The Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Teams competed Friday, October 2, at the Titus County Invitational in Mount Pleasant. The Lady Cats placed third and the Wildcats were fifth. Sulphur Springs Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks billed the event as a district preview. The Lady Cats had just one district team ahead of them, Hallsville. Royse City was also ahead of the Lady Cats but they are not a district team. The Wildcats trailed district foes Mount Pleasant, Longview, Hallsville and Pine Tree.
For the Lady Cats, freshman Haylee Shultz finished in 3rd place. Sophomore Laney Hurst was 9th. Senior Kenia Herrera was 12th. Sophomore Rebekah Stanley was 17th. Sophomore Emily Soto was 22nd. Sophomore Allison Peckham was 26th.
For the Wildcats, senior Camden Fuller was 10th, junior Evan Patrick was 19th, Jose Mejia was 20th, sophomore Hector Hernandez was 30th, junior Alex Flecker was 36th and junior Johnathan Scott was 39th.
Coach Hicks has added a meet this week in what was expected to be an open week. The Wildcats and Lady Cats will compete in a Eustace meet on Thursday.