Multiple Teams · Cross Country Makes Strong Showing At State Meet


The boys’ cross country team competed at the state championship meet for the first time as a team on Saturday in Oakville. The boys finished a respectable tenth place as a team. The top 5 for the guys were Aaron Bean (39th), Korey Shively (51st), Raleigh Schmidt (53rd), Jase Bell (81st), and Andrew Patrick (82nd). All guys finished within 12 seconds of their best times for the season. There were 142 runners in the 5K race.

Highlights for the boys’ team for the season include:

  • Section 4 Class 7A Champions
  • Last Chance Invitational Champions
  • Jesse Owens Invitational Runner Up
  • Fairview Invitational Champions
  • Randolph Invitational Champions

Two Jet girls also competed at the state meet, Liz Holcomb (33rd) and Elise Sheldrick (40th). There were 138 runners in the race.

Highlights from the girls’ team for the season include:

  • Huntsville Metro Champions
  • Last Chance Invitational Champions
  • Fairview Invitational Champions
  • Randolph Invitational Champions

Great job Jet runners!