Hanna Galloway took first, Zuleima Paloma second and Natalie Neighbors third, and Rebecca Roose added a 10th place finish as the Decatur Lady Eagles swept to the title in the Reunion Run cross country meet held Saturday at Decatur’s Joe Wheeler Park.
Veronica Torres completed the team scoring with a 13th place effort, just ahead of teammate Biana Morrison in 14th. Whitney Vrba also broke into the top 20th with a 19th place time.
The top-ranked Lady Eagles competed in the 4A-5A division.
The Decatur boys, also running in the 4A-5A competition, were third, led by Cris Ortiz with a third-place race. Alex Forbis took 9th.
Paradise was second and Boyd third in the 3A and under division. Boyd’s Katie Marks was the runnerup while Hailey Mitchell (6th), Lauren Brinson (9th) and Kim Sadler (10th) led the charge for Paradise. Gavin VonHueval of Paradise won the 3A and under boys contest, with Keaton Scruggs of Boyd in second. Boyd took team runnerup honors as well, as Jake May placed sixth. Bailey Logan of Paradise was ninth.
Paulina Sanchez of Decatur won the girls junior varsity race. Taylor Clayton of Decatur claimed the boys junior high race, just ahead of Jarrett Holt of Paradise.
The girls junior high title went to Bailey Sides of Paradise, just a second ahead of Nicole Neighbors of Decatur.