The Scottsboro varsity boys turned in another dominant effort on the course on Saturday.
Scottsboro posted a perfect score of 15 and Wildcat runners grabbed seven of the top eight spots to win the large-school division title at the Scottsboro Black and Gold Cross Country Classic on Saturday.
“Did great,” said Scottsboro coach Luke Robinson. “We’ve still got to get those (time) splits a little a tighter. We’ve got to close those gaps.”
Scottsboro finished with a winning perfect low score of 15, which occurs when a team has the top-five individual finishers. Fort Payne was second and Sparkman was third.
Scottsboro’s Hayden Judge won the race with a time of 15:58.62. Cooper Atkins finished second (16:26.02), Benson Atkins fourth (16:31.31), Rex Green fifth (16:48.02), Zach Avenel sixth (16:58.10), Noah Bonsall seventh (17:27.54), Ben Gossett eighth (17:36.33), Brady Thomas 10th (17:44.44), Josue Vela Castillo 12th (18:01.52), Jackson Howes 13th (18:12.54), Ridge Wells 16th (18:46.92), Zach Reichle 33rd (21:40.67), Jo Carlile 36th (21:51.45), Christian Kilgore 44th (22:28.35), Colin Selenerick 52nd (24:31.59) and Nathan Bearden 53rd (25:14.85)
Scottsboro finishes second in large-school girls — The Scottsboro varsity girls team posted a runner-up finish in the large-school girls race behind champion Fort Payne.
Scottsboro’s Maddie Gossett was the individual race winner with a time of 20:11.26, a 30-second improvement from her opening week fourth-place performance at the Lawrence County Pepsi Challenge.
“Great race for Maddie,” Robinson said. “She’s going to there (under 20 minutes).”
Hannah Cloud finished seventh (22:19.82) for the Wildcats while Lauren Paradise was 10th (22:50.46), Kaylee Farr 17th (23:55.68), Sera Laney 19th (24:50.36), Wylie Webb 20th (25:51.14), Katie Jones 24th (26:00.92), Emily Littles 26th (26:24.07), Daniela Ola 27th (26:32.15) and Anabelle Parrish 29th (28:05.34).
Scottsboro wins JV races with perfect scores — The Scottsboro junior varsity girls and boys teams won the Black and Gold Classic’s junior varsity race titles by posting perfect scores.
Emma Bradford won the large-school junior varsity girls race with a time of 13:32.49. Cambree Bradford finished second (13:45.17) while Sadie Latham was third (13:53.81), Ally Campbell fourth (13:57.73) and Mabry Bonsall fifth (14:14.72).
Also for Scottsboro, Smith Bradford finished seventh (14:32.69), Makenna Howes eighth (14:43.81), Gracy Coley ninth (14:57.89), Cadence Laughlin 11th (15:39.28), Shelton Linville 13th (15:57.64), Sayde Webb 29th (18:19.55), Emma Carlson 39th (22:27.42), Abbie Young 53rd (27:25.32) and Lydia McDonald 54th (28:08.75).
Meanwhile, Scottsboro placed runners in the Top 10 positions in the junior varsity boys race, which was not divided in to large-school/small-school divisions.
Evan Hill took the top spot with a time of 11:26.61. Hamilton Richardson was second (11:59.33), Josh Hill third (11:59.49), Wilson Hill fourth (12:20.03), Cameron Estes fifth (12:20.13), Johny Felix sixth (12:23.54), Stephen Jones seventh (12:44.19), Joe Black eighth (12:52.70), Alex Avenel ninth (12:52.95), River Green 10th (13:01.12), Eli Sparks 12th (13:23.62), Mcgee Kilgore 15th(14:04.09), Ben Davis 16th (14:09.95), Camden Porter 17th (14:10.36), Cole Synder 23rd (14:50.69), John Merritt 24th (15:06.40), Brady Strickland 27th (15:54.26) and Josh Laney 38th (20:04.83).
NSM’s Josue Luna finished 11th (13:09.78) while Kolby Giles was 26th (15:16.49), Kolton Cooper 28th (16:05.24), Kayden Gilley 33rd (17:34.84) and Skyler Holland 35th (17:46.83).