Cross Country Results from Defiance Early Bird
Wednesday Aug 29, 2018 12:00am
The Eagles were anxious but eager to compete on 89 degree HIGH humidity day. The night started off with Quintyn Burt bringing home 2nd place in the JH Boys race. Jake Turner was 64, Johnny Hicks was 68, and Connor Patten was 97 and ALL had great first Cross Country Races.
The second race of the night was the JH Girls. Our JH Lady Eagles finished in a competitive 7th place in the team standings. They were led by 7th grader Alexa Dominguez in 19th, Brandi Schoefield was 27th, Darbi Stewart was 32nd, Kila Reeser was 33rd, and Grecia Dominguez was 60th. Then the HS boys took the course and competed well under the heat with top finisher being Senior Blake Sakos in 53rd and followed by Freshamn Tucker Beres in 60th.
The HS Girls ran fantastic races also with Chloe Baker finishing 33rd, while Eryn Shaw (74) and Jenna Roth (82) both running Personal Best at the 5k distance.
The Eagles look forward to a break in the heat and are back in action this Saturday at Columbus Grove. The HS boys toe the line at 9am, HS Girls at 10am, followed by the JH Girls at 11:35am and the JH Boys at 12:05pm.