Burnin’ it up in Burleson


Cherokee Farmer, Reporter

The Lions and Lady Lions cross country teams traveled to Burleson on September 3rd and competed very well in the 4A classification.  The varsity girls placed 2nd with 47 points finishing behind Bridgeport, while the varsity boys also placed 2nd with 52 points, finishing behind Arlington Oak Ridge.  They competed extremely well against schools in larger classifications.

Varsity girls’ times and places were as follows: (76 runners) 

2nd place- Tate Wells- 13:03

8th place- Jillian Roberts- 14:05

10th place- Karly Ivy-14:32

12th place- Emma McClure-14:38

15th place- Xaviera Smith- 14:47

16th place- Skye Gill- 14:49

17th place- Presley Calhoun- 14:53

20th place- Ava Larson-15:19

26th place- Lilee Newbanks-16:03

27th place- Kelani Burleyson-16:04

29th place- Everly Joplin- 16:23

32nd place- Kaelyn McWilliams- 16:42

35th place- Patricia Gallardo- 16:42

36th place- Kassi Ballard- 17:26

38th place- Devyn Weiland- 17:37

46th place- Edith Estudillo- 18:29

50th place-Jasmine Rios- 19:00

51 st place- Lilly Davis- 19:09

Varsity boys places and times: (50 runners) 

2nd place- Packard Smith- 18:27

8th place- Alec Saltzman- 20:10

9th place- Tyler Akins- 20:18

16th place- Ashton Cross- 21:32

17th place- Leo Huerta- 21:56

21st place- Clay Akins- 22:14

35 place- Connor Brown

JV Boys times are as follows: (144 runners) 

John McEwen- 22:15

Riley Newbanks- 22:23

Sean Akins- 24:59

Jorin Roberts- 25:33

Issac Cook- 25:57

Austin VanZuiden- 26:42

Brendon Watt- 33:41