, Reagan Bewley at 25th, Madeleine Mierzejewski at 30th and Tiffany Holly at 31st. Girls Varsity also was placed at 3rd in region.
The state cross country meet will take place in Carrollton, on Saturday, November 3rd. All boys and girls who placed in the region meet will be able to participate in the state meet, including Dalton Hunsinger and girls alternate, Amber Todd. Make sure to wish them good luck at their meet!