Bearcat Invitational sees great runs from Bainbridge, GCA runners
Published 5:40 pm Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The Bainbridge High School Bearcats cross country team finished second in a 17 team field from Georgia, Florida and Alabama at Saturday’s Bainbridge High School Bearcats and Lady Cats annual Invitational Meet at the school track.
Poncherella Leonard was second overall with a personal best time of 16:55. Caleb Harris also had a personal best time of 17:31 and finished tenth.
The top three Bearcats runners behind Leonard and Harris in the 177-runner field were Bennett Enfinger, Brenden Greene and Perry Waddell.
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The Lady Cats also had a strong effort, finishing sixth in a 13-team, 120-runner field. The top five Lady Cats were Uriyah, Davis, Camry Fillingame, Aida Diaz, Lani Jackson and Aileen Mejia. Uriyah Davis won an individual medal for third place with a personal best time of 21:58.
Gabe Parker of the Grace Christian Academy Cougars finished sixth with a time of 12:28 in a 143-runner junior varsity boys field and Perra Harrell of the Grace Christian Academy Lady Cougars finished seventh in a time of 22.19 in the varsity girls field to take home medals.