The Transylvania Times -

By Phillip Latter
BHS XC Coach 

Blue Devil XC Teams Listed First, Second In State 2A Rankings – Brevard NC


Strong performances from the Brevard High School boys' and girls' cross country teams, pictured above at last Saturday's Eye Opener Invitational, catapulted Brevard to the top of the state 2A rankings – with the girls' team ranked first and the boys' ranked second. (Courtesy photo)

Taking advantage of cool temperatures, excellent competition, and a smooth course, the Blue Devil cross country program vaulted itself into rarified air after running fast times at the Eye Opener Classic in Spartanburg.

Over 50 teams descended into the Upstate on Saturday for the meet, one of the largest in the Southeast.

Eliza Witherspoon wasted little time setting the tone for the day.

The senior surged out with the leaders and stuck with them all the way to the finish, running an exceptionally fast 19:11 5K to place sixth in the international (elite) division.

Right behind her wa...

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