Hebron Cross Country
Hebron Elite & Varsity Cross Country Teams Are Repeat Champions at Friday Night Hawk Invite!
Hebron High School defended its Girls Elite team title at the Friday Night Hawk Invite Friday, Aug. 19th at McInnish Park in Carrollton. The Hawks once again won the Elite girls' team title, took fourth in the Elite boys' team race, took fifth in the Junior Varsity boys' team race, took seventh in the Junior Varsity girls' team race, and won the Varsity girls' race. Northwest Nelson won the Elite boys' team title as well as the JV girls' title and Coppell won the JV boys' race.
The Hebron girls were led in their win by junior Abby Riordan, who finished third in the Elite girls' race in 12:12. Sophomore Aalyia Fazel was sixth (12:25) and junior Kaitlyn Irving was seventh (12:30). Senior Hannah Pettigrew finished 10th in 12:44 and senior Amanda Case was 11th in 12:50. Rounding out the top seven for the Hawks was Junior Madi Turner in 17th (13:13) and sophomore Paige Loehding in 22nd (13:20). The race was won by Abilene's Ashton Endsley for the third year in a row with a time of 11:22.10.
Senior Conner Miller was the top finisher for Hebron in the Elite boys' race covering the two-mile course in 10:10 to finish fourth. He was followed by junior Adam Dayani in fifth (10:17), sophomore Myles Richter in 18th (10:48), and sophomore Dylan Lowe who was 32nd (11:05). Finishing out the top seven for Hebron was sophomore Carson Yarbrough in 37th (11:12), freshman Ross McKee was 38th (11:13.) and sophomore Grant Goodrich was 60th (11:35).
The Varsity girls won their race led by Sophomore Annmarie King who finished 6th in 13:26. Senior Alyssa Barrientos was 7th in 13:28 and sophomore Brielle DeHaven was 11th in 13:40. The rest of the Hawks top finishers in this race were Abby Hampton in 14th with a time of 13:42, and sophomore Mia Regan in 15th with a time of 13:43. Also running for Hebron was freshman Kayla Delay in 19th with a time of 13:55, sophomore Peyton Williams in 22nd with a time of 14:00 and freshman Sofia Reyes in 38th with a time of 14:32.
Hebron junior Tayahna Perkins was the Junior Varsity girls' runner-up with a time of 13:10 and sophomore Harrison Brode was the top finisher for the Hawks in the Junior Varsity boys' race finishing in 12th with a time of 11:35
It was a good start to our season, said Hebron Head Coach William Fairhurst. This is our starting point and we have to build off of this.
Hebron next runs Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Greenhill/Luke's Locker Relay at Norbuck Park in Dallas, Texas.
Cross Country Team Accolades
-PattiSue Plumer, U.S. Olympian