HS cross country rankings: Bulldoggs move to No. 1

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Winder-Barrow won the girls Varsity Red race at the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational at Heritage-Conyers Saturday, and climbed to No. 1 in Class AAAAA while knocking Flowery Branch down to No. 2. The Bulldoggs also won the boys meet in Conyers  and improved to No. 4 in the Class AAAAA rankings.

Roswell sneaked into the boys Class AAAAAA rankings after winning the Blue Invitational race at the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, N.C., Saturday. The Hornets won a meet that included fellow Georgia programs Mill Creek and North Cobb.

Etowah won the boys AAA-AAAAAA race at the Darlington Festival and moved into the top 10 as a result. Also at Darlington, the Blessed Trinity girls turned in impressive times in their second-place finish and moved up to No. 2 in Class AAA.

Boys

Class AAAAAA

1. Mill Creek

2. Milton

3. Norcross

4. Brookwood

5. Marietta

6. Walton

7. Harrison

8. Peachtree Ridge

9. Roswell

10. Etowah

Class AAAAA

1. McIntosh

2. Lakeside-Evans

3. Pope

4. Winder-Barrow

5. Flowery Branch

6. Union Grove

7. Lakeside-DeKalb

8. Starr’s Mill

9. Richmond Hill

10. Southwest DeKalb

Class AAAA

1. Marist

2. Perry

3. Wayne County

4. Alexander

5. Sandy Creek

6. Pickens County

7. Eagle’s Landing

8. Hephzibah

9. Chamblee

10. Westover

Class AAA

1. Woodward Academy

2. St. Pius

3. North Hall

4. Hart County

5. Cartersville

6. Blessed Trinity

7. Chapel Hill

8. Oconee County

9. North Oconee

10. West Hall

Class AA

1. Westminster

2. Wesleyan

3. Bleckley County

4. Lovett

5. Murray County

6. Jefferson

7. Benedictine

8. Greater Atlanta Christian

9. Oglethorpe County

10. Pepperell

Class A

1. Athens Academy

2. Darlington

3. Galloway

4. Holy Innocents’

5. First Presbyterian

6. Athens Christian

7. Pace Academy

8. Landmark Christian

9. Hebron Christian

10. Mt. Paran

Girls

Class AAAAAA

1. Milton

2. Walton

3. Roswell

4. Brookwood

5. Peachtree Ridge

6. Woodstock

7. Mill Creek

8. Lowndes

9. Etowah

10. Centennial

Class AAAAA

1. Winder-Barrow

2. Flowery Branch

3. Lakeside-Evans

4. McIntosh

5. Dunwoody

6. East Paulding

7. Whitewater

8. Union Grove

9. Starr’s Mill

10. Lakeside-DeKalb

Class AAAA

1. Marist

2. Alexander

3. Heritage-Catoosa

4. Chestatee

5. Pickens County

6. Lanier

7. Eagle’s Landing

8. Veterans

9. River Ridge

10. Carrollton

Class AAA

1. St. Pius

2. Blessed Trinity

3. Woodward Academy

4. White County

5. North Hall

6. Chapel Hill

7. North Oconee

8. Central-Carrollton

9. Grady

10. Jackson County

Class AA

1. Westminster

2. Wesleyan

3. Lovett

4. Jefferson

5. Bleckley County

6. Greater Atlanta Christian

7. Bremen

8. Thomasville

9. Pelham

10. Coosa

Class A

1. Landmark Christian

2. Darlington

3. First Presbyterian Day

4. Athens Christian

5. Holy Innocents’

6. Providence Christian

7. Athens Academy

8. Whitefield Academy

9. Mount Pisgah

10. George Walton Academy

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Truth in reporting

October 2nd, 2012
3:59 pm

The Race of Champions at Great American was the premier event. St Pius was the top team from Georgia followed by Mill Creek, Marietta, Peachtree Ridge, Marist, Walton & Parkview. All of these teams ran faster than Roswell. Josh Brickell was 3rd and is now ranked #5 US. Austin Sprague was 10th and is now 44th US according to Milesplit.