The Pickens High School cross country team held its annual end of the year banquet. The team celebrated two top ten finishes in the state AAAA meet; with the girls placing fifth overall (1:49:45.17), and the boys placing sixth overall (1:30:20.29).
Alyssa Weaver was the Dragonette who reached the highest altitude, finishing second overall with a time of 19:50.20. Weaver finished second at the Region 7-AAAA meet as well, and was named All-Region 1st Team.
Savannah Rice finished 18th with a time of 20:59.83. Her 19:56 run at the region meet was the third fastest Dragonette time ever, and secured a place on the All Region 1st Team as well.
Drew Bellows and Turner Moranos finished 13th and 14th respectively for the Dragons at the state meet, with times of 17:22.18 and 17:22.52.
Bellows finished second at the region meet and was named to the All-Region 1st Team. His 16:33 at the Ridge Ferry meet is the third fastest Dragon time of all time.
Moranos owns the fifth fastest time, with a 17:01 that he ran at the Cass-Cartersville meet. He placed third at the region meet and was also named to the All-Region 1st Team.
Certificates of Participation
Rookies of the Year