Three local talents competed in the Foot Locker South Regional Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina on Nov. 29. Landmark Christian School runners and Douglas County residents Nicole Fegans, Kathryn Foreman and Sarah Foreman all took part in the 5K high school event hosted at McAlpine Park.
Fegans, a sophomore, was the top local runner with a 58th place finishing time of 18:20. Kathryn Foreman, a junior, finished 65th in a time of 18:26. Sister Sarah Foreman, a freshman, finished 119th in a time of 19:13.
All three runners were crucial to Landmark’s success this past cross country season. The Lady War Eagles finished first at the state meet in Carrollton, winning the Single-A Private School title with 45 points. Rounding out the top five were Providence Christian (67), Hebron Christian Academy (74), Athens Academy (78), and Galloway (172).
Fegans led the way with a second place finish in a time of 19:30.19. Emma Grace Hurley, of Fellowship Christian, took first with a time of 19:06.78. The two Landmark sisters both finished in the top five. Kathryn Foreman placed fourth with a time of 20:00.68. Sarah Foreman placed fifth in a time of 20:09.92.
The Georgia team finished third overall in the girls race in Charlotte with 71 points and an average tim of 17:38. Virginia took first place with 60 points and an average time of 17:24. Texas placed second with 66 points and a time of 17:31. Rounding out the scoring in order were North Carolina (72), Kentucky (95), Tennessee (138), Florida (162), South Carolina (180), and West Virginia (191).
Ryen Frazier, of North Carolina, finished first overall with a tim of 16:27. Hurley was the top Georgia runner, finishing seventh in a tim of 17:15. Also scoring for Georgia were Lindsay Billings (11th, 17:24), Avery Bussjager (14th, 17:47), Savannah Carnahan (18th, 17:51), and Kaylee Dupont (21st, 17:53).