Prosper XC Runs Away With Top 20 Finishes at Southlake Invitational

Last Saturday morning, Prosper Cross Country competed in the Southlake Invitational. Varsity girls finished 9th out of 36 teams. The teams were comprised of both 6A and 5A teams. The girls finished third in the 5A division. Tatum Castillo led the way for the Lady Eagles finishing 20th out of 253 runners and completing her 5K race in 18 minutes and 38 seconds.
Varsity boys competed in the 5A and under division. The boys team took first place out of 22 teams. Leading the way for the Eagles was Wyatt Landis. He finished seventh out of 159 runners and finished his 5K race in 16 minutes and 42 seconds. Three other Eagles were in the top twenty finishers in this race; Alex Velez, 9th, Leon Valdman, 14th and Hamilton Burdett, 18th.
The JV girls also competed in the 5A and under division and took first place in a field of 12 other teams. Reagan Beaver led the team coming in second out of 159 runners. Finishing among the top 20 were Emma Kruse who came in 3rd, Kirsten Towle who placed 6th, Kelsey Hodges who took 15th and Anna Johnson who came in 18th.
The JV boys also finished first in the 5A and under division. They raced against 17 other teams. Alex Williams led the team and finished first out of 231 runners in this race. Jacob Choi, Bryce Earls, Cody Duke, Carter Derebery, Jordan Rose, and Jacob Cronin all placed in the top twenty.
The Eagles runners achieved many personal records this past weekend.
This weekend, cross country has a bye but will tie up those sneakers again on September 23 for the LoveJoy Invitational at Myers Park in McKinney.

Renee Marler | Renee@CedarbrookMedia.com

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