The Glen Rose varsity girls cross country team earned fifth place competing in a large-school division at a meet last week in Haltom City, and the GRHS varsity boys took sixth in their division at the Billy McCreight Invitational held in Whitney.
GRHS girls coach Ramsay Ghazal noted that his girls squad turned in a “super job” competing in “a very tough 5K course at Haltom City in the (Class) 5A-6A division.”
The Lady Tigers were fifth in the field of 14 schools in the Sept. 21 meet, dubbed The Metroplex Challenge.
Jocelyn Mims, who finished third overall in the large school division, medaled along with Bree Baker, who was 17th. Mims completed the 5,000-meter course in 20:22.08. Baker’s time was 22:27.04.
Also for GRHS, Laura Ogletree (23:33.50) was 36th, Alexis Mims (23:44.31) 37th; Avery Turner (24:00.57), 40th; America Gutierrez (25:06.11), 48th, Liz Gutierrez (25:24.54), 52nd and Ashlyn Williams (26:09.48), 60th.
Richland won the girls team title in the 5A-6A Division with 40 points, followed by Hurst L.D. Bell with 69. Glen Rose had 224, for sixth.
The GRHS boys were led in Whitney by Orrin Miller, who took 10th place with a time of 19:09.41 in the 5,0000-meter event, held Sept. 20.
Carson Osborne was next among the Tiger runners, finishing in 21st place overall with a time of 20:08.45. Next were Dristan Cathey (20:33.31), 29th; Colby Pounds (20:54.56), 36th; and Mason Daniels (24:41.98), 71st.
The boys team championship was won by Keene Smith with 48 points, ahead of runner-up Hillsboro with 94. The Tigers had 161 points.