Emerald Boys Varsity Cross Country

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EHSXC – Big Improvements at Clinton

Emerald Cross Country competed at Clinton on Wednesday. The Vikings showed strong improvements compared to their times at Clinton from 2019. On average, each athlete ran 2:19 faster than his or her time from 2019. The course at Clinton was tough, but the boys’ team averaged a respectable time of 19:54 (compared to 21:18 in

EHSXC Update: October 11

Emerald Cross Country hosted 14 schools at Connie Maxwell’s Oasis Farm on Tuesday (October 6). This meet also served as the Abbeville-Greenwood County Championships. CLICK HERE for full results. CLICK HERE for pictures. Emerald’s boys finished 7th overall and were led by Matthew Hines. Hines ran a personal best (17:51) and earned All-County honors. The

EHSXC Hosts Lakelands Invitational

Emerald XC hosted 24 schools this morning at the Lakelands Invitational, held at Connie Maxwell’s Oasis Farm. The girls were led by Cierra Friez (22:14, 39th). Izzy Pruitt (27:35) and Brianna Martin (31:52) rounded out the finishers for the Lady Vikings. The boys finished 15th of 19 boys teams at the meet. Their team average

EHSXC Opens Season

Emerald Cross Country opened its season with two meets this week. The Vikings travelled to Wren on Tuesday and competed with Wren and Powdersville. CLICK HERE for photos from the meet. Highlights from the meet include: Cierra Friez – 3rd Overall – 22:32 Matthew Hines – 10th Overall – 18:48 Will Shaw – Personal Best

Senior Spotlight: Patrick Smathers

PATRICK SMATHERS – Cross Country, Track What are your plans for 2020-21? I’m going to Clemson this fall to study Computer Science What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald athlete? Being a part of a team that works hard but has a lot of fun too … best parts of junior

Senior Spotlight: Abraham Mendoza

ABRAHAM MENDOZA – Cross Country, Soccer What are your plans for 2020-21? I am attending Lander University. What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald athlete? My favorite memory as an Emerald athlete is bonding with people that you now call friends. Team Highlights: My junior year our soccer team won Region.

Senior Spotlight: Mark Dunford

MARK DUNFORD – Cross Country, Track & Field What are your plans for 2020-21? My current plan is to attend the University of South Carolina as a student of nursing. What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald athlete? My favorite memory as an EHS athlete is accumulating 7 PRs in one

EHSXC Hosts 3A/4A Upper State Qualifier

Emerald Cross Country athletes, parents, and coaches hosted the AAA and AAAA Upper State Qualifier earlier this morning at the Oasis Farm of Connie Maxwell. Coach Payne would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all of the volunteers who made today’s meet a success. The girls team qualified to compete at the AAA

EHSXC Hosts County Championships

Emerald Cross Country hosted the Greenwood-Abbeville County Championships earlier this morning at the Oasis Farm. Both teams had their best collective performances of the 2019 season. The girls team finished 2nd and was lead by Zoe Vickery (1st overall) who lead the race from start to finish. The boys team finished 4th and was lead

EHS Girls Defend Region Title

Emerald Cross Country hosted the Region 3-AAA Championship Meet earlier this morning at Connie Maxwell’s Oasis Farm. The Lady Vikings successfully defended their 2018 Region Title and made it two-in-a-row. The boys team matched their finish from 2018 by finishing 3rd this year. Five Emerald athletes earned All-Region honors: Zoe Vickery (3rd) Grace Davis (8th) Jo