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…
Senior Reese Navarro
Last year Reese’s PR was 19:57 and his race Saturday equals an 18:19 5k, a 1:38 PR!
Sophomore Ainslee Bobek
Last year Ainslee’s PR was 24:17 and her race Saturday equals a 21:46, a 2:31 PR
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
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)
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)
Boys - Todd, Dane, Tommy, Jake, Finn, Kaden, Anthony, Parker, Joey, Reese
Girls - Lilli, Ellie, Erin, Ainslee B, Erika, Sophia, Abigail, Emily, Trinity, Veronica
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.
Tell me about your family...
6 siblings, five brothers and one sister
When did you start running? Why did you start running?
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
Your place to relax
Favorite subject in school
Mum’s famous world renown Lemon chicken
Mushroom Swiss burger
Complete this sentence "Everyone who knows me, knows I love...."
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