Both the boys and the girls cross country team finished in third place in their respective Sectionals at Crawford County on Oct. 7, good enough to advance to next weekend’s Regional.
The boys’ team finished in third place with a score of 104. Christian Academy, the highest ranked team in the Sectional, won with a score 24. New Albany was a distant second with 83 points.
For the girls, they also had a nice showing, finishing in third place with 109 points. Floyd Central won the girls side with a score of 26. Corydon Central was second with 54.
Rocio Lozado and Haley Nichols were the Red Devil’s highest finished for the girls. The duo finished 16th and 17th, respectively, both crossing the finis line at 22:07. Taylor Wooten, the third-highest JHS finisher, finished 22nd overall in a time of 22:57.
Both teams will return to action next Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Crawford County Regional. The races should being at 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., and admission is $5 per person for the day.