The Wheatridge Cross Country team ran at the Trail Ridge Middle School meet on Sept. 16. It was a hot and humid day, but the Mustangs all had great performances.
The seventh grade girls’ team took second place overall, and many personal records were set. Hannah Elliott earned a medal with a sixth place finish (6:23 PR), Natalie Claycamp earned a medal with a twelfth place finish (6:46 PR), Olivia Hinck (6:55 PR), Charli McGill (6:55 PR), Natalie Yarbrough (7:14) and Taylor Dryden (7:36) all had great races.
The seventh grade boys set many personal records during their one mile race as well. Jackson Elsey (6:36 PR), Gage Graham (6:36 PR), Trevor Hamilton (7:17 PR), Kyler Leadbetter (7:35), Tyler Utter (8:39), Will Korosec (8:53), and Sam McQueen (9:43 PR) had awesome third races of the season.
The eighth grade girls’ team consisted of Jillian Velasquez who earned a medal with a tenth place time of 15:41, Zoey Edwards who earned a medal with an eleventh place time of 15:42, and Sadie Helms (16:44). Shane Chambers ran the last race of the day with a time of 15:27.
The Mustangs travel to Spring Hill on Sept. 21 for their fourth meet of the season.