Blankenship takes 1st at Invitational
The Cedartown cross country team is off to a solid start, with one of their runners picking up a first place finish in the race, and the team finishing in the top 5.
Cedar town’ s boys placed third at the Armuchee Invitational over the weekend on Saturday, and the girls finished 10th overall.
Jason Blankenship won the varsity boys race with a time of 17:31.
Shortly behind him was Elijah Pace with a time of 18:39.
“All the boys had a great race this weekend,” said head coach Kristen Little in an email on Saturday night.
It was a solid start on the season for the boys after they took a 12th place finish at the Ridge Ferry Invitational.
From the girls side, Holly Duncan placed 10th with a time of 25:08, and Alli Hicks placed 11th with a time of 25:14.
“Today was a perfect day to run,” said Little.
The Lady Bulldogs team finished 19th in the opening meet of the season at the Ridge Ferry Invitational.
Little said the team is back in action this Saturday at Woodland High School for their upcoming meet.
Jason Blankenship crosses the finish line at the Armuchee Invitation.