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Harker Heights Evening Star
Harker Heights Evening Star

Union Grove Middle School Boys Cross Country

First Meet

The UGMS 7th/8th grade boys cross country team ran in the first ever KISD Middle school cross country meet last Saturday. The 10 grizzly cross country runners represented Union Grove MS admirably. Overall the grizzlies did very well for their first cross country meet.

Dayne Holden led the 7th graders with a time of 13:46 and a 2nd place finish.Jesus Molina placed 6th with a time of 14:35. Micheal Garrison placed 7th with a time of14:36. Micheal Griffin placed 9th with a time of 14:54. Chance Heck came in with a time of 15:50. Malik Devine came in with a time of 16:35. William Eversley came in with a time of 19:17. 7th grade took 2nd place overall.

The 8th grade grizzlies came out running hard and it showed. Derek Morales led the 8th grade with a time of 15:35. Christopher Mcmillan came in with a time of 15:36Cesar Carillo came in with a time of 16:22. Overall the grizzlies did well representing Union Grove.

Eagle Run Invitational

The UGMS 7th/8th grade boys cross country team ran in the Eagle Run Invitational hosted by Ellison. The 9 grizzly cross country runners came out ready to run hard for the red and gold of Union Grove.Overall the grizzlies did extremely well running in the hottest part of the day.

Dayne Holden led the 7th graders with a time of 13:39 and a 3nd place finish.. Micheal Garrison placed 6th with a time of14:37.Jesus Molina placed 7th with a time of 14:38. Micheal Griffin placed 12th with a time of 15;27.Malik Devine came in 14th place with a time of 16:01.Chance Heck came in 16th placewith a time of 16:13. William Eversley came in with a time of 18:43. 7th grade took 1st place overall.

The 8th grade grizzlies came out running hard and it showed. Derek Morales led the 8th grade with a time of 16;13. Cesar Carillo came in with a time of 16:28. Overall the grizzlies did well representing Union Grove.

Harker Heights 

Invitational

On a rainy Wednesday night the grizzlies of Union Grove MS ran at the Harker Heights Invitational. Despite the rain both the 7th and 8th grade boys did very well. Each of the runners ran for the red and gold of Union Grove with the true heart of a grizzly.

The 7th grade team won 1st place overall. Dayne Holden led the group with a 3rd place finish and a 13:17 finishing time. Michael Garrison placed 5th overall with a time of 13:40.  Michael Griffin placed 7th with a time of 14:12.  Jesus Molina placed 12th with a time of 14:38.  Ryan Shine placed 12th with a time of 14:38. Chance Heck placed 16 with a time of 14:58.  Malik Devine (15:55),   William Eversley (16:47), Kaleb Smallwood (16:54),Evan Melvin ( 17:17) rounded out the 7th grade runners respectively.

The 8th grade team placed 2nd overall. The group was led by Evan Ernst who placed 2nd with a time of 12:57. Alex Quiroz came in 7th with a time of 14:46. Christopher Mcmillon Placed 11th with a time of 15:23. Derek Morales placed 13th with a time of 15:26. Cesar Carrillo placed 17th with a time of 15:57.

Overall the cross country team did very well and represented Union Grove marvelously. The grizzlies return back to the course next Wednesday at Dana Peak Park at a meet hosted by Killeen HS.

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