District 9-6A Champions
Photographer: Melissa Evans
Thursday, October 12 the Coppell Cross Country team competed in the District 9-6A Championship Meet at Norbuck Park in Dallas. The Meet proved to be an exciting conclusion to the regular 2017 Cross Country season. All of the teams brought back a 1st place District 9-6A Championship trophy.
Junior Maddie Hulcy took 1st place overall in the Girls Varsity division with a time of 18:56.1. Chloe Hassman (19:22.3) placed 2nd, Morgan Colon (19:51.6) was 4th, Rowan Hassman in 5th, and Natalie Fleming finished in 6th giving Coppell a remarkable team score of 18.
Senior Matteo Agui-D’Arrigo placed 2nd overall in the Boys Varsity division in a time of 16:39.3. Rounding out the top five finishers for Coppell were juniors; Nathaniel Leach (16:49.2) in 3rd, Kaz Carlsen-Phelan (16:59.2) in 4th, Justin Chow in 5th, and Marcos Bohn in 8th place.
Sophomore Taylor Peltier placed 1st overall in the Girls Junior Varsity division with a time of 20:33.1. Shelby Spoor (20:56.4) took 2nd, Jimena Benavides (21:07.4) was 4th, Sarah Mobley in 5th, and Dani Alfaro Flores in 6th place gave Coppell another extraordinary team score of 18.
Junior Grant Evans took 1st place overall in the Boys Junior Varsity division in a time of 17:26.6. He was closely followed by Grant Reese (17:41.4) in 2nd, AJ Rothwell (17:54.5) in 3rd, Santiago Escalante in 4th, and Drew Scrivner in 5th. The JV Boys captured a perfect 15 team score.
The Girls and Boys Varsity teams will move on to the Region 2-6A Championship Meet. The Region 2-6A Meet will be held at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie on Monday, October 23. Four teams out of a field of 24 will move on to state, as well as, the top ten individual runners not already going with a team. Congratulations and Best of Luck at the Region Championship.