The Landmark Cross Country team competed in the fourth annual Coach Daley Invitational hosted by Northgate High School in Newnan on Saturday.
The Lady War Eagles put on a clinic in the girls race, running away with the top team spot, scoring 28 points. McIntosh finished second with 41 points, followed by Northgate (93), Pace Academy (101) and Walton (169), to wrap up the top five
Rounding out the scoring were Paideia (173), LaGrange (189), Fayette County (195), East Coweta (198), Callaway (284), Mount Vernon (307), Troup (373), and Lithia Springs (376).
The top five places for the Landmark girls finished with an average time of 19:16, placing them second in the state in all classifications. The Lady War Eagles have managed to accomplish this feat while participating in the lowest class in Georgia.
Individually, Landmark took the top three spots in the race. Kathryn Foreman led the way with a first place finishing time of 18:02.72. She was followed by Nicole Fegans (18:19.90) and Sarah Foreman (18:56.21). All three runners are Douglas County natives.
Finishing in the top five for the Lady War Eagles were Mary Kellison Thorne (7th, 20:10.87) and Lindsey Biggar (18th, 20:53.47).
The Landmark boys finished eighth overall with a team score of 199. McIntosh won the race with 64 points. They were followed by Pace Academy (65), Morrow (108), Walton (139), Northgate (140), LaGrange (164) and Paideia (166th).
Finishing behind Landmark were Woodland (268), Lithia Springs (279), Central (317), East Coweta (338), Heritage School (363), Troup (373), Mount Vernon (376), Fayette (416), and Callaway (482).
Leading the War Eagles was Austin Taylor with a 14th place time of 17:24.61. Wrapping up the top five were Seth Cruver (23rd, 17:44.53), Micah Burdette (40th, 18:27.65), Mark Humphries (52nd, 18:56.44), and Ty Janyaem (70th, 19:39.94).
The Lions and Lady Lions performed at the Daley Invitational, placing 10th and 13th respectively.
The Lithia boys were led by Jordan Prather, who placed 26th individually with a time of 17:53.74. He was followed by Joshua Leverette (53rd, 19:02.17), Caleb Peppers (55th, 19:03.72), Fanklin Tije (69th, 19:39.41), and Sergio Ruiz (76th, 20:03.08).
The Lady Lions were led by Ruby Padierna (71st, 26:26.11), followed by Nathalie Santos (72nd, 26:44.76), Kalah Kennebrew (75th, 26:50.86), Joanna Josiah (86th, 26:53.30), and Paris Habersham (82nd, 29:40.21).