Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School’s Girls’ Cross Country team won the Class 4A Section 1 AHSAA Sectional Championship at Kiesel Park in Auburn on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The team qualified for the State Meet and headed to Oakville to compete on Saturday, November 14. Montgomery Catholic had two individual State qualifiers from the boys’ team, they were Grant Walker and Kevin Leahy.
Twelve MCPS runners competed at the State meet. The Montgomery Catholic Girls’ team finished fourth with freshman, Amaris Tyynismaa finishing in first place with a time of 17:52.25. Two of her teammates finished in the top 20, including, freshman, Isabelle Cochran in eighth place and Grace Leslie in 17th.
The team is coached by Ed Wright, and assisted by Hollis Johnson, Brianna Lisenby and Kevin Madden. Team members who participated at State were: Isabelle Cochran, Lacy Herbek,Grace Leslie, Sarah Beth Littrell, Madison Searcy, Chloe Smith, Katelyn Stark, Annabel Starrett, Amaris Tyynismaa, Kevin Leahy and Grant Walker.
|Montgomery Catholic Girls’ Cross Country Team AHSAA Class 4A Section 1 Champions