• Zachery Bernabe

CHS cross country competes in 18th Annual Bainbridge Bearcat Invitational

On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, the Cairo High School cross country team began its season at the Bearcat Invitational at Bainbridge High School, in Bainbridge, Ga. Cairo ended the meet with great scores for the three boys and the two girls who competed.

There was a huge turn out of teams, with over 200 boys competing between all schools. On Cairo's boys team, junior Nijal Sanders placed first for Cairo and number 70 overall; senior Zachery Bernabe placed second for Cairo and number 90 overall. In third place for Cairo was Robbie Edwards, who placed number 98 overall.

A total of 158 girls took part in the competition. Elsy Ventura finished first for the Cairo girls team and number 74 overall, and Adriana Lopez placed second for Cairo, finishing at number 98 overall.

It was a great race for all the teams out there, and three of Cairo's runners set new personal records and goals for the year.