Vikings Find Success at Incarnate Word Meet

Posted by Village School Athletics on Sep 01 2015 at 08:31AM PDT in 2015-16

The Village High School cross country team competed in their first meet of the season on Saturday, as they ran in the Incarnate Word Invitational held at the Houston Amateur Sports Complex. The Vikings ran a 2 mile event, and ran well. The girls team were led by a pair of medalists. Charlotte S came in 2nd place and Fernanda N came in 6th. The girls also came in 2nd overall as a team! Great job ladies! The boys also ran well. Sophomore runner, Ben A, came in 4th overall with a time of 11:14. The Vikings compete this weekend at the Lutheran South Invitational. The meet starts at 8:00 and is held at Burke Crenshaw Park. Come support your High School runners!

The Middle School cross country team competed in the same meet on Saturday, immediately following the high school team. The Vikings ran well in their season debut. The boys had two individual medalists. 8th grader, Victor R-V came in 4th place and 7th grader, Tristan A, came in 6th. The boys finished 3rd overall as a team out of 13 teams that competed. The girls team also had a pair of medalists. 8th grader, Olivia G, came in in 6th place and fellow 8th grader, Doris M, came in 7th place. Coach Petito and Coach Dyer were happy with the effort from each runner and excited for the result despite a limited practice schedule thus far. The Vikings next meet is scheduled on Saturday, September 19th, at the 2nd Baptist West Campus location. Come support your Middle School runners!