Sparkman’s Samantha Menikheim Captures Huntsville Metro Cross Country Championship
Sparkman’s Samantha Menikheim, a junior, clocked a personal-best 19-minutes, 19.54-seconds to win the Huntsville Metro Cross Country Championship held at Madison’s Palmer Park. The remainder of the top 15 T-shirt winners included 3. Kylie Gero, 10, James Clemens, 19:46.63, 7. Emma Bothern, 11, James Clemens, 20:27.94, 11. Jenna Duncan, 11, Sparkman, 20:51.42, 12. Ami Marks, 8, Bob Jones, 20:54.06.
In boys, sophomore Luke Alverson ran fourth with a time of 16:01.94 to lead four James Clemens athletes to finish among the top 10 at the Metro. Other Jets among the top finishers included 5. Dylan Dryer, 11, James Clemens, 16:04.97, 6. Cole Robinson, 11, James Clemens, 16:05.23, 10. Garrett Gallagher, 12, James Clemens, 16:46.51. Photo- Geary Howell, Sparkman High School