Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Twice as Nice: XC Qualifies for State


Emerald XC competed at the AAA Upper State Qualifier earlier this morning at Southside High School. The girls finished 6th out of 14 schools and punched their tickets for the AAA State Finals next weekend.

  • Zoe Vickery – 21:19
  • Campbell Vickery – 22:22
  • Cierra Friez – 23:51
  • Jo Beth Darby – 24:05
  • Annika Patterson – 31:23
  • Brianna Martin – 32:50

The boys will be joining the girls next Saturday at the State Finals as they grabbed the final qualifying position (10th), only 2 points ahead of West Oak. The boys sealed the deal with a pack racing strategy. Only 51 seconds separated their 1st and 5th runners.

  • Job Simon – 19:43
  • Sam Boyd – 19:58
  • Matthew Hines – 20:06
  • Thomas Rude – 20:09
  • Eddie Reyes – 20:34
  • Brandon Martin – 20:35
  • Sean Duncan – 21:30

The boys and girls teams have not qualified for the State Finals in the same season since 2012.

CLICK HERE for more photos from Saturday. CLICK HERE for full results from the meet.