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First Flight boys win Virginia meet

Returning to pre-hurricane form the First Flight boys cross country team dominated its competition at a September 22 Virginia meet.

Grabbing first place overall, Nighthawks junior Zach Hughes toured the course at Bruton High School north of Williamsburg in 16:24.384 and was the first of six First Flight runners to finish among the top 10 places. With that effort First Flight boys dominated the seven-team meet with a winning first place score of 18 points.

In 2017 Terek Kirsch was the individual first place winner. His time of 16:46.126 led Menchville to a team title with 35 points.

Running with only five scoring runners First Flight girls placed fourth with 90 points. Madison Pugh was the first Nighthawks thinclad to finish timed at 21:23.722.

First Flight is scheduled to host a home cross country meet Saturday, September 29, with the boys running at 10 am followed by girls at 11.

Team and individual results from the September 22 Big Cat Cross Country meet at Williamsburg, Virginia, include:

Varsity Boys Team Scores
1 FIRST FLIGHT 18
2 MENCHVILLE 57
3 MONACAN 80
4 BISHOP SULLIVAN 115
5 SPOTSYLVANIA 132
6 BRUTON 166
7 TRINITY 178

Individual varsity boys results:
1 Zach Hughes    (First Flight)    16:24.384
2 Tyler Sylvia    (First Flight)    16:42.769
3 Tyler Maass    (Spotsylvania)    16:48.160
4 Joseph Davidson    (First Flight)    17:17.904
5 Warner Campbell    (First Flight)    17:25.292
6 Max Bowlin    (First Flight)    18:00.868
7 James Aldridge    (Menchville)    18:03.583
8 Mason Colt    (Monacan)    18:03.737
9 Aidan May    (First Flight)    18:09.499
10 Brandon Edwards    (Menchville)    18:20.400
21 Max Stabely    (First Flight)    19:00.773
28 Sean Stultz    (First Flight)    19:22.261
29 Janah Beverly    (Menchville)    19:24.513
32 Garland Seward    (First Flight)    19:26.667
48 Grayson Bell    (First Flight)    20:43.708
70 Christian Anton    (Bruton)    23:59.910

Varsity Girls Team Results:
1  MENCHVILLE 35
2  TRINITY 52
3  MONACAN 75
4  FIRST FLIGHT
5  BISHOP SULLIVAN 115
6  SPOTSYLVANIA 138

Individual varsity girls results:
Position Name Grade Team Name Time
1 Arionne Riddick    (Menchville)    19:37.822
2 Gabriella Garcia    (Monacan)    19:39.447
3 Morgan Merritt    (Menchville)    20:32.261
4 Zoe Villarreal    (Menchville)    20:34.214
5 Kayla Quigley    (Trinity)    20:34.725
6 Ashley Dobzyniak    (Trinity)    20:38.487
7 Claire Gibbons    (Trinity)    20:58.690
8 Madison Pugh    (First Flight)    21:23.722
9 Jaelyn Windham    (Menchville)    21:34.869
10 Keira Fisher    (Trinity)    21:36.699
12 Emma Byard    (First Flight)    21:40.104
14 Summer Banning    (First Flight)    22:21.505
23 Jill O’Dell    (First Flight)    23:58.618
53 Emma Hartnett    (First Flight)    28:08.865
57 Ella Williams    (Bishop Sullivan)    31:35.085

 

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