The Grizzlies kicked the day off with an impressive 1st place finish in the 6A-7A race at the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational. They were led by Zac Cantrell who finished 3rd with a time of 17:32. Followed shortly behind Zac were Jake Kenney (18:05 for 6th place) and Chris Youngblood (18:12 for 8th place). Rounding out the top 5 were Brian Stacy (18:43 for 14th place) and Jonathan Cook (19:13 for 24th place). Finishing in 41st and 52nd where Will Jobe (19:38) and Mathew Bowker (19:51). The Grizzlies held off Newman by 3 points to win the race.
The Lady Grizzlies continued the momentum and finished in 1st place as well with an impressively low score of 24 points where the top 5 Lady Grizzlies all finished in the top 10 of the race. They were led by Makena Gates and Nyah Hernandez who went 1-2 in the race with the times of 19:12 and 19:52, continuing their 1-2 placement streak from Berry the week before. Finishing in 5th, 7th, and 9th were Alysa Miles (21:11), Anna Hyde (21:48), and Lane McTyre (22:02). Anna Brewer (16th) and Bella Thomas (24th place) finished in the top 25 with the times 22:47 and 23:08.
The Grizzlies and Lady Grizzlies will be competing next weekend at the Warpath Invitational at Boling Park.