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Lady Blue Devils Take First Place At Watermelon Run


Last updated 9/9/2019 at 4:01pm

Employing a controlled start, a strong middle, and a powerful finish, the Brevard girls’ cross-country team came out victorious at the 14-team Watermelon Run last Thursday.

With the mercury bubbling up to 90 degrees in Sylva – and precious little shade on the course – the Lady Devils employed a smart strategy of laying off the early pace set by a pack of eight runners from schools throughout the western part of the state.

By the mile mark, the group of Madeline Dierauf, Lucy Murray, Emma Coye, and Isabelle Lefler had moved into the top 15, with Erin Huter and Summer Dysinger close...

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