Photos by Tori Roberts
Girls’ cross country won first in sectionals and regionals and prepare to compete at Brown Country High School for semi-state on Saturday, Oct. 21. Boys’ cross country earned fifth at sectionals and third at regionals, allowing them too to compete in semi-state this weekend.
The boys’ cross country team kneels together briefly before running. They kneel down before every race, allowing them to clear their minds before they run. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Jacqueline Owings strides towards the finish line to complete the 5 kilometers. Owings finished strong, thus helping the Superchicks become sectional champions. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Junior Ross Ellis keeps his pace during the first quarter of the race. Although a Floyd runner did not cross the finish line first, Ellis finished in third place overall. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Faith Barba crossed the finish line, finishing in first place overall. Barba maintained her lead for a majority of the entire race. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Senior Kyley Sorg keeps her place in the pack as she rounds off the first major turn of the race. Sorg, along with senior Faith Barba, kept a good rank throughout the entirety of the race. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Boys’ cross country strides past the starting line of the race. The course, like most high school cross country meets, is 5 kilometers(3.1 miles) long. Photo by Tori Roberts.
Sophomore David Heinemann struggles, although still maintaining his stride, at the top of a hill a little more than halfway through the race. The boys from FC raced other runners from different schools such as Jeffersonville, Christian Academy, and Crawford County. Photo by Tori Roberts.
The entire girls’ cross country team jolts forward at the sound of the gunshot that signals the start of the race. Surrounded by rival teams of girls, they stride foreword towards the front at the very start of the race. Photo by Tori Roberts.
The Superchicks huddle together before they run. The girl’s cross country season has gone well so far, and they hoped to do well during sectionals. Photo by Tori Roberts.