HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Running Lions opened their season Saturday, Aug. 31, at McFarland Park in Florence at the Brooks Lions Cross Country Invitational.
This is a very young team with only two female seniors and no male seniors. What is considered a rebuilding year, did not stop the Lions from putting up some impressive numbers.
Haleyville’s Top 5 boys finished in 12th, 24th, 39th, 43rd and 79th place out of 187 runners for a fifth place team finish.
Haleyville’s Top 5 girls finished 12th, 14th, 21st, 22nd, and 45th, out of 102 runners for a 3rd place team finish!
Girls finish times for the 5000 Meter Run were:
Katie Beth Boyles, 12th, 23:25.62;
Mae Boyles, 14th, 23:32.78;
Carlie Pendley, 21st, 24:20.27;
Daniela Largo, 22nd, 24:20.98;
Emma Nethery, 45th, 26:48.59;
Michaela Ramos, 47th, 26:52.37;
Anna Aaron, 54th, 27:22.16;
Emily Miller, 75th, 30:10.68;
Madison Baker, 78th, 30:50.59;
Aynelisa Vickery, 80th, 31:38.82;
Holly Flippo, 99th, 38:07.37;
Boys finish times for the 5000 Meter Run:
Lewis Barber, 12th, 18:37.79;
Gracen Smith, 24th, 19:37.08;
Logan Smith, 39th, 20:21.37;
Moises Cardona, 43rd, 20:32.44;
William Robins, 79th, 22:13.21
Hayden Armstrong, 86th, 22:34.26;
Nathan Boyles, 103rd, 22:32.44;
Garrett Clark, 105th, 23:36.44;
Kyler Handley, 151st, 22:55.51;
Malachi Carroll, 159th, 27:06.37;
Brett Godsey, 168th, 29:09.21;
Jay Marbutt, 170th, 29:32.88;
Bryant Bacu, 171st, 30:09.42.
2019 Running Lion Team Members are:
Boys - Hayden Armstrong, Lewis Barber, Brayan Bacu, Nathan Boyles, Malachi Carroll, Moises Cardona, Garrett Clark, Brett Godsey, Kyler Handley, Oscar Lara, Jay Marbutt, William Robbins, Gracen Smith, Logan Smith
Girls – Ana Aaron, Madison Baker, Kaytee Beth Boyles, Mae Boyles, Holly Flippo, Daniela Largo, Emily Miller, Emma Nethery, Carlie Pendley, Mich-aela Ramos, Aynelise Vickery.
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