Margaret B. Pollard powers to Chatham boys, girls middle school XC titles

Posted 1/10/20

SILER CITY — The Margaret B. Pollard Middle School boys and girls cross country teams rang in the New Year by capturing the 2019 Chatham County Schools Middle School Cross Country Championships at …

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Margaret B. Pollard powers to Chatham boys, girls middle school XC titles

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SILER CITY — The Margaret B. Pollard Middle School boys and girls cross country teams rang in the New Year by capturing the 2019 Chatham County Schools Middle School Cross Country Championships at Jordan-Matthews High School.

Margaret Pollard Middle School took the titles over runner-up Horton Middle School in both events. Both the girls and boys teams from Horton Middle School were runner-ups.

In the girls’ race, Alison McKeithan of Pollard captured the individual title to get past second place finisher Caroline Bartee, also of Pollard. Rounding finishers who all earned All-Conference honors were Katie Leonard of Moncure in third, Isabella Rogers of Pollard in fourth, Bella Ekeler of Pollard in fifth, Caroline Austin of Bonlee in sixth, and Caitlin Erman of Pollard in seventh.

In boys’ action, it was Seth Gilliland of J.S. Waters speeding to the title past runner-up Gabe Rogers of Pollard. Rounding out the All-Conference performers were Morgan Turner of Pollard in third, Kolton Phillips of Bonlee in fourth, Jake Leighton of Horton in fifth, Ty Willoughby of Pollard in sixth, and Tait Wilson of Pollard in seventh.

2019 Chatham County Schools Middle School Girls’ Cross Country Results

1st place — Alison McKeithan, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

2nd place — Caroline Bartee, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

3rd place — Katie Leonard, Moncure School

4th place — Isabella Rogers, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

5th place — Bella Ekeler, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

6th place — Caroline Austin, Bonlee School

7th place — Caitlin Erman, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

2019 Chatham County Schools Middle School Boys’ Cross Country Results

1st place — Seth Gilliland, J. S. Waters School

2nd place — Gabe Rogers, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

3rd place — Morgan Turner, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

4th place — Kolton Phillips, Bonlee School

5th place — Jake Leighton, Horton Middle School

6th place — Ty Willoughby, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

7th place — Tait Wilson, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School

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