Girls Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Cross Country · Boys (1st) & Girls (3rd) XC Finish Strong at Region 1-AAAAA Championship!


T.L. Hanna Girls and Boys competed in the Region 1-5A championship Saturday.

The boys won, making it 2 Region Championships in a row.  The girls finished 3rd closely behind the strong Wade Hampton and JL Mann Girls teams.

Individually Austin Spencer (Individual Region Champ), Connor Buckless (3rd), Scott Daughtry (4th), and Jack McGahey (5th) were named All-Region.  Xavier Swinger, Nick Rozakos, Evan Smith, and Christian Hilton were all in the top 25 individually, helping to secure the team victory and the fastest average team time on the Civic Center course ever!

On the girls side Kaelyn Slaughter (7th) and Riley Nicholson (10th) were named all region.  Ellison Waters, Mykala Cantrell, Sarah Chandler, M.T. Moorehead, and Dayana Ochoa added strong top 30 finishes allowing the girls place 3rd as a team!

In the JV race the Girls and Boys teams both had the individual winner: Avery Brechbeil and Will Klugh.  Parker Stelly finished 2nd and Melinda Schenk added a strong 4th place finish for the girls.  The boys won the JV team race, while the girls finished 2nd behind a very strong JL Mann team.

The teams compete at Tri-County Saturday and then next Wednesday @ Woodmont @ Upper State.