The Westwood Cross Country team competed in their first meet ever on Tuesday in McMinnville. The boys team won the meet as Samuel Workman and Andres Cavalie finished 1st and 2nd in the race outdistancing the other 34 runners in the meet. Workman finished at 14:05 with Cavalie on his heels at 14:06. Cory Walker finished in 11th place and Jacob Moore , Eric Randolph and Aiden Stovall all finished in the Top 20. For the girls, Mary Elizabeth Spradley was the top finished for Westwood as she finished in 11th place at 18:24. Katherine Hills came in 15th place, Sunshine Mai finished in 20th place while Aiden Widner was 21st and Zoe Mills was 23rd. Those 5 runners gave Westwood a score of 67 which was not enough to knock off Cannon County in the team competition. The Westwood Cross Country team’s next meet is set for September 22nd at Old Stone Fort.
The CHS Cross Country team continued their improvement on Tuesday in McMinnville as all the Red Raider runners lowered their personal best times. As a team, the Red Raiders finished 3rd out of 6 teams competing. Individually; Andy Rossom was the top finisher for Coffee County finishing in 8th place, out of 62 runners, at 19:29. Scott Randolph finished in 12th place, Maxwell Nicoll was in 15th place and Caleb Buck finished in 26th place. For the girls, junior Makenzie Morgan was the top finisher as she finished in 13th place. Kayla McCormick had a personal best of 30:36 to finish in 22nd place. The Raider thinclads are back in action next Tuesday as they will host a home meet at Old Stone Fort.