Gainesville, Buchholz cross country advance to regionals

Published: Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 12:02 a.m.

Blake Lowery placed second overall with a time of 16:41 Saturday in leading Gainesville to a second-place boys finish at the District 5-3A cross country meet in New Smyrna Beach.

The GHS girls, led by Carter Page (10th, 20:23), placed third as a team. Both the ’Canes’ boys and girls teams advance to next Saturday’s regionals at Lake Nona in Orlando.

At Santa Fe College, Karsten Pease finished third overall (16:49) to lead Buchholz boys to a third-place finish in District 1-4A, one point short of second-place Neptune Beach Fletcher. Sarah Edens placed fourth overall (19:37) in girls with Isabella Whelan seventh (20:09), as the Bobcat girls came in second as a team.

Both the Buchholz boys and girls teams advance to next Saturday’s regionals, which will also take place at Santa Fe College.

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