BHS Boys Take First at Chick-fil-A Invitational as First Five Runners Place in Top 30; Girls Finish Fifth

By Chris Johnson on September 12, 2023 via

The Bridgeport High School boys cross country team had five runners place in the Top 30 on the way to taking first place at the Chick-fil-A Invitational last Saturday in Mineral Wells.
Leading the way for the Indians was a 2-3 finish by Troy Zorick and Sam Dodson. Buffalo’s Patrick Reilly had the top individual finish at 16:13. Zorick was right on his heels as the runner-up at 16:15. Dodson crossed the finish line third with a time of 16:32.0.
Also for the Tribe, William Northey was 16th at 17:21.7, Ethan Smell was 27th at 17:57 and Quentin Collier was 28th at 17:59 to round out the finishers that counted toward the team standings.
Brady Elliott and Colton Reed also competed for the Indians. Elliott had the 70th best time at 20:09 and Colton Reed was 90th at 21:52.9
The BHS boys JV team also finished first at the event.
On the girls side, Ash McBrayer ran a 14th-best time of 21:35.6 to set the tone for a fifth-place finish in the team standings for BHS.
Williamstown’s Alyssa Sauro won the race at 18:23 and helped lead the Yellowjackets to the team victory.
Mikaela DeMoss had Bridgeport’s second best finish at 28th overall with a time of 22:34.2. Also for the Tribe, Sara Rexroad was 47th at 24:07.1, Annelise Mace was 66th at 24:45.5, Victoria Vash was 74th at 26:21.4 and Chloe Marsh was 83rd at 27:34.7.
The BHS cross country teams return to action on Saturday at the Belpre Invitational in Belpre, Ohio.
Editor's Note: Top photo shows the BHS boys with their hardware from the Chick-fil-A Invitational. Bottom photo of DeMoss courtesy of Tri-State Racer.

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