7-AA Cross Country title
Alena Holmes and Coosa High take the 7-AA Cross Country title
Posted on 11/04/2010
The Coosa High School Girls Cross Country Team won the Region 7-AA Championship on Oct. 28, 2010. This was the first title in Cross Country for the Lady Eagles. The Coosa girls, along with Pepperell (third) and Armuchee (fourth), will compete in the state competition to be held this Saturday Nov. 6 in Carrollton at 3:00 p.m. The Coosa High varsity runners and their places in the Region Meet were: freshmen Alena Holmes (first), sophomore Rebecca Mullenax (seventh), sophomore Elizabeth Mullenax (eighth), senior Hannah Blanton (tenth), senior Ansleigh Whitlock (16th), freshmen Joanna Mullenax (17th), and sophomore Tania Chavez (31st). The Coosa High coaches are Candi Cole, Leah Couch, Jim Moore, Ricky Riordan and Allen Gossett. 

Alena Holmes of Coosa is the girl’s Region 7-AA Champion in Cross Country. She won the meet with a time of 21:40. Fourth place went to Anna Beth LeRoy and sixth place to Savanna Barnett both of Pepperell. LeRoy and Barnett, both earn individual state meet qualifications along with their team. Taylor Phillips of Model was fifth, also earning an individual state meet qualification. For the boys, the Pepperell High School’s team finished in second place and will compete at the state meet. Pepperell boys were lead by third-place finisher Nick Williams. The Pepperell team is coached by Michael Watson and Jonathon Silver. Kelly Staud and Troy Fitzpatrick are the Model coaches, and Scott Pierce coached the Armuchee team.