Different state, similar result for the Scottsboro varsity cross country teams.
Scottsboro posted top-10 finishes in both the varsity girls and boys “Red” divisions during the Knights Crossing Invitational in Salem, Virginia on Saturday.
The SHS boys posted a fourth-place finish, their third top-four finish in as many races. Meanwhile, the Scottsboro girls ran to a ninth-place finish.
Virginia teams Oakton (73), Christianburg (119) and Blacksburg (122) finished ahead of the SHS boys (127).
Hayden Judge was Scottsboro’s top finisher for the third straight week. The sophomore finished third with a personal-record time of 16:03.10.
Benson Atkins followed with a 10th-place finish (16:28.90) for the Wildcats while Rex Green was 26th (17:04.60), Ben Gossett 31st (17:11.80) and Hal Leighton 60th (17:41.80) to round out Scottsboro’s five point-scorers. Also for Scottsboro, Will Coleman finished 61st (17:43.40) while Josue Vela Castillo was 67th (17:52.00), Brady Thomas 71st (17:54.70), Zach Avenel 75th (17:59.80) and Bobby Parsons 87th (18:12.30).
The Scottsboro girls posted a team score of 330.
Hannah Cloud was the top finisher for the Scottsboro girls, placing 22nd with time a of 20:25.10. McCall Chandler finished 29th (20:40.10) while Amber Littles 86th (22:21.30), Wylie Webb 102nd (22:49.50), Kaylee Farr 108th (22:55.60), Skylar Farr 116th (23:04.20), Katie Jones 124th (23:17.90), Ava Duke 134th (23:30.90) and Emily Littles 138th (23:39.80).