Cross country runners always want their last race of the season happen in the state meet and that is exactly what happen for 9 Guthrie High School runners. The day was capped off with the BlueJay team holding the Class 5A Academic State Championship.
The Harding Lady Bison’s cross country team placed three runners, including Guthrie’s Rachel Roberts, in the top eigh to claim the Great American Conference championship.
The Guthrie boys cross country team will be headed to this week’s state meet in Edmond along with two Lady Jays after competing in the Class 5A regional this weekend in Tulsa.
The Guthrie boys cross country team dominated the field over the weekend en route to winning the Lindsay Invitational. The Lady Jays captured sixth overall.
While the numbers may remain down for the Lady Jays cross country team, the duo of Lauren Toney and Lexi Hastings are doing well on their own.
The 2012 Guthrie Cross Country once again got under way with the annual Guthrie Cottonwood Classic. This year’s event marked the 15th running of the cross country meet.
Guthrie seniors Walker Cross and Jonathan Ogan wanted to finish first and second together at the Class 5A state track meet just like they wanted to do last fall at the cross country state meet.
SEARCY – Four members of the Harding women’s cross country team were among a total of 354 NCAA Division II student-athletes who earned 2011 All-Academic status from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
In its normal November meeting some of the elite cross country runners in Oklahoma and Arkansas met up for their annual race.
The two-time defending 5A state champion, Guthrie BlueJay cross country team, finally meet their match at this years state meet. However, head coach Clay Tarter could not have been more proud of his team.