Saturday 10/7/17: The Prattville cross country teams competed at the Jesse Owens Classic in Danville, Alabama in which over 200 schools from 5 states participated. Prattville was impressive with five Top-10 finishes and 19 new PRs (personal records). Standout performances include the following:
- Senior Wes Domsalla raced in the Men’s Red Division among 498 runners from 39 schools. He finished runner-up with a time of 17:33 trailing the leader by just 2 seconds. His performance was honored with the 2nd place on the podium, a Top-10 medal and a Top-30 T-shirt.
- Junior Ryan Holtzscher finished 6th in the Men’s Red division with his new PR of 18:03. He earned a Top-10 medal and a Top-30 T-shirt.
- Freshman Lizzie Allen raced in the Women’s Red Division among 261 runners from 23 schools and led the Prattville team to a 4th place finish. She finished 3rd overall with a new PR of 21:05 and only trailed the leader by 8 seconds. Her performance was honored with 3rd place on the podium, a Top-10 medal, and a Top-30 T-shirt.
- 7th Grader Catherine Ragsdale finished 4th in the Women’s Red division with her new PR of 21:12. She earned a Top-10 medal and a Top-30 T-shirt.
- Junior Sophia Loy finished 9th in the Women’s Red division with her new PR of 21:51. She earned a Top-10 medal and a Top-30 T-shirt.
- Senior Sydni Fuqua , a 4-year XC veteran who has competed in over 20 races, totally demolished her old PR today by slashing 2 minutes and 12 seconds from her fastest time. AMAZING!!!
CONGRATULATIONS to the following runners for setting new PR’s:
- Ryan Holtzsher (Jr.) – 20 seconds
- Alex Bibb (7th Gr.) – 52 seconds
- Carter Gracin (So.) – 11 seconds
- Wolfe Dudle (So.) – 19 seconds
- Griffin Hyatt (Jr.) – 0.05 seconds (It counts!)
- Tyler Dillon (Sr,) – 43 seconds
- Erick Carillo (Sr.) – 46 seconds
- Brody Nummy (8th Gr.) – 4 seconds
- James Gaston (8th Gr.) – 27 seconds
- Christopher Foster (7th Gr.) – 41 seconds
- Kayden Finkbeiner (Sr.) – 34 seconds
- Lizzie Allen (Fr.) – 19 seconds
- Catherine Ragsdale (7th Gr.) – 13 seconds
- Sophia Loy (Jr.) – 8 seconds
- Sarah Holston (So.) – 16 seconds
- Sydni Fuqua (Sr.) – 2 minutes 12 seconds
- Sarah Foster (Sr.) – 57 seconds
- Morgan Tucker (Jr.) – 47 seconds
- Arianna Smith (Fr.) – 1 minute 9 seconds
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The Prattville Cross Country teams will be in action next Saturday at the AUM Warhawk XC Challenge on the campus of AUM in Montgomery. Girls race first at 8:00am and boys race at 8:45am. Come out and cheer them on.