Ellison’s boys snapped Midway’s two-year winning streak at the District 8-6A cross country meet on Thursday morning at the Heart O’Texas Soccer Complex.
The Eagles produced four top 10 finishers for a winning score of 35 points, followed by Belton in second with 45. Midway took third with 72 points.
However, Panthers senior Cal Johnston blew away the field on his way to the individual title, completing the three-mile course in 15:29.73.
On the girls’ side, Belton rolled to the district title with a winning score of 34 points, led by freshman Abigail Cargile claiming the win in a time of 18:46.07. Midway will also move on to regionals by taking second. The Pantherettes were led by junior Maggie Barnum (20:02.27) in 10th and freshman Hannah Bowden (20:09.04) in 11th.
Rosebud-Lott boys, Valley Mills girls dart to titles
Rosebud-Lott senior Jeremy Truesdale scored a 35-second win for the individual title, and the Cougars breezed to the team title at the District 17-2A cross country championships on Thursday at the Heart O’Texas Soccer Complex.
Truesdale clocked 16:57.63, while his teammate Ty Stock was second at 17:35.91.
Rosebud-Lott tallied 33 points, while the Rapoport boys were second at 68.
In the girls’ race, Valley Mills junior Hannah Dillard clocked a personal-best time of 12:02.97 to win gold and lead her team to the title as well. Crawford finished second, led by Holly Dawsen in second.
McGregor boys dominate at 19-3A cross country meet
McGREGOR – McGregor senior Ivan Solis dominated, winning by more than a minute at the District 19-3A cross country meet at Bluebonnet Park.
Solis helped the Bulldogs win district, placing five runners in the top 12 and finishing with 37 points. Whitney (65) took second place.
In the girls’ race, Troy placed five runners in the top 19 compared to Groesbeck’s five in the top 21, allowing the Lady Trojans to edge the Goats, 55 points to 56. Troy’s Cassidy Halfmann (12:39.15) was the overall champ as well.
Baylor soccer hits road
Baylor soccer hits the road to play Kansas State at 7 p.m. Friday in Manhattan followed by Kansas at 1 p.m. Sunday in Lawrence.
The Bears (8-3-2, 2-2-1) is coming off a 3-0 win over Texas Tech on Oct. 6 at Betty Lou Mays Field.
Kansas State is 6-6-1 overall and 1-3 in the Big 12 while Kansas is 6-6-2 overall and 1-2-1 in the Big 12.
BU women’s tennis prepares for ITA Regional Championship
The Baylor women’s tennis program will have five players at the ITA Regional Championship Presented by Oracle on Oct. 13-17. The Texas regional is hosted by TCU at Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center in Fort Worth and begins with main draw doubles action at 8:30 a.m. (CT) on Friday.
Baylor sophomore Angelina Shakhraichuk and senior Theresa Van Zyl, who are 1-1 as a pair this fall, are slated to meet Rishona Lewis and Sofia Murcia of Texas State in the main draw doubles Round of 64 at 8:30 a.m. (CT). Also competing at 8:30 a.m. are sophomore Jessica Hinojosa and freshman Livia Kraus. They will face Alexandra Heczey and Haruka Sasaki of North Texas.
In the main draw singles bracket, Hinojosa was selected as the No. 15 seed and received a bye to the Round of 64. She awaits the winner of Laura Bernardos of Houston and Lucia Natal of UT-Arlington for her 1:30 p.m. match.
After a withdrawal in the Round of 128, Kraus advances to the Round of 64 match at 1:30 p.m., where she will meet the No. 14 seed Bojana Markovic of Texas.
Van Zyl will face Tiffany Hollebeck of SMU in the Round of 128 at 10 a.m. With a win, she would advance to meet the No. 16 seed Sarah Dvorak of Texas Tech at 2 p.m. Van Zyl is currently riding a five-match win streak after claiming the H-E-B Invitational main draw singles title in Waco last weekend.