2017 Year in Review – Westwood Cross Country

As 2017 draws to a close, Thunder Radio Sports looks back at some of the highlights of the calendar year for each of the 40 prep teams we follow and report on.  Today we look back at the year for the Westwood cross country teams.  The Rocket harriers completed another strong season complete with Bodey Todd competing in the state meet in Knoxville.

Thunder Radio reported on the their final meet of the season in a story we published on September 22nd

Patricia Barrera of Westwood XC

The Westwood Middle School cross country teams closed out their season on Tuesday in Fayetteville at Don Davidson Park.  The Rocket and Lady Rocket harriers ended the year on a high note as they each captured high individual finishes and strong team finishes.  Lady Rocket Patricia Barrera won the girls’ race while Bodey Todd had a 2nd place finish for the Rockets.

The Westwood Rockets won the team championship outdistancing 2nd place Culleoka.  Todd’s ran a time of 9:55 to capture 2nd place a mere 4 seconds off the race winner.  Louie Frazier(with a time of 10:04) finished in 3rd place followed by Brady Nugent(10:26) in 4th place.  Other Rocket runners were: Luke Beachboard(10:42) in 7th place; Connor Cravens(11:10) in 11th place; John Dobson(11:12) in 12th place; Keiton Sherrill(13:02) in 25th place and Jon Askins(13:14) in 27th place.

The Lady Rockets came in 2nd place behind Forrest.  Barrera paced the Lady Rockets with a time of 10:48 for the individual race win.  Rylea McNamara (12:23) finished in 9th place while Lizbeth Martinez(13:07) came in 17th place.  Other Lady Rocket runners were: Kailee Rossman(13:10) in 18th place; Mattalyn Goney(12:21) in 22nd place; Marisol Moreno(14:21) in 27th place; Leonor Moreno Rivera(14:35) in 28th place and Brookelyn George(14:40) in 31st place.