Ridge (164), Lakeview (223) and Rossville (300). It was the 11th NGAC cross country title for the Heritage boys.
On the girls’ side, Anna Ballard of Dade County crossed the line first, clocking in at 12:45. The trio of Carol Anne Grannamore (13:36), Emily Woody (13:37) and Gracie Murray (13:40) took second, third and fourth for Heritage, while Dade’s Madi McMahan (13:55) was fifth.
The rest of the top 10 was filled out by Lakeview’s Katie Bono (13:57), Saddle Ridge’s Haynie Gilstrap (14:10), Heritage’s Emma Tennyson (14:11), Rossville’s Isabelle McGill (14:28) and Heritage’s Kalei Howard (14:50).
In the girls’ team standings, Heritage amassed 27 points, followed by Dade County (52), Saddle Ridge (109), Ringgold (134) and Rossville (171). LaFayette and Lakeview did not have enough runners to qualify for the team score. It was the 13th all-time NGAC cross country championship for the Lady Generals.
“They did a great job today and they’ve done a great job all year,” Bradley said of his squads. “They’ve been very competitive in every meet they’ve been in this season. I’m proud of the way they went out and battled and how they handled themselves on the course.”