The 2013 Girls Cross Country team. Pictured are back row (l-r): Alternate Chloe Fewins, Maria Wellman, Alternate Mariah Brown, Manager Raegan Faircloth and Halle Norris. Front row (l-r) Ashleigh Hicks, Kelsey Balluch, Anna Brown, and Katelyn Ormsby. Teammates Melanie Reese and Alternate Paige Peterson are not pictured. (Photo courtesy Susie Brown)
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The Eudora High School Girls Cross Country team finished second at the Cross Country Regional meet at Wyandotte County Park on Saturday. The meet, hosted by Bonner Springs High School, is one of four regionals held this past weekend to determine qualifiers for the state competition. The top three teams from each regional qualify for the state cross country championship which will be held next Saturday at the Wamego Country Club in Wamego.
In addition to the girls team advancing to the state championship, Junior Jon Miller from the boys team finished in fourth place individually and qualified for the state final. The boys Cross Country team finished 8th overall.
The 2013 Cross Country Coaches are Paul Boone and Gloryanna Booge.
(hat tip to parents Kristina Ormsby and Susie Brown for assisting with this story)