The Cross Country runners enjoyed a cool running morning last Saturday at the campus of UT Tyler. The race hosted by Tyler Lee is traditional big and fast; hosting many schools from around East Texas and DFW area. This year did not disappoint. The Ladynecks placed fourth among the 1A-4A teams losing to Eustace by 1 point. Cryslan Tucker raced to a third place finish in 11:56. Shaynee Tyl, 12:20, 12th and Olivia Sipes, 12:33, 17th rounded out top twenty finishes. They were followed by teammates Katie Williamson in 44th,13:20, CeCe Hernandez in 46th, 13:21 and Luisa Soto, 155th in 15:58. This was a big meet with over 200 runners in the girls race. Tova Mellby made her American running debut in the JV girls’ race finishing in 5th place in a time of 13:41. She also earned her first race medal. Dylan Harris finished 8th in a time of 16:38 while competing in the boys Open Division. The Roughnecks and Ladynecks will be back in action on Friday for the Hallsville Invitational at Lear Park in Longview.