Cross-country teams are strong

Published 8:15 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2012

MEDAL WINNERS: Top Bainbridge High School Bearcats cross country runners get together after Saturday’s Quail Trail Run at Thomasville’s Pebble Brook Plantation. From left are Chase Harris, Josh Moorehead, Bennett Enfinger, Taylor Colon, Perry Waddell, Grayson Graham, Tae Ross, Brandon Greene, Broc McVay and Derrick Allen.|Submitted photo

Coach Lisa Enfinger’s Bainbridge High School and Bainbridge Middle School Bearcats and Lady Cats cross-country teams turned in strong efforts at last Saturday’s Quail Trail Run at Thomasville’s Pebble Brook Plantation.

The Bearcats, who finished third in a 20-team field, were led by Chase Harris, who was second overall, completing the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in a time of 17:22.65.
The run’s boys champion was Travis Covert of Maclay (Fla.), who edged out Harris with a time of 17:09.18.

The Lady Cats, who finished eighth overall in the 20-team field, were led by sisters Paige and Amber Braswell, who were fifth and seventh overall in times of 21:53.18 and 22:11.08. The girls championship was won by Alison Peters of Lowndes County, with a time of 20:25.34.

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Bainbridge’s Carson Inlow finished seventh overall in the two-mile boys middle-school run and Madison Wiggins was the top Lady Cats finisher in the two-mile girls middle-school run.

Bearcats finishing behind Harris in the boys 5,000-meter run included Bennett Enfinger, who was 13th in a time of 18:54.14, Brad Cox, who was 20th in a time of 19:20.14, Brian McMillan, who was 27th in a time of 19:57.96, Brenden Greene, who was 29th in a time of 20:05.18 and Perry Waddell, who was 39th in a time of 20:22.08.

Lady Cats finishing behind the Braswell sisters in the girls 5,000-meter run were Caitlin Cato, who was 43rd in a time of 25:35.52, and Rebecca Conner, who was 62nd in a time of 26:48.55.