Two and a half months of training and hundreds — maybe even thousands of miles — paid off for the Waxahachie cross country teams Thursday evening.
In what is sure to be one of the hottest meets of the season, the varsity Lady Indians dominated the field while the Indians had three top-50 finishers. Alyson Moore also began the season with a new program record.
The work for the Tribe began the week after graduation at the end of May, head coach Edward De la Cruz said. He explained those 7 a.m. voluntary summer workouts five days a week are designed to help promote year-around running and estimated about 30-40 kids attended, ranging from junior high to returning varsity runners.Type your paragraph here.
The Varsity Boys finished 6th out of 24 teams in the Region II Cross Country Championships. It was their best finish since 1999. Brandon Gilliland placed 9th and is moving on to State. Kirby Chandler was 28th, Brandon Moore was 47th, Joshua Kane was 66th, Rafael Aguilar was 68th, Sam Molina was 103 and Josh Manning was 146th.
The Waxahachie Girls Cross Country Team competed in the UIL District 10-5A meet Thursday, October 12th at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie.
The girls varsity team placed first which earned them the first ever district championship for the Waxahachie girls cross country program.
Medalist: Emma Curry placed 1st overall, Alyson Moore 2nd overall, and Emily Mackel placed 9th overall.
Varsity Team Members: Emma Curry, Alyson Moore, Emily Mackel, Cathryn Bigham, Izabella Curiel, Brooke Trull, & Bailee Jennings
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