The Lower School cross country team placed 12th out of 32 teams Saturday at the state cross country meet in Knoxville. Eighth grader Porter Spiceland finished 11th overall and classmate McEwen Taylor placed 79th. The two scores qualified them for the national middle school meet.
Fellow runners were eighth grader Dallas Keras with a time of 13:21; eighth grader Carter Wildrick with a time of 13:32; seventh grader Coleman Russell with a time of 13:33; eighth grader Michael Langston with a time of 14:25; and seventh grader Carson Alexander with a time of 14:44. Seventh grader Will Brezina ran in the Lower School JV race with a time of 14:33. The event closed out a great season for Coach Matt Bakke’s team. Congratulations, Owls!