Last month, the Westminster School at Oak Mountain Knights Varsity Cross Country Teams both placed in the 1A/2A Cross Country Sectional meet at Gateway Park in Montgomery.
The Varsity Girls Team took home second place, while the Varsity Boys finished in third.
In the Boys race, sophomores Carter Lemons (ninth place, 18:13) and Logan Richburg (10th place, 18:17) led the Knights, who finished with eight runners in the top 25.
Scott Landers, Nathan Deen, Malcolm Messer, Noah Thompson, Ethan Shaw and Jared Keeler all turned in outstanding performances for the day. The Boys team missed Second place by only two points.
The Lady Knights finished with 48 points, led by eighth Grader Maddie Hoaglund (third place), who finished with a time of 19:56 and standout seventh graders Sarah Kate Lipperd (fifth place, 20:24) and Camilla Lemons (seventh place, 20:31).
Lauren Hoaglund, Olivia Brookins, and Morgan Reynolds, who suffered an ankle injury during the race and finished (incredibly) with one shoe, all finished in the top 25 for the Lady Knights.