Pirates’ Cross Country team runs through district

By Hannah Grissom

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Spurger Pirate Cross Country team ran in the District meet. This meet was held in Lufkin, Texas.

The junior high teams got to participate in the District meet. The junior high boys placed second overall.

Colton Jenkins placed the highest by receiving second.

The junior high girls also placed second overall. Shoney Eason placed the highest by receiving second place as well.

The Spurger High School boys, placed second in District with Gantt Stone placing seventh, Chase Shook placing eighth, and Christian Urias-Jimenez placing 10th .

The Spurger High School girls however, were District Champions. Sayri Urias-Jimenez placed second, Lana Whiteside placed third, McKenzy Hatton placed fourth, Lauren Griffin placed fifth, Justine Loechel placed seventh, Abigail Sirmons placed ninth, and Shelly Martin placed tenth. The high school teams ran Oct. 23, in Corpus Christi for the Regional meet.