A senior and a freshman paced the Franklin County cross country team at the Big Bend Invite at Apalachee Regional Park Sept. 1.

Senior Damien Freeman led the boys with a 115th place finish, with a time of 22:07.80. Freshman Jahneese Brathwaite led the girls by finishing 14th, with a time of 26:59.20.

Coach Kati Morgan Hathcock has one of her largest ever rosters of boys and girls, with many of them middle schoolers, just now starting to blossom.

Other finishers among the boys were:

135) sophomore Austin Gray 22:52.00

150) sophomore Francisco Juan 23:36.70

175) junior Elijah Bowden 25:37.30

188) sophomore Jarvis Turrell 27:10.80

191) junior Levi Bilbo 27:41.50

196) freshman Michael Square 28:21.60

197) ABC seventh grader Reece Juno 28:28.20

203) junior Eden Brathwaite 30:07.80

205) First Baptist freshman Carter Kembro 30:21.80

215) sophomore Cody Cassidy 32:58.30

224) senior Tommy Varner 44:25.10

 

Other finishers among the girls were:

197) freshman Marlee Tucker 29:37.90

210) ABC seventh grader Avery Pharr 30:41.80

221) sophomore Makayla Varner 31:59.30

224) First Baptist junior Lydia Strickland 32:20.70

240) eighth grader Adia Barber 35:57.00

243) First Baptist sophomore Eva Strickland 36:54.50

247) seventh grader Zoey Burkett 42:49.70

249) seventh grader Andrea Cruz 46:45.30