Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · XC Excels at Chattanooga Baylor

Congratulations SMHS Cross Country! At Baylor School in Chattanooga, the SMHS cross country teams dominated. The junior varsity race began with Jacob Sweeten sweeping the field of 150 with a strong win. Close behind was fourth place Matthew Noland.


The SMHS Varsity girls finished strong with a fourth place finish out of 21 teams only behind Baylor School;Heritage HS out of Catoosa, Georgia; and Coahulla Creek HS, out of Dalton Georgia. Hailey Coudriet led the team with a 6th place finish with 171 runners. Susan Nelson had a 24th place finish.


There were 217 runners in the boys race. Mikey VanWinkle led the Panthers with a 6th place finish. Xavier Findley finished 11th. Payt Bussey finished in 17th. Preston Buck finished in 27th place. The boys team had an impressive 2nd place finish of 31 teams finish right behind Dalton, Georgia.


The SMHS Cross Country team will travel to Cookeville, October 1 to compete in the Ryan Burnett Classic