The FMS 7th grade girls ran to a third place team result at the Jefferson R-7 meet held this year at Hillsboro’s new Bridle Ridge course. The top Tiger finisher was Olivia Cole who battled Hillsboro’s and Jackson’s top 7th grade harriers ending in a third place finish for Cole. Karly Manwarring and Olivia Madden contributed to the top three scorers in the race finishing in 10th and 11th place respectively. There were thirty-one girls in the meet. Festus finished third with 24 points to Jackson’s 23 and Herculaneum’s 15.
The eighth grade lady Tigers finished fourth out four teams in a tight race. Jackson won the meet with 14 points, followed by Herculaneum (17), Desoto (27) and Festus (29). Medalists on the 1.9 mile course were Olivia Gillam (8th) and Alyssa Collins (10th). The last scorer for Festus in the competition was Elizabeth Skaggs in eleventh place. There were 34 girls racing in the meet.