BY CHRIS BRIDGES
The Banks County High School cross country teams made a statement recently about how far their respective programs have advanced in recent seasons with first-place showings at Habersham Central High School.
The BCHS Leopards were first with 32 points followed by Johnson High School, Habersham Central, Hart County and Trinity.
Viet Phang turned in a personal best time of 21:08 as did Jared Clark in 25:00.
Jorge Diaz was the top runner for the BCHS boys in 18:29 followed by Ivan Diaz (18:53), Keiffer Hellmeister (20:07), Avery Chastain (20:08), Nathan Holloway (20:33), Simon Hurtado (20:38) and Trey Martin (20:51).
Chastain’s time was also a personal best.