Emerald Cross Country competed at the Region 3-AAA Championships yesterday at Clinton High School. The girls won the meet by a narrow margin of 34-36 over Woodruff. The girls team placed 4 runners in the top 5:
- Zoe Vickery (2nd)
- Campbell Vickery (3rd)
- Jo Beth Darby (4th)
- Cierra Friez (5th)
Brianna Martin (28th) rounded out the scoring for the Lady Vikings to help secure their first region championship since 2011.
The boys finished 3rd as a team behind Clinton (1st) and Woodruff (2nd). Matthew Hines (10th) ran well enough to earn all-region honors. Job Simon (11th), Sam Boyd (16th), Thomas Rude (19th), and Brandon Martin (21st) rounded out the top 5 Viking Boys.
The Vikings will be in action again on Saturday at 9:00 am at the Connie Maxwell Farm for the Greenwood-Abbeville County Championships.
CLICK HERE to view more photos from the meet.