The Ridge View Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed in the 2014 Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic on Saturday, October 11 at the Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. The Blazers left Columbia Thursday and spent the night at a beachfront hotel in Ormond Beach, FL then got up early Friday to arrive at Disney. The students had a great time and experienced a first-class race.
Kelsey Ballou logged a 5th place finish and a time of 20:43 in the 3A Girls Race while the girls finished 19th in the race of 28 teams. According to coach Brian Rosefield, “Kelsey competed EXTREMELY hard and I told her that it was the best race I had ever seen her run”.
The boys finished 14th in a race of 30 teams and were led by Marcel Boatwright with a time of 18:45.
Other Ridge View finishers:
Girls – Laurel Fite 26:23, Jasmine Sampson 26:54, Myckenzie Horton 27:02, Amy Nguyen 28:22, Charmaine McIntosh 28:50, Fiona Findley 30:19
Boys – Connor McCloskey 18:48, Brandon Jackson 19:18, Justin Rose 19:49, Jordan Hollis 20:19, Hunter Kane 20:23