At Tuesday night's (11/21/17) board meeting the MCHS Girls' Varsity Cross Country Team and two eighth grade boys were recognized for recently competeing in the state meet. Logan Stafford and Logan Stigall have been ranked as high as 2nd and 4th in the state among eighth grade AAA runners. Stafford ran a personal best time of 17:44, earning a spot among the top 100 elite runners in the KHSAA State Cross Country Meet. He placed 83rd in a field of 278 runners. Teammate Logan Stigall placed 198th in an impressive time of 18:47. The girls’ varsity team competed in their third consecutive state championship and were led by junior, Jewelee Holbrook. Jewelee placed 126th, covering the 5K course in 22:17. Hopey Newkirk is the Head Coach for the team. Assistant coaches are Jo Botts, Ginny Feltner, and Tommy Newkirk.