Meet Recap: Benton Academy Invitational

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Charley Rose, Kirk Academy and Emma Bickwith, Pillow Academy 

Madison Ridgeland Academy swept High School team titles. The Varsity Girls won with a score of 29 points, 31 points ahead of second-place team Saint Aloysius HS, and the Varsity Boys placed first with a score of 38 points, 41 points ahead of runner-ups Washington School. 

Christ Covenant School's Samuel Lewis won the Junior High Boys 2-mile in an 11:17, staying undefeated for the year, winning three straight races. Lewis also broke the Benton Cross Country Club Junior High Boys 2-mile course record. 

RESULTS: Benton Academy Invitational - Junior High Boys 2-mile

Emma Beckwith and Charley Rose had a close battle for the win in the Junior High Girls 2-mile. After being neck-and-neck for nearly the entire race, Beckwith used the final uphill to her advantage and pulled away, breaking the tape in a time of 12:58. 

RESULTS: Benton Academy Invitational - Junior High Girls 2-mile