The Eagles had another great weekend at the Buccaneer Bash Saturday, taking first place for both the boys and girls teams as well as having Todd Wendel win the varsity boys race, Jackson Morrison winning the boys jv race, and Veronica Roca winning the girls jv race.  Full Results

Each week we recognize varsity and jv runners as the “Runners of the Week” for outstanding performances.  This week’s Runners of the Week are…

Varsity Boys

Senior Reese Navarro

Last year Reese’s PR was 19:57 and his race Saturday equals an 18:19 5k, a 1:38 PR!

Varsity Girls

Sophomore Ainslee Bobek

Last year Ainslee’s PR was 24:17 and her race Saturday equals a 21:46, a 2:31 PR

JV Boys

Sophomore Jackson Morrison

Earning his first high school win, Jackson improved his PR from last year from 21:10 to 19:26, a 1:44 PR

JV Girls

Freshman Veronica Roca

In her first official high school 5k, Veronica was the first Lady Eagle finisher running a time of 23:10!

This week we have our second pasta dinner at the Hodge Household. The event is Thursday and runs from 6:00-8:00.  The theme is favorite sports team jersey or t-shirt and it’s a Pool Party  (if you intend to swim please bring a towel!)  Please sign up to provide food here! 

This weekend’s meet is the Panhandle Challenge, which is in Panama City at Majette Park (5304 Majette Tower Rd., Panama City, FL)

Meet Schedule

5:20am Bus departs Field House parking Lot

6:50am arrive at Majette Park

7:30 - Coaches meeting- at Finish Line

8:00 - Girls Varsity (10 runners)

8:30 - Boys Varsity (10 runners)

9:00 - Girls Open (Unlimited Runners)

9:30 - Boys Open (Unlimited Runners)

Varsity Runners

Boys - Todd, Dane, Tommy, Jake, Finn, Kaden, Anthony, Parker, Joey, Reese

Girls - Lilli, Ellie, Erin, Ainslee B, Erika, Sophia, Abigail, Emily, Trinity, Veronica

Team pictures are available for purchase...

Lastly, with such a big team I want to take a moment each week to recognize our seniors in what is now called the “Senior Spotlight.”  They were asked a series of questions and here are their responses.

Frank Berte

Erin Converse

Tell me about your family...

Quite wonderful

6 siblings, five brothers and one sister  

When did you start running? Why did you start running?

Sophomore year

Started when I was little running with my mom and then in 7th grade on a cross-country team because I liked running

Favorite part about being a cross country runner

Runnin wit da boys

Laughing on easy runs with my teammates

Best memory of cross country

Hangin wit da boys

Regionals junior year and traveling with the team and getting to run an awesome course!

Favorite Musician/Band/Music Genre

Captain Sparkles

Country

Your place to relax

My room

My bed

Favorite subject in school

Psychology

Science

Favorite food

Mum’s famous world renown Lemon chicken

Mushroom Swiss burger

Complete this sentence "Everyone who knows me, knows I love...."

Greek

To run

Plans for the future?

Move to Boston, travel the world

Going on a mission and going to college

Anything else you’d like to add

X still with us

Nope...

 

 

Complete Season Schedule available here

Coach LaFollette

850-797-9220

james.lafollette@okaloosaschools.com