Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks said his teams would be having a three-mile time trial at Coleman Park on Saturday (August 18). He said the event would determine the top seven on each team that will run as varsity members at the first meet of the season. The first meet is the Tiger Invitational at Commerce High School on August 25.
Coach Hicks said he wants the runners to enjoy the event. Parents will be invited to attend. Coach Hicks said a lot of his runners have been running during the summer. He has encouraged them to run more days during the week during August.
There are two senior Lady Cats runners: Caitlyn Ferrell and Bailey Arrington. Also returning are juniors Sydney Washburn and Ashley Noe.
Coach Hicks said he has seven senior Wildcats returning. Among runners he expects to count on are Landon Thornton, Eli Sellers, Andrew Escobar, Felipe Alba, Rhett Reid, Christian Palomino and brothers Nabian and A.J. Ramirez.