Bulletin Staff Report
LUBBOCK — The Brownwood and Bangs cross country teams ventured to Texas Tech Saturday to compete in the Region I-3A and Region I-2A meets, respectively.
Brownwood’s effort was highlighted by Amanda Gober, the lone Lady Lion qualifier, who placed 40th out of 147 runners with a time of 13:19.09.
The Lions made their second straight regional appearance as a team and finished in 19th place with an average time of 20:08.89.
Cameron McLaughlin led the Lions with a 59th place performance of 18:14.32, followed by Jacob Moore (19:38.17, 99th), Jacob Salazar (20:03.43, 112th), Quantez Johnson (21:18.66, 124th), Nathan Ross (21:29.85, 127th), Nic Rosato (21:46.07, 129th) and Scotty Rampley (23:27.18, 137th).
Brownwood’s team consisted of four sophomores — McLaughlin, Moore, Ross and Rosato — and freshmen Salazar, Johnson and Rampley.
The Bangs Lady Dragons came in 15th place in the 2A portion of the meet, as senior Chelsy Lipsey finished 18th overall with a 12:40.58 effort. Also competing for Bangs were junior Kirstin Reichenau (13:38.57, 68th), sophomore Keelee Allen (13.55.41, 89th), freshman Arryana Zapata (13:57.04, 93rd), freshman Melissa Ramirez (14:20.42, 118th) and sophomore Bethany Kyle (14:52.71, 147th).
Derek Wilson was the lone Bangs Dragon to qualify for regionals as he placed 50th with a time of 18:30.61.