Cross Country Team finishes in first place

Photo by Felicity Grant, Excalibur Yearbook

Congratulations to the JPII Cross Country Team for finishing in 1st place on August 24th at the Hendersonville Christian Meet. The competition was fierce, but JPII runners triumphed over HHS, FRA, HCA, Gallatin, RePublic HS, and East Robertson.

Cordelia Burks led the women to a 1st place finish at 21:14, followed by Clara Earley 2nd, and Ellie Hemmelgarn 3rd. The men finished strong with Sam McGrath placing third overall at 18:27, Stephen Strickland 5th at 18:32, and Matthew Solarz 6th.