Queen Creek High girls cross country team wins gold medal

The girls cross country team from Queen Creek High School earned a gold medal Sept. 7 at the Payson Multi-Invitational Cross Country Meet.

The competition took place at the Payson Golf Course, 1504 W. Country Club Drive.

The girls team had a score of 41, beating Thatcher, with a score of 101, and Chino Valley, with 115, according to the website http://www.athletic.net/CrossCountry/Results/Meet.aspx?Meet=119084.

The boy’s team finished third.

Runners of the meet were Keola Hansen for the girls and Zach Gomez for the boys. Alexus Navarro won the meet individually with a time of 20:44.47, beating the second place girl by more than 2 minutes.

Other girls who medaled were: Maddy Ambrosio, Taylor Cotter, Keola Hansen, Molly Hillarides, Shayna Hyman and Kelton Little. The boys who medaled were: Denton Hardt, Bryson Schall and Tristen Stellmach.

For more information, visit the QCHS Athletics Department’s website at http://www.qchsathletics.org.

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