The Transylvania Times -

By Phillip Latter
BHS XC Coach 

Lady Blue Devils Repeat As 2A Cross Country Champs – Brevard NC


November 7, 2016

State Champions Again For the second year in a row, the Brevard High School girls' cross country team took the state 2A championship. The competition was held Saturday in Kernersville.

Sitting in a circle of camp chairs in the mid-August heat of a preseason camp, Eliza Witherspoon led her team through a meeting.

Their assignment was to create meaningful goals for the season. Unlike previous years, where team scores and conference titles were the stated objectives, this team identified working together, supporting each other, and acting like a family as their biggest priorities.

Three months later that family, led by Witherspoon, won their second consecutive state cross country title at the 2A State Cross Country Championships in Kernersville.

Witherspoon led the charg...

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