Woodland girls sixth at Nike/Fleet Feet Coach Wood Invite
The Woodland girls cross country team placed sixth Saturday in the 18-team Championship Division of the 2017 Nike/Fleet Feet Coach Wood 5K Invitational hosted by Mill Creek High School at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus.
The Woodland boys also had a sixth place finish. The Wildcats ran in the Varsity Cardinal Division that was won by North Cobb. Mountain View was runner-up three points back and Johnson was third. Greater Atlanta Christian and Hiram rounded out the top five.
South Forsyth won the girls title with 52 points. The War Eagles were followed by Marietta, Marist, Milton, and Harrison in the top five.
Erin Leonard of Jones County won the individual race that included 165 runners in 18:43.93.
Woodland was led by sophomore Carli Clymer with a 15th place finish in 19:45. The other Lady Cats runners were Angela Cochran (20th, 19:58), McKenna Trapheagen (50th, 20:46), Lindsay Scifers (53rd, 20:51), Baylee Evans (62nd, 20:59), Cheyenne Spinks (66th, 21:06), Mackenzie Stephenson (136th, 23:01), and Avery Hull (155th, 23:40).
Henry Plowden of Westover won the boys individual title in the Cardinal Varsity race. He completed the 5K course in 17:23.68. The field included 112 runners.
The Woodland boys were led by Dylan Stermer (16th, 18:24) and Levi Brandenburg (17th, 18:35). Reece Mitchell (37th, 19:19) was next for the Wildcats followed by Patrick Bollwerk (42nd, 19:30), Kobe Cochran (46th, 19:39), Gabe Shephard (67th, 20:11), Tracy Grimes (75th, 20:33), Bryant Knox (84th, 20:58), and Stanton Bedwell (92nd, 21:16).
Jacob McLeod of Trinity Christian won the Boys Championship race in 15:23.72. Milton won the Boys Championship team title by 95 points over Lambert.
Also on Saturday, the Cass cross country team had three girls and three boys to compete at the Rome All Area 5K Championships at the Floyd County Georgia Highlands College campus.
Olivia Flynn (27th, 23:15), Kaylee Moore (74th, 28:46), and Hannah McDuffie (78th, 29:23) ran for the Lady Colonels. Prem Patel (23rd, 18:38), Ethan Williams (80th, 20:38), and Logan Van Stinj (90th, 21:15) ran for the Colonels.