XC shines at State

Posted by Beech High School on Nov 17 2020 at 10:53AM PST

The cross county team wrapped up its 2020 season with a strong showing at lastweek’s State Championships, held at Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, TN.The boys’ team placed sixth, which was the highest finish for a Beech cross countryteam in the school’s history. With five underclassmen and just one senior, they havea bright future. “With six of us competing in our first State Championship, it was agood experience builder for the future and to see where we can go as individuals anda team,” freshman Colin Everett said.The girls had their highest finish in five years, finishing 16th. “We had fun competingas a team, and it was a great way to end our season,” stated freshman MeaganLenfert.Coach Wietecha was very pleased with how his teams performed. "It feels great tofinish a season I wasn’t even sure would happen. While we had an outstandingoverall season, I couldn’t have been happier with how we raced at the StateChampionships. Both teams are young and are building something special.