Nick Klein competed in the Alabama Sports Festival held at Spain Park on Saturday, June 25, 2011. He won the 1500 meter Youth male race with a time of 5.05 and won the 3000 meter Youth male race with a time of 11.12. The WCHS Boys' Cross Country team is looking forward to the contributions Nick will make to the 2011 XC team.
results at http://www.alagames.com/results_a.php
The 2nd Annual Hoe Down Hustle 5K was held on June 18 in Phil Campbell. This year's race, benefitting the tornado victims, had 84 runners participating. Nick Klein represented WCHS Cross Country well by finishing 3rd overall and 1st in his age division. Other Winfield runners who participated were Greg Guin, Beth Guin and Dawn Guin. This was Greg's first 5K (after training for only 2 weeks) - he finished 3rd in his age division; Beth finished 3rd in her division and Dawn finished 2nd in her division with a PR of 28:09.
WCHS Girls Cross Country team hosted the 1st anuual Beat the Heat 5K on May 21
42 runners participated in the event. WMS 7th grader Nick Klein was the overall winner and male winner. WMS 7th grader Emma Kate Holdbrooks was the overall female winner. Thanks to all our sponsors who helped make this race a success. The proceeds from this race will help pay the way for 7 of the XC girls to attend the Seminoles Trails Running Camp at Florida State in July.
Check out the photos from this race on the school's website home page. Click on the Beat the Heat link.
State Track Meet, May 5 & 6 at Birmingham Southern
Congratulations to the boys and girls track teams. They both had strong showings at the 3A State Track Meet.
State Cross Country Meet -
Congratulations to Emma Kate Holdbrooks and the Cross Country teams! Emma Kate was named "All State" by finishing 15th in the 3A girls' race. Emma Kate set a new school record with her time of 20:48.
The boys' team was ranked 5th in the state in 3A going into the race and placed 5th in the race. The boys' team was lead by top scorer Andy Franks with a time of 19:05.
The girls' team was ranked 7th in the state in 3A going into the race and finished 7th in the race with an average team time of 22:11. The Lady Pirates of Rogers HS won the 3A State Championship. (WCHS girls came in 2nd to Rogers in Section 3 3A Sectionals competition.)
3A Section 3 Cross Country -
Congratulations to the boys' team who won Section 3 3A on November 4 at Cold Springs. Andy Franks finished first for the team and received "All Section" status. Tanner Marshall and Sam Tramutolo also received "All Section" status by finishing in the top 10 overall. Other runners who scored for the Pirates were Collins Davis and Tanner Dozier.
The girls' team finished 2nd in Section 3 3A. Emma Kate Holdbrooks finished 7th overall in the race and was the top scorer for the Lady Pirates. Other top scorers were Kelsey Holdbrooks, Emma Atkinson, Laura Tramutolo & Alexandra Tramutolo.
Both teams secured a place to run at the State Cross Country Championships on November 13 in Oakville, Alabama.
NW Alabama Championships -
Congratulations to the Cross Country teams! The girls secured a 3rd place trophy competing with 17 other teams in the NW Alabama Championships. Emma Kate Holdbrooks finished 10th overall. Other top 5 runners were Kelsey Holdbrooks, Laura Tramutolo, Hannah Hughes & Alexandra Tramutolo.
The boys team finished 7th out of 18 teams. Congratulations to top 5 runners Collins Davis, Andy Franks, Tanner Marshall, Samuel Tramutolo & Tanner Dozier. All 5 runners got a personal best time in this race.
Girls - http://cfpitiming.com/2010_Cross_Country_season/NW_AL_xc_champs_2010/NW_AL_xc_champs_2010_girls_overall_results.htm
Boys - http://cfpitiming.com/2010_Cross_Country_season/NW_AL_xc_champs_2010/NW_AL_xc_champs_2010_boys_overall_results.htm
ACA Invitational -Congratulations to Laura Tramutolo, Jenna Hull, Kelsey Holdbrooks, Emma Kate Holdbrooks, Emily Belle Isle and Kelsey Cook who competed in the ACA Invitational on Saturday, October 23. The team placed 2nd in the Varisty girls' team race.
Top 10 runners were Laura Tramutolo who finished 8th overall, Kelsey Holdbrooks finished 7th overall and Emma Kate Holdbrooks finished 4th overall.
Tyler Norris and Nathan Brown ran in the Varsity Boys' race. Tyler finished with a time of 24:27 & Nathan with a time of 24:47.
Check out the girls' results at:
LUXAPALILA INVITATIONAL . . .
Congratulations to Emma Kate Holdbrooks and the Lady Pirates Cross Country team! Emma Kate won the Luxapalila Invitational on Sat., Oct. 16 in Winfield. The Lady Pirates claimed 1st place in team competition. The following runners received ELITE RUNNER status: Emma Kate Holdbrooks, Kelsey Holdbrooks, Alexandra Tramutolo, Laura Tramutolo, Hannah Hughes, Emma Atkinson and Emily Belle Isle.
The following male runners for the Pirates received ELITE RUNNER status: Collins Davis, Andy Franks and Sam Tramutolo.
Check out the results: