McCallie Wins Front Runner Cross Country Championship

Friday, October 19, 2018

McCallie’s cross country team successfully defended their title at the 2018 Chattanooga Area Cross Country Championship sponsored by the Front Runner.  The victory was McCallie’s 4th consecutive Chattanooga Championship and marked the 9th in the past 10 years. 

McCallie scored a low 36 pts to finish first out of 28 local teams and placed 5 runners among the top 10 finishers.  McCallie was led by Samuel Ligon in 4th place who covered the 5K course in 16:23.  He was followed by teammate Dylan Zeller in 5th with a time of 16:33.  McCallie’s next 3 runners packed together in 8th, 9th and 10th.  John Arrowsmith  17:01, Dawson Carmack 17:02 and Benjamin Niehause in 17:03.  Duke Richey (12th) and Raif Gork (29th) completed McCallie’s top 7 varsity athletes. 

McCallie’s JV dominated with 6 athletes in the top 10 and 9 in the top 15 to win the JV Championship.  McCallie has now swept the “running store” championship by winning the Fast Break Challenge last week and the Front Runner Championship on Thursday.  McCallie’s next race will be the TSSAA State Championship on November 3rd in Nashville.  McCallie has won 5 State Championships in Cross Country.

In the boys race, CCS was second, the Chattanooga Patriots were third. 

The Baylor girls won the girls race with Chattanooga Patriots second and Signal Mountain third.   

Boys Official Team Scores

1. McCallie 36
2. Chattanooga Christian 82
3. CSTHEA Patriots Homeschool 109
4. Baylor 135
5. Cleveland 192
6. Southeast Whitfield 241
7. Signal Mountain 242
8. Heritage (Catoosa) 242
9. Coahulla Creek 283
10. Bradley Central 293
11. Red Bank 331
12. East Hamilton 376
13. Soddy-Daisy 381
14. Walker Valley 402
15. McMinn County 435
16. Silverdale Baptist 454
17. Polk County 487
18. Northwest Whitfield 494
19. Rhea County 506
20. Notre Dame (Chattanooga) 611
21. Hixson 628
22. Sequatchie County 639
23. Chattanooga Central 644
24. Arts & Sciences (Chattanooga) 657
25. Ooltewah 682
26. Collegedale Academy 710
27. Van Buren County 722
28. Boyd Buchanan 761

Girls Official Team Scores
1. Baylor 64
2. CSTHEA Patriots Homeschool 71
3. Signal Mountain 93
4. Girls Preparatory 105
5. Coahulla Creek 137
6. Chattanooga Christian 185
7. Heritage (Catoosa) 188
8. Notre Dame (Chattanooga) 210
9. Soddy-Daisy 267
10. Northwest Whitfield 278
11. Southeast Whitfield 292
12. Sequatchie County 341
13. Cleveland 412
14. Arts & Sciences (Chattanooga) 413
14. McMinn County 413
16. Sweetwater 415
17. Silverdale Baptist 420
18. Boyd Buchanan 495
 

 


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