Lexington’s boys cross country team had a busy and productive week – finishing second at the Pelion Invitational on Sept. 25 and placing fifth at the Citadel Invitational Saturday in Charleston.
At Pelion, the Wildcats finished with 61 points, 28 points behind first-place Chapin. Will Belue (6th, 17:21) and Drew Harris (7th, 17:23) were Top 10 men at Pelion, followed by David Wilson (12th, 17:55), Jay Lloyd (14th, 17:56) and Ryan Stoudamire (22nd, 18:39).
Harris got the better of Belue two days later – placing 13th with a time of 17:31.48. Belue was 17th in 17:46.78. The rest of the scoring lineup in Charleston included Wilson (35th, 18:29.12), Lloyd (36th, 18:32.88) and Alex Haulbrook (43rd, 18:43,98).
The young Wildcats girls team finished fifth at Pelion, and was seventh at the Citadel meet. Senior Whitney Drozd set the pace for her youthful teammates at both outings. Drozd was 14th at Pelion (21:39) and 28th in Charleston (22:14.63).
Sophomore Dani Callari (32nd, 22:29.29), sophomore Beka Rush (33rd, 22:34.83), junior Brandtina Gordon (41st, 22:53.48) and eight-grader Meri Heneage (47th, 23:08.51) round out the scoring card at the Citadel gathering. Bush (26th, 22:21), Gordon (28th, 22:37), Callari (29th, 22:40) and Megan Gyauch (31st, 22:44) fell in behind Drozd at Pelion.