20 local athletes representing Heritage High School and Eastside High School competed over the weekend in their respective classifications in the state cross country championships.

Heritage placed 14 athletes, seven boys and seven girls. The boys were paced by Nicholas Boucher who finished 27th overall, Kyler Prioleau (55th), Nasir Varnado (151st), Ethan Baza (156th), Eqequiel Mendoza (166th), Jamari Murray (178th) and Eli Owens (191st). As a team, the boys finished in 20th.

On the girls side, Jada Banks finished in 17th place to lead all runners on the day. She was followed by Taylor Colver (58th), Abby Wilcox (86th), Antounette Neil (98th), Elizabeth Blazer (105th), Cantalisia Baehre (121st) and Emily Bradley (124th). As a team, the girls finished in 11th.

Representing Eastside was six boys runners led by Athaniel Lewis who finished in 60th. He was followed by Nolan Avery (164th), Samuel Lent (196th), Everitt Campbell (203rd), Colin Carnes (210th) and Weston Avery (221st). The boys finished in 27th overall.

Heritage Boys 

27 Nicholas Boucher Heritage, Conyers 17:46.46

55 Kyler Prioleau Heritage, Conyers 18:08.66

151 Nasir Varnado Heritage, Conyers 19:45.43

156 Ethan Baza Heritage, Conyers 19:53.61

166 Ezequiel Mendoza Heritage, Conyers 20:08.03

178 Jamari Murray Heritage, Conyers 20:34.35

191 Eli Owens Heritage, Conyers 20:51.94

Heritage Girls 

17 Jada Banks Heritage, Conyers 20:50.10

58 Taylor Colver Heritage, Conyers 22:06.68

86 Abby Wilcox Heritage, Conyers 22:48.26

98 Antounette Neil Heritage, Conyers 23:18.10

105 Elizabeth Blazer Heritage, Conyers 23:30.97

121 Cantalisia Baehre Heritage, Conyers 24:09.83

124 Emily Bradley Heritage, Conyers 24:14.02

Eastside Boys 

60 Athaniel Lewis Eastside HS 18:46.42

164 Nolan Avery Eastside HS 20:51.69

196 Samuel Lent Eastside HS 22:40.22

203 Everitt Campbell Eastside HS 23:08.84

210 Colin Carnes Eastside HS 23:47.74

221 Weston Avery Eastside HS 27:03.51

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