Gordon Lee’s Gracie O’Neal placed third overall in the varsity girls 5K event at the Wingfoot Classic in Cartersville on Saturday.
The sophomore ran a 19:32, trailing only Bremen’s Gracie Clements (19:15) and Mackenzie Walls (19:27) of Veterans High School in the individual standings.
The Heritage Lady Generals placed 14th in the team standings. Caylee Carpenter ran a 22:24, while Alex Gass clocked in at 22:25. Allison Craft (22:49), Lucy Hicks (23:46), Lilly Black (25:19), Finley Brisendine (26:15) and Skye Remko (27:52) rounded out the Heritage lineup.
Also running for the Gordon Lee girls was Riley Cash (24:02), Kaylan Jackson (24:54), Taylor McAllister (25:17) and Kate Gilliam (26:23). The Lady Trojans finished 23rd overall.
In the boys’ varsity race, Jasper Wilson was 15th overall for Gordon Lee as he ran the course in 17:17. He helped the Navy-and-White to a 22nd place finish in the team standings.
The rest of the Gordon Lee lineup included Ian Goodwin (18:43), Jake Lee (19:19), Braxton Ledford (20:31), Jake Wright (20:54), Cole Collins (21:45) and Hunter Hartman (22:56).
Heritage ended up in 26th place as they were paced by an 18:37 from Caleb Boyd. Also running for the Generals was Ryan Craft (19:18), Joel Lewis (19:29), Dakota Carter (20:15), Nhan Le (20:17), Caleb Buckler (20:45) and Tyler Tomey (22:14).
In the boys’ JV race, Tanner Wilson (21:45), Beau Barrett (23:01), Cody McCutcheon (23:04), Erik Olofsson (24:37), Jagger Martin (25:16), Alex Stone (25:47) and Michael Hubona (25:47) ran for Gordon Lee.
Luke Shackleford (21:18), Lance Marshall (21:31), Christian Merrell (21:38), Jonathan Manion (21:38), Matthew Vowell (22:38) and Garrett Aaron (22:58) ran JV for Heritage.
The girls’ JV race was shortened to a 3K due to concerns about the heat.
Kayelee Bell clocked in at 15:12 for Gordon Lee, followed by Chanler Hysell (15:17), Michaela Russell (16:14), Drew Presnell (19:40), Lexi Tennant (19:44) and Makenzie Bailey (20:40).
Running the Lady Generals was Hannah Colston (17:23), Kori Moore (18:48), and Maggie Grayson (20:09).