High School Cross Country · Camron Jefferson qualifies for state cross country.

  Place Points
Blue Valley Southwest High School 2nd 52
St James Academy 3rd 55
Spring Hill High School 4th 142
Pittsburg 5th 142

Camron Jefferson qualifies for state cross country in class 5A at Blue Valley Southwest. Jefferson finished the 5k course in 22nd place with a time of 17:34. The other runners for PHS ran very strong races, just came up short of qualifying for state. Pittsburg’s Cole Jameson finished in 27th (18:21), AJ Ortiz in 33rd (19:29), Homer Urias in 34th (19:38), Judah Powers in 37th (21:06), Jonathon Howard in 38th (21:44), and Abraham Alonso in 39th (21:44).
The girls team finished in 5th place behind St. James Academy, St. Thomas Aquinas, Blue Valley Southwest, and Spring Hill. The top finisher for the Purple Dragons was Makayla Keller in 28th (23:12). She was followed by Rebeccah Jones in 29th (23:16), Kara Frech 31st (24:10), Lola Southard 34th (25:08), Athennah Jones 35th (25:10), and Sydney Nicklaus 39th (26:08).
All the Dragons ran very good at regionals. I was very proud of them. They competed hard at the toughest regional in the state.