AHSAA STATE MEET RECAP
Girls Cross country Finishes 8th
The Hewitt-Trussville Girls Cross Country team finished 8th in the AHSAA State Meet on
Saturday. It was the highest finish since 2013 for the ladies. The Huskies finished ahead
of Oak Mountain, James Clemens, Fairhope, and Prattville. Only the top 12 teams in the
state competed in the event.
Over 135 of the best runners in the state competed in the race on Saturday. The Huskies
had two runners place in the top 40 overall. Sydney Hall finished 36th and Amelia Brady
finished 37th. Head Coach Anita Dobbs was happy with the teams' performance. "We
knew it would be tough to qualify for State because of the competition. For these girls to
qualify, then have a top 10 finish is great. We are very proud of them."
Boys Cross Country Finishes 9th
The Hewitt-Trussville Cross Country team continued their tradition of qualifying for the
state meet and competing well. This season the team finished 9th at the final meet of the
season. The Huskies finished ahead of Fairhope, McGill-Toolen, and Baker.
The Boys race saw over 140 of the top runners in the state compete against each other.
The Huskies had two athletes place in the top 30 overall. Aaron Himes finished 24th and
Josh Jenkins finished 30th. Head Coach David Dobbs said, "We are very proud of the
effort the team gave this year. They did a great job and the future of this program is
The Cross Country teams will conclude the season with the end of the year banquet on
Monday night at the Trussville Civic Center.