FAIRVIEW - Running on their own course, the Fairview Lady Aggies put together a solid effort with third place in the upper division (5A-7A) of the 9th annual Fairview Cross Country Invitational Saturday morning.
Alex McDonald sparked the squad with a third place run of 21:26, finishing 21 seconds behind runner-up Emma Stewart of Arab. Megan Schwarze of the Lady Knights grabbed the individual crown at 20:25.
McDonald was 35 seconds faster than Brooks' Cameron Vandiver who claimed fourth place at 22:01, with Della Kelly of Cullman in 5th place at 22:10.
Alyssa Harper wound up 23rd for the Lady Aggies with a time of 26:14. Emma Gardner was 25th at 26:26, Brianna Lodge 33rd at 28:14 and America Diaz in 36th place with a time of 29:26.
Fairview got 92 points for the run, seven points less than Moody to keep them third in the team standings. Cullman was first with 29, Brooks claimed second with 66.
Now the Lady Aggies look to the Kudzu Hills Invitational next Saturday on the campus of Cold Springs High School.
Photo 1: Alex McDonald is 3rd for Fairview in the upper division Saturday.
Photo 2: Fairview Lady Aggies with team spirit prior to Cross Country run Saturday.
Sportspage photos by Johnny Thornton