RCHS Eagle cross-country team competes at Sequatchie meet

Pictured, are members of the 2021 RCHS Eagle cross-country team. Front row, from left to right, are Asst. Coach Madalyn Newby, Kady Jenkins, Emma Blazer, Hayle Zawisza, Emily Cathey, Alyssa Morris and Lydia Hurd. Back row, from left to right, are Coach Amy Baird, Leviticus Davis, Stephen Kerley, Malachi Romero, Jackson Myers, Alvin Bishop, Adam Guisto and Asst. Coach Steffan Holder. Not pictured is David Schaeffer.

(Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 edition)

The Rhea County High School Golden Eagle cross-country team recently competed in a pair of meets, the first being in Cookeville at the Burnett Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25, and the second one at the Sequatchie Count Meet on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

RCHS at Cookeville

Despite missing a few runners due to various reasons, the Rhea team forged ahead to the Burnett Invitational. According to Eagle XC head coach, Amy Baird, there was great competition there, and it was a pretty tough course, with three runners having their season-best times. Those runners included Emily Cathey, Alvin Bishop and Jackson Myers.

The following are places and times of the Rhea participants: Emily Cathey - 34th - 24:43; Emma Blazer - 63rd - 27:05; Alyssa Morris - 75th - 28:28; Lydia Hurd - 76th - 28:40; Alvin Bishop - 34th - 19:45; Jackson Myers - 80th - 22:32; Leviticus Davis- 102nd - 24:51; Adam Guisto - 122nd - 32:43

RCHS at Sequatchie (at John Griswold Recreational Park)

The following are places and times of the Rhea girl participants out of 34 runners total: Emily Cathey - 8th - 25:19; Lydia Hurd - 10th - 26:00 *Personal Record; Alyssa Morris - 20th - 28:06

The following are places and times of the Rhea boy participants out of 53 runners total: Alvin Bishop - 8th - 18:47 *Personal Record; Stephen Kerley - 11th - 19:06 *Personal Record; David Schaeffer - 27th - 20:24 *Personal Record; Jackson Myers - 41st - 22:43; Leviticus Davis - 45th - 23:47; Adam Guisto - 50th - 27:21