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TRM XC ‘toughing it out’

The T.R. Miller Tigers cross country girls team placed first in the Battle of the Bay event over the weekend, while the boys finished third overall in their respective event.

The teams traveled to Loxley on Saturday to compete in the event.

The race saw T.R. Miller’s Olivia Blackmon win the event with a time of 20:49.84.

Jordan Thompson finished fourth with a time of 22:41.62.

Madison Lum (24:01.78), Elisabeth Coleman (24:04.34) and Samantha Morris (24:06.45) finished the race 10th-12th.

Rebecca Ann Moore finished 15th, Celeste Thomas finished 17th and Sydney Lucas finished 29th out of the 47 racers.

The T.R. Miller boys finished third overall out of nine teams in the Varsity 5K, seeing four of its runners finish in the top 20.

Micah Flores finished second overall, with a time of 18:38.71.

Rider Jernigan finished sixth, with a time of 18:56.28.

Tailand Mitchell finished 16th, with a time of 20:03.19.

Finishing right behind Mitchell in 17th was Tanner McDaniel, who finished with a time of 20:03.63.

Sam Kelly finished 23rd; Tyler Thomas was 35th; Joe Lutrell was 39th; Justus Bailey was 49th; and Brooks Feely was 55th out of the 76 racers.

The teams average time was 19:41.98.