The Junior High Cross Country teams nearly swept the Moore Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 11. The seventh-grade and eighth-grade boys’ teams each taking first place. The seventh-grade girls took second place.
Leading the seventh-grade Bluejays was Jaxson Mayer finishing second with a time of 12:47.49. He was followed by Aiden Potter in seventh 13:19.65 and fifth-grader Aiden Foster 13:31.60. Rounding out the scoring was Josiah Dement in 17th (14:09.74) and sixth-grader Jaxson Brown in 22nd (14:23.50)
The team won the meet beating Edmond Cimarron by six points and Moore by 11 points. There were eight teams and 86 runners competing.
Leading the eighth-grade boys’ team was Reid Watson finishing in seventh place with a time of 12:39.10. He was followed by Isaac Talley in 12th place (12:59.04), Grayson Schlabach in 18th (13:39.43), Corbin Madison in 26th (14:14.41) and Zach Allen in 27th (14:19.15).
The boys won the meet, finishing ahead of Moore by 21 points. Del City finished third in the field of seven teams. The race featured 72 runners.
The seventh-grade girls fell 10 points short of first place, finishing behind Summit Middle School. They beat the third-place team by 43 points. They competed in a field of nine teams with 78 runners.
Leading the girls was third-place finisher Taylor Schroder with a time of 14:24.81. A host of other Bluejays rounded out the top 20 including sixth-grader Avelyn Salee in fifth place (14:30.48), fifth-grader Kylee Canary in seventh place (14:41.89), Addison Poupard in 15th place (15:20.23), sixth-graders Ally Carey in 18th place (15:28.18) and Jaydin Alexander in 19th place (15:36.38).
The eighth-grade girls did not compete.
The next junior high meet will be Saturday, Sept. 18 at Hennessey.