RACE NEWS | RESULTS
> A ONESIE KIND OF DAY
> Guy's Varsity Champs! 1st ever.
> Girl's Varsity 3rd & state bound
> JV Girls 2nd by only 4 points
> JV Guys run tough, place 5th
> 8 girls & 7 guys PR in a cold gale
> Kaitlyn wins JV girls
> 17 guys who ran in 2013 improved their average time over the year by over :60. Alex, Austin & Tristan < 2 minutes!
> Liz & Maren over :60 < 2013
> Sophia 2:56 ave. < 2013
PRE REGION TT
> We had fun
> We ran fast
> Our parents rule
> HOT & HARD
> Girls's Varsity & JV 2nd!
> Guy's Varsity & JV 3rd!
> Roger is a no show
> Great excercise in toughness
> Saw a ton of fight in this team
> Fun watching Haley run for GT
> This trip answers the question "How many Subway sandwiches can one team eat in a single day?" Answer... LOTS
7/28-29 Team retreat, Unicoi state park
8/5 Spke night @ Big Peach, 6-8PM
8/16 2-mile time trial, CPP, time TBD
8/23 Stage Races, River Green Park, Duluth
9/6 Double Dip, Marist School, Atlanta
9/13 Carrolton Invite, Carrollton, GA (Top 10)
9/20 Forsyth County Meet, Central HS
9/27 River Run, CPP
10/3-4 Wendy's Invite, Charlotte, NC
10/17 (FRIDAY) Crimson Classic, Tuscaloosa, AL
10/25 Region prep intersquad, CPP
11/1 Region 6-AAAAAA, CPP
11/8 STATE!, Carrollton MS
> Fun trip for everyone!
> New teammate Roger @ his 1st race!
> M & W team time records
> John and Liz individual time records
> 14 new auto letter times!
> 47 lifetime best!
> How can we have a tunnel of victory if there is noone left to be a tunnel? Virtual tunnel of victory?
RIVER RUN RECAP
> SHORT COURSE? WHO CARES
> Varsity guys WINNER!
> Varsity girls 2nd missing 3.
> We looked good against region teams
> Lots of PRs that will have to wait a week to be validated. It's a short wait.
> FUN DAY ON THE BEACH
> JV guys take 3rd.
> Stephen and Maren letter!
> 12 PRs for guys, 8 for girls!
> In the midst of battles for trophies, medals and PRs, in spite of injury & dissappointment, don't lose sight of what really matters. Cherish each second. Be great friends. Do your BEST. The sweet stuff you will remember is what happens in between the races.
> LEARNING EXPERIENCE
> Varsity guys 8th vs 16th last year.
> Guys 5th in GA, 4th in 6A.
> Nice wins vs. Lakeside, Clarkston, Lambert, Parkview, Woodward
> Varsity girls 5th vs 3rd last year.
> Ladies 3rd in GA, 2nd in 6A
> Nice wins vs. Harrison, Mill Creek, Darlington, Westminister, Marietta (missed 4&5), Peachtree Ridge, St Pius.
> EXCELLENT TEAM SPIRIT & UNITY.
> Varsity guys 2nd. 2 points from victory.
> If you didn't fear the fro before, you do now!
> Brian very good. Daniel super solid. Nick 3rd fastest freshman in all races.
> JV guys run strong for 2nd.
> Hillman running for the win, gets 2nd.
> Both guy's teams 10th in 2013.
> Girl's Varsity 2nd, Liz is elite. Julie & Dara strong. Late rally from Steph and Amanda (6th fastest freshman). 4th in 2013
> Girls JV 4th. Nice debut by Madison B.
> Brave running by all on a hot, humid day on one of the toughest courses in the state.
> Our kids ran great against some of the best XC programs in the state.
> We proved we belong with the best.
> Women placed 1st. Guys placed 7th.
> We did not set our team rosters up by stage to try to win. Odd sport huh?
> Our goals for this season are longer term. Be good early. Be GREAT late.
TIME TRIAL RECAP!
Our time trial was a huge success. West athletes ran great. The team had excellent parent support.
Great to see our alumni who came to watch and race.