Cross Country Team Excels at Second Baptist Roaring Eagles Meet; Year 5-7 Girls Take 1st Place!

Posted by British International School of Houston on Sep 23 2019 at 09:56AM PDT

Congratulations to all of our Cross Country Runners on one of our best meets of the year. Our meet started at 8am with our Year 11 student Gregory M. taking 5th place (out of 107 runners) overall in the Varsity Boys 3 mile race w/ a time of 17:59. Next, our JV Girls dominated in their 2 mile race with Eva W. winning 1st overall medal (out of 50) in 16:08 and teammate Emer O. finishing with a 6th place medal in 16:57. In our Junior Varsity Boys race Arnaud M. medaled finishing in15th/80 (13:52) and Riley D. 34th/80 15:30).

Our Middle School runners continued to add to the Bulldogs’ medal count John J. taking 4th (out of 159 runners) with a time of 12:32 and Mateo E. finishing in the top 20 in the MS Boys Gold race, while we had more boys competing in the MS Blue race: * Alex W.* 31st , Cameron W. 56th, and Dylan W. 89th. Our middle school girls Lauren S. earned 2nd place (out of 125) w/ a time of 14:05, Eloise M. finished with a 7th place medal in 14:52., and Maddie Henry finished 48th/102 int eh MS Girls Blue race.

This race afforded our Year 5 and Year 6 runners a chance to compete with Year 7 in an open race. The Boys event featured 19 teams and 189 runners. Our boy finished in 6th place. Congratulations to James R., (16th/189), Ethan K. (22nd),* Thomas O.* (29th), Anton V. (70th), Santiago O. (80th), Rykel L. (88th), Thomas W. (91st) , Jack J. (104th), Findlay J. (129th/189).

The Girls Year 5-7 race had over 105 entries and 20 teams participating. Our girls finished 1st overall with a score of 57 points, just above our NAE sister school The Village (63). Stella M. (14th/105) and Maddy M. (15th) both earned medals, Elif S. (19th), Anna A. (21st), LIna V. (22nd), Abigail W. (26th), Claire P. (27th), Alix R. (30th), Isabel S. (39th), Sophie-Jaye B. (61st), and Reanne D. (64th/105).

Our next competition is the Faith West Hills Cross Country Race on Saturday 28th September. This is 10 minutes drive from BISH at 2225 Porter Rd, Katy, TX 77493. If you can come and support a couple of races (or the whole event) then the athletes (and coaches) would really appreciate it. The race atmosphere is great fun and we are looking at another large team entry with some top finish positions.