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Varsity Cross Country Season Ends Successful Season
Laine Williams

The Varsity Cross Country AHSAA State 1A-7A Championship Meet, held at Oakville Indian Mounds State Park in Danville Nov. 14, 2020, ended a successful season for the girls and boys teams.

Jack Nichols (14th overall) and Frances Overton (9th overall) earned All-State honors, leading their teams to 5th and 6th place finishes in the highly competitive 3A division. Both teams capped an exciting season that saw 10 top three team finishes and two section titles.

Altamont's boys and girls teams qualified for the State meet with first place finishes as class 3A section 2 champions at the sectional meet, held in Montgomery Nov. 5. During the sectional meet, the girls team won convincingly with 7 runners in the top 10. Frances Overton was section champion and Margarette Berdy placed 2nd. The boys team was led by Jack Nichols (2nd) and Jesse Hungerpiller (3rd) with Gage Bell (9th) and Harris Strang (10th) also cracking the top 10.

Congratulations and Go Knights!

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