The West Side Eagles Cross Country teams got an early start on Saturday, October 13th, traveling to the Lake Hamilton Invitational Meet on the Oaklawn Park Infield in Hot Springs. The dismal weather, including a steady downpour during the senior girls race,did not put a damper on the Eagles' running.
Three West Side competitors brought home medals. Cross country star Haley Gentry finished the race with a time of 20:29.05 to earn her a tenth place overall in a field of 284 competitors and a second place in the 1A-3A division, Out of 212 runners in the junior boys race, Travis Gentry placed 13th to medal with a time of 12:36.80. Also earning a medal for the Junior Eagles was Dax Hipp, placing 25th with a time of 12:55.10.
The West Side Junior Eagles team placed fifth in overall competition and second in the 1A-3A division. Also making a strong finish were the Junior Lady Eagles who placed seventh overall and third in the 1A-3A division.