Emerald Girls 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

Friez Crowned County Champion

Cierra Friez won the girls individual title at the Greenwood-Abbeville XC Championships this past Tuesday (October 6). This victory was the result of an extended period of diligent and consistent training in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cierra was gracious enough to answer a few questions for the website below: How has it been

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: Jo Beth Darby

JO BETH DARBY – Cross Country, Track & Field What are your plans for 2020-21? I plan to major in kinesiology at Anderson University and later become a speech pathologist. What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald athlete? I have made so many great memories as an Emerald athlete that it is

Senior Spotlight: Grace Davis

GRACE DAVIS – Volleyball, Cross Country, Track & Field What are your plans for 2020-21? I am attending the University of South Carolina in the fall. I am majoring in pharmaceutical sciences with the intent to get my pharmacy doctorate afterwards. I also plan to rush and play some intramural sports!  What is your favorite

Senior Spotlight: Arizbeth Vasquez

Arizbeth Vasquez – Cross Country, Soccer, Track What are your plans for 2020-21? My plan for 2020-21 is to continue my education at PTC and later transfer to Greenville tech to major in dental. I will be working this summer at Greenwood Sonic Drive-In.  What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald

Senior Spotlight: Campbell Vickery

CAMPBELL VICKERY – Cross Country, Track & Field What are your plans for 2020-21? I plan on attending Presbyterian College What is your favorite memory from your time as an Emerald athlete? My favorite memory as an emerald athlete was the day after our 2018 region cross country meet. The night of the meet we

Girls XC Finishes 13th at AAA State Finals

The Emerald Girls XC team competed in the AAA State Finals yesterday. The meet was hosted at the Springdale Racecourse in Camden. The girls performed well after enduring a long season that started in August and included 10 races. They maintained their focus and composure in spite of the meet being rescheduled to a Tuesday