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Boys' Cross Country Wins AAA State Championship
November 7th, 2011

The Golden Lion boys’ cross country team won its second straight AAA state title, edging out North Hall by one point. The championship was the fifth state crown in school history. Austin Sprague paced the Golden Lions, finishing in 3rd place, while Calvin Tirrell completed the course in 7th. St. Pius X placed five runners in the top 27 with Andrew Anastasiades coming in 18th, Joseph Ferrugia was 25th and Chris Beach placed 27th. Sergei Templeton and Paul McNeil also competed in the event for the Golden Lions.

The St. Pius X lady harriers completed the 2011 season on Saturday as state runners-up. Devon Dabney led the Golden Lions as she finished 11th with Tessa Schwarze placing 18th. Emily Thurston finished the race in 25th place, while Katy Gilbert completed the course in 32nd. Sarah Fristoe, Elizabeth Pettit and Taylor Glenn participated for St. Pius X.

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