Cross Country Dominates County Invitational
The Ashville High School Boys' AND Girls' Cross Country teams dominated at the St. Clair County Invitational on Saturday, September 17th. The two teams took 1st place in the 1A-4A division, producing a girls' and boys' first place finisher in Meghan McCarthy and Daniel Tully, respectively.
Girls' Individual Finishes:
Meghan McCarthy, 1st place (21:26.14)
Callie Stewart, 2nd place (22:03.79)
Kathleen McCarthy, 3rd place (22:24.79)
Boys' Individual Finishes:
Daniel Tully, 1st place (18:08.69)
John Michael Norris, 2nd place (18:08.91)
Cesar Segura, 4th place (19:25.89)
Jose Rodriguez, 8th place (22:07.25)
When asked about his thoughts on both teams' finishing numbers and victories, coach Logan Cornutt was very pleased with the result.
"I first off want to thank God for allowing me the opportunity to coach such an amazing group of kids. They're truly a blessing to work with! I also want to say how proud of this team I am. These guys and girls work so tremendously hard day in and day out, and I'm so glad for that to finally pay off. We are a really young team, and we all expect great things from one another. With the work that they are all putting in, we are going to run some truly awesome times before this season is over."
The girls' team averaged a time of 23:21, and the boys' team averaged a time of 19:15.
Information and photos contributed by Becky Staples.