St. Bernard’s Oktoberfest Invitational
(shared from Facebook)
On Saturday the Senator’s Cross Country team competed in the St. Bernard’s Oktoberfest Invitational in Cullman.
Though the course was the same as in the past, the race directors reversed the direction putting tougher hills towards the end of the race. But that didn’t stop many of our runners from shaving up to three minutes off their times from last year.
The Varsity Boys team finished an amazing third out of 18 teams to bring home another trophy. Placing in the 5K event were Seniors Seth Graham (8th), Bailey Herfurth (22nd) and Junior Jake Russell (9th). Setting PRs for the distance were Sophomores Jake Maier and Chris Meininger.
The Varsity Girl placers were Junior Hailey Brown (19th) and Sophomore Makayla Tomaino (23rd), both girls cutting about two minutes off their time from last year.
The Junior Varsity Boys finished fourth out of eight teams. Placing in the 2 mile event where Freshmen Kyler Waters (13th) and Hanif Muhammad (20th), who set a Personal Record for the distance.
Junior Varsity Girls finished fifth out of eight teams with two runners placing, Freshman Mary Frances Burch (4th) and MMS 8th grader Elisha Jones (9th). The team is looking forward to the final meets of season leading up to State Qualifying.
Come out Tuesday afternoon to John Hunt Park to cheer on the team, first race is at 3:00.