HT PERFORMS WELL AT HUSKY CHALLENGE
Boys Cross Country Finishes 3rd
The Hewitt-Trussville Boys Cross Country team finished 3rd out of 12 teams in the 26th annual Husky Challenge on Saturday. The event is the only home meet for the Huskies. Hoover won the Boys' division with 39 points.

More than 100 boys competed in the race. The Huskies saw three athletes place in the top 15 individually. Thomas Wolfe placed 2nd, Aaron Himes finished 9th, and Josh Jenkins finished 15th.

Wolfe, a senior, completed his 5k home course in 16 minutes, 47 second, one tick behind the race winner. "I just wanted to stick in the pack as long as I could and just stay with the top, front guys," Wolfe said. "I just stuck with them and then I ended up taking the lead after the 2-mile mark."

The Huskies also saw Mac Brooks and Aaron Dykes perform well. Head Coach David Dobbs said, "Mac really stepped up for us today."

The Huskies will travel to Scottsboro on October 26. The team will compete in AHSAA Sectionals on November 2.

Girls Cross Country Finishes 3rd
The Hewitt-Trussville Girls Cross Country team finished 3rd out of nine teams in the 26 annual Husky Challenge that was held October 21. Hoover won the Girls' division. The Huskies finished just behind second-place Oak Mountain.

More than 70 girls competed in the Varsity race. The Huskies were led by three athletes that placed in the top 17 individually. Sydney Hall finished 5th, Amelia Brady placed 11th, and Helena Steen finished 17th.

Junior Sydney Hall finished the course in just over 20 minutes. Coach Dobbs said, "I am very pleased with her performance, she did a great job." He added, "Overall I am very pleased with everything today. We need to continue working on our depth."

The Huskies will travel to Scottsboro on October 26. The team will compete in AHSAA Sectionals on November 2.
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