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Braswell, Alexander cross country winners

Paige Braswell of the Bainbridge Middle School Lady Cats and Xzavier Alexander of the Seminole Country Middle School Indians were the girl and boy champions of Saturday’s Southwest Georgia Middle School Cross Country Championships at Bainbridge High School.

Braswell finished in a time of 15 minutes, 27.62 seconds, and Alexander finished in a time of 13:56.41.

Bainbridge and Seminole County were also the girls and boys team champions.

Morgan Lane of Bainbridge was seventh overall in the girls division in a time of 19:06.88,

Finishing second through fifth and earning medals with Braswell in the girls division were Anne Franklin of the Pelham Middle School Lady Hornets in a time of 16:51.45; Caitie Gordon of Bainbridge in a time of 17:21.46; Sherkelia Johnson of the Mitchell County Middle School Lady Eagles in a time of 17:47.30, and McKenzie Smith of Pelham in a time of 17:57.94.

Other Bainbridge Lady Cat finishers were Rebekah Minks, who was ninth in a time of 20:26.04; Allie Deal, who was 10th in a time of 20:38.07, and Emma Griffin, who was 13th in a time of 23:53.63.

Turning in second- through fifth-place, medal-winning performances behind Alexander in the boys division were Guthrie Edwards of the Pelham High School Hornets in a time of 13:57.71; Brad Cox of the Bainbridge Middle School Bearcats in a time of 14:44.60; Ruben Rivera of the Pelham Middle School Hornets in a time of 14:57.68, and Darren Brown of Seminole County in a time of 16:31.62.

Other Bainbridge runners were Ryan Bradwell, who was seventh in a time of 17:09.65; Will Pollock, who was 10th in a time of 19:31.17; Ben Cox, who was 11th in a time of 20:01.76, and Trey Walker, who was 12th in a time of 20:03.17.