Aided by Katrina Thoms' gold-medal performance, Gatesville High captured second place at Monday's District 17-4A meet held here. The Hornets totaled 51 points, just a few spots behind meet-champion Lorena's 33-point effort. Hillsboro joins GHS and Lorena as regional qualifiers, finishing third with 85 points, followed by Chinj Spring (89), Connally (121) and Robinson (132). Thoms continued her stellar fall season, completing the two-mile course in a time of 12:47. However, she was not alone in the medal department. Teammates Kiana Taff and Caitlyn Chacon also finished among the Top 10 - Taff seventh with a time of 14:18, Chacon 10th with a time of 14:32. Other GHS results: Sydney Gilbreath 15th (15:06), Tiffany Davis 18th (15:14), Katie Ferguson 20th (15:23), Bailee Armstrong 32nd (16:16). Gatesville now sets its sights on the upcoming 4A-Region III meet, which will be held October 23 in Huntsville. From there, the top three teams and top 10 individuals qualify for the Class 4A state meet.
Girl's Cross Country - Mon, Oct. 9, 2017