The Wheatridge Cross Country team traveled to Spring Hill on Sept. 21 for their fourth meet of the season.
The seventh grade girls’ team took first place overall. Hannah Elliott led the one mile race and earned a first place medal with a time of 6:23. Natalie Claycamp came in fifth place (6:54), Natalie Yarbrough came in seventh place (6:57 PR), and Charlie McGill took ninth place (6:59) and all three girls earned medals. Taylor Dryden (7:21 PR) and Oliva Hinck (7:22) rounded out the girls team performances.
The seventh grade boys’ team did a great job. Jackson Elsey and Gage Graham both ran 6:43, Kyler Leadbetter (7:21), Tyler Utter (7:40 PR), Will Korosec (7:53 PR), and Sam McQueen (9:02 PR) all had great races.
All three eighth grade girls ran medal earning times in their two miles race – Zoey Edwards took fourth place (14:31 PR), Jillian Velasquez took fifth place (15:38), and Sadie Helms took eighth place (16:16). Shane Chamber ran the last race of the day with a time of 15:05.
The Cross Country team is looking forward to running the hills at the Ottawa meet was Sept. 23.