Runners Perform Well at UT Tyler Meet

 The Grace JH Cross Country team competed this past Saturday in the Tyler Lee Invitational at UT-Tyler.  It was a large event with 26 teams and 272 girls on the girls side and 27 teams and 284 boys on the boys side.  For the girls – Emma Goetz again ran away from the field finishing just shy of a minute ahead of the 2nd place finisher. She ran a 12:09 to finish in 1st place.  Addison Mathews ran a great race and came in 5th place with Casey Goetz coming in at 12th.  Olive Brookshire and Audrey Kirby rounded out our top 5 finishers.  Our other runners (in order finished): Kora Rucker, Deborah Mercado, Sophia Gilmore, Zoe Coates, Hazel Finley, McKenna Camp, Molly Cannon, Juliet Montier and Adi Beverly.  

For the boys – Chris Alexander finished with a strong 7th place finish only seconds out of 2nd place.  Dayne Edens, Christian Henry, Gabriel Adams and Sam Jenz rounded out our top 5. Our other runners (in order finished): Zayden Coates, Clive Johnson, Ayden Serrato and Carter Zimmerman.  Great job Grace Cougars!!

We will finish up our season by hosting the TAPSAC JH CROSS COUNTRY MEET at Faulkner Park on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Girls will run at 9:00am followed by boys at 9:40am.  We hope you can come out and support these athletes – they have had a tremendous season!!