The Lady Scots Cross Country Team competed at the Birdville Invitational on Saturday, October 6th. The Varsity had two teams – the Gold Team placed 1st and the Navy Team placed 4th. Sophomore Sophia Oliai led the Lady Scots as she placed 1st with a time of 18:43.18 (a new personal course record). Senior captain Maddy Stephens placed 2nd with a time of 20:09.89, and sophomore Isabel Blaylock placed 3rd with a time of 20:14.41 (a new personal course record). The other top four team members were freshman Alli Grace Ott (20:14.94), juniors Phoebe Spackman (20:31.96), Gracyn Applegate (20:57.46), and Grace O’Keefe (21:09.30).
In the JV Division, the team also placed 1st. Freshman Sterling Willis placed 3rd with a time of 22:37.22. Senior Ashley Adams placed 6th (23:07.98 – a season best), and senior Libby Kinahan placed 7th (23:09.61). The other top four team members were senior captain Kat Gough (23:16.83 – a season best), freshman Lily Baumgartner (23:29.74), senior captain Lizzy Brimmage (23:34.17 – a season best), and junior Rebekah Miller (23:34.47 – a new personal record).
Six new personal records were set: Rebekah Miller, Lola Rodriguez, Caroline Dugan, Bethany Spence, Ellie Jones, Jordan Ott, and Francie Pierce. Also six new personal course records were set: Sophia Oliai, Isabel Blaylock, Anastasia Helms, Maddie Brown, Kristen Adams, and Anna Garrett.