Cross-country ready for Region Meet

Published 5:40 pm Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Coach Yvette Green’s Bainbridge High School Bearcats and Lady Cats cross country teams will be competing Thursday in the Region 1-AAAA Meet at Thomas County Central Middle School.

The top seven runners will compete at the Region 1-AAAA Meet with an eighth place alternate.

“We had some good practices this week and I am looking forward to us turning in some strong times at the Region 1-AAAA Meet,” coach Greene said. “Thomas County Central High School’s 23rd annual Yellow Jackets and Lady Yellow Jackets Invitational Meet, which was our final regular season meet, was at Thomas County Central Middle School so we are familiar with the course.”

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The Bearcats were second overall at the Central Invitational and their top five performers were Poncherella Leonard, Caleb Harris, Bennett Enfinger, Brenden Greene and Perry Waddell. The Lady Cats were fifth overall and their top five performers were Uriyah Davis, Camry Fillingame, Aida Diaz, Aileen Mejia and Lani Jackson.

Poncherella Leonard won first place overall with a time of 15:46 on a three mile course. Caleb Harris came in 10th with a time of 16:53.

Personal best races for the season were turned in at the Thomas County Central Invitational by Bearcats Wright Cook Grayson Graham, Brenden Greene, Nathaniel Lambert and Perry Waddell and Lady Cats Aida Diaz and Hannah Klock.