This Saturday, the Richmond middle school cross country team competed in the Randolph Southern Invitational, competing against 19 other middle school teams!
The girls team placed 6th overall, scoring 170 points. Keena Barker finished 7th overall and was the top runner for Richmond with a time of 12:34. Jackie Orihuela was the second runner for Richmond and placed 28th with a time of 13:44. Jackie was also the first fifth grader to finish the race!
The top 5 Richmond runners for the girls were:
Keena Barker, 12:34
Jackie Orihuela, 13:44
Kami Depew, 14:36
Allison Stout, 14:54
Katie Peacock, 15:17
The boys team placed 6th overall, scoring 154 points as a team. The first Richmond runner was Jamie Pegg. Jamie placed 21st for the boys’ race with a time of 11:55, making this his personal record for the season. Of all the teams who competed this Saturday, Richmond boys had the smallest spread between the first runner and the fifth runner. There were only 29 seconds between our first and fifth runner!
The top 5 Richmond finishers include:
Jamie Pegg, 11:55
Alex Orihuela, 11:59
Brodie Morken, 12:22
Isaiah Moore, 12:24
Ethan Newton, 12:24
This was our best showing so far and we hope to continue to improve as we near the end of our season. We had 10 prs total this weekend including; AJ Carter, Isaiah Moore, Ethan Newton, Alex Orihuela, Jamie Pegg, Brodie Morken, Amaya James, Aubrey Scalf, Jackie Orihuela, Katie Mathena, Clara Noxon, and Katy Peacock.
IS cross country has their last home meet of the season tonight (Monday) at 5:00 at the Glen Miller golf course against New Castle. Come out and support the Red Devils!