Cross Country Team Travels to Pensacola for the Gulf Coast Stampede

Posted by Windermere Preparatory School on Sep 27 2016 at 07:46AM PDT in 2016-2017 Season

This past Saturday in Pensacola, the WPS XC varsity squad took on teams from five states (Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi) in the Gulf Coast Stampede. The WPS racers took full advantage of the competitive field and ran their best race of the year as a team. Personal records were set by 4 of the runners from both girls and boys teams.

Senior Sean Gustafson finished with a time of 17:58 that was good for 51st place, and 8th grader Zavien Williams finished in 57th place out of 305 competitors with a time of 18:05. Senior Maya Rifai led the way for the girls with a season-best time of 21:37. Maya finished 42nd out of 242 competitors while earning a medal for her time. Gabriella Orlando also competed well finishing with a time of 22:42.

The varsity and junior varsity Lakers XC racers will display their talents closer to home this Saturday at the West Orange Invitational located at West Orange High School in nearby Winter Garden. The start time is 8 am. Come out and show your support WPS Lakers!

Go Laker XC!