XC runs away with District win

Fairfield's Varsity Lady Eagles were named District Champs for a ninth year in a row after a fabulous District meet in Fairfield recently.
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By Eagle Beat entertainment editor Morgan Coleman

As heavy rain threatened, the Eagles lined up for the district cross country meet on their own course. After months of training and hours of anticipation, the runners gave the district meet their all and secured their place at the regional meet.

The varsity boys placed second as a team, and for the ninth year in a row, the varsity girls earned the title of District Champs. Following a successful District meet on Oct. 9 in Fairfield, both teams will travel to Huntsville to compete in the Regional meet on Oct. 22.  The only JV boy to place was Leon Rosales, finishing 21st with a time of 20:50.35.

“The kids did a great job yesterday,” Coach Tarsha Graves said. “I am very proud of all of the runners and satisfied with the work they have put in this year." Both JV and Varsity girls placed first as a team. In the varsity girls race each individual placed in the top 10.

Competing against 26 runners, varsity girls placed as follows:

 

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