Lady Aggies win Elkmont Invitational, Aggies place 2nd; Cold Springs and West Point preparing for huge Thursday meet


ELKMONT – Fairview ended their regular cross country season on Tuesday in the Elkmont Invitational. The Lady Aggies ran their way to a first-place finish while the Aggies came in second out of 10 teams taking part in the event in extreme north Limestone County.

Alex McDonald, the winner last week in the varsity girls’ county cross country meet, had a very respectable finish, coming in third with a time of 22:06. The winner, Lori Holmberg of Lexington, finished the 5K run at 21:17.

Helping the Lady Aggies win the overall title were Emma Gardner 12th at 24:19, August Stancil 14th at 25:07, Tiffany Lodge 15th at 25:07.35 and Kennedy Chambers 22nd at 26:11.

Fairview produced 62 points from its five runners, getting by Lexington who had 64. Athens Bible was third at 71, Elkmont in fourth place at 105 and East Limestone fifth with a total of 114.

Cody Fallin gained a fourth-place finish for the Aggies with a finishing time of 18:10. Freshman Quinton Chambers was sixth at 18:47, Jacob Guthrie 10th at 19:18, Will Butler 23rd at 20:15 and Blake Hogan 31st at 20:36.

The Aggies will host the AHSAA Class 5A, Section 3 Meet next Thursday with the varsity girls running at Fairview Community Park at 2 p.m. and the varsity to compete at 2:45 p.m.


Cold Springs and West Point to compete in northwest Alabama XC championship

OAKVILLE – Coming off winning the Cullman County title last week at Good Hope, the Cold Springs Eagles and Lady Eagles, as well as West Point, will end the regular season Thursday running in the northwest Alabama championship at Oakville’s Indian Mounds Park.

This meet will consist of teams from schools located to west of Interstate 65, northwest of Alabama Highway 69 and north of U.S. Highway 78.

Thirty-six schools, ranging from Class 1A such as Vina, Meek and Shoals Christian, to the 6A level, featuring Muscle Shoals, Florence, Austin, Athens and Decatur, will compete, including Cold Springs and West Point.

The varsity girls will run at 4 p.m. with the varsity to get their meet underway around 4:30 p.m.

The site will also host the AHSAA championships the weekend of Nov. 12.


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