Garden City cross country heads to Arlington

The Garden City varsity girls cross country team took first place at the District 10-1A meet in Lamesa recently. Kamie Halfmann took first place overall, with Vanessa Cardenas and Magdaly Huerta close behind in sixth and seventh place, respectively.Hannah Halfmann finbished in 12th place, Brylie Schaefer in 14th and Holly Halfmann in 25th. The Lady Kats will compete at the Regional II 1A meet Saturday Nov. 5 at Vandergriff Park in Arlington. Start time is 12:05 p.m. They are coached by Amy Hoch-Niehues.Three Bearkat varsity boys also competed at the District 10-1A meet. Brandon Gartman took fourth place to lead the boys, while Corbin Davis took sixth and Keith Clifton took 14th. Gartman and Davis advance to the Regional II 1A meet Nov. 5. Their start time is 12:30. They are coached by Darrell Hunt and their manager is Jacoby Allen.The runners are vying for top 10 individual finishes or top three team finishes at Regionals to advance to the state competition.