Viper cross country heads to district

Vandegrift cross country 2021 Photo by Photo Texas Photography

Vandegrift girls cross country team 2021 Photo by Photo Texas Photography

A winning season is well underway for Vandegrift cross country as the teams finished the Georgetown Invitational on Oct. 3 at Eastview High School.

Leander Relays kicked off the season on August 20 followed by the Southlake Carroll and FEAST invites and then succeeded by Cedar Park, Hays, Woodbridge and McNeil invitationals.

“We’ve been pleased with our season so far, as we’ve placed in the top teams each weekend,” said Sue King, assistant VHS cross country coach. 

The Vipers recently competed with its top 14 runners at a national level in the Woodbridge Invitational in California. 

“Out of over 300 schools, our girls placed 8th and our boys placed 15th. Kevin Sanchez placed 5th out of 2,000+ runners at this meet,” King said.

District is Oct. 14, regionals is Oct. 25, and state is Dec. 6. 

Varsity A girls

Caitlin Garrett

Taylor Mathis

Annie Burton

Kaitlyn Jones

Carley Thornton

Cate Cloran

Svea Jones

Ivana Clouse

Varsity A boys

Gavin Weinheimer

Dylan Schieffelin

Hudson Haley

Brayden Schick

Anders Bahrami

Noah Carroll

Merrick Peeples

Eli Waddle

Varsity B girls 

Finely Schwenker

Ellen Nash

Olivia Martel

Sophia Peterson

Christin Ng

Casey Gilbert

Avery LaRusso

Lucy McElmurry

Varsity B boys

Alex Peterson

Carter Richards

Ty Huey

Jack Ebeier

Jackson Stafford

Aidan Bauman

Travis Graham

Rikhil Vatcher

Vandegrift boys cross country team 2021 Photo by Photo Texas Photography