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Viking Fan Guide: Cross Country at GHSA Class-A Area-1 Private Meet

MACON, Ga. – The FPD cross country program will host the 2015 GHSA Class-A, Area-1 Private Cross Country Meet on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home.

Below is information on the event for fans and media members to stay in-the-know.

2015 GHSA Class-A Area-1 Private Cross Country Meet

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Georgia Industrial Children’s Home

(4710 N. Mumford Rd., Macon, Ga. 31210)

RACE SCHEDULE:

Varsity Girls: 1:10 p.m.
Varsity Boys: 1:45 p.m.
Junior Varsity: 2:20 p.m.
Awards Ceremony at Pavilion: 3 p.m.

FOR THE VIKINGS:

The Vikings are vying for their sixth consecutive Area-1 Title. The Vikings claimed their 13th Area/Region Title in 2014 by taking first place at last year’s competition. FPD has advanced to the GHSA State Meet each year of competition since joining the GHSA in 2010.

Key Runners: Will Martin (Sr.), Cooper Martin (Soph.), Dylan Bridges (Soph.), Heyward Smith (Sr.), Alan Carlton (Jr.).

This season: FPD has finished in the Top-10 in six of eight meets this season. FPD’s highest finish has been second (Sept. 15 at Stratford Invitational and Oct. 15 at Mount de Sales).

Top-4: Even if the Vikings don’t place first, a finish in the Top-4 would secure a spot in the GHSA Class-A State Meet in Carrollton, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 7.

2014 State Finish: 8th

FOR THE LADY VIKINGS:

The Lady Vikings are also looking to advance to the GHSA Class-A Private State Meet under second-year head coach Holly Scott.

The Lady Vikings have also advanced to state each year since joining the GHSA in 2010.

Key Runners: McKenzie Peterson (Sr.), Mary Jan Bonfim (Fr.), Jansyn Samples (Fr.), Madison Wiggins (Sr.).

This season: The Lady Vikings have finished in the Top-10 in six of eight races in 2015. FPD’s highest finish was back on Sept. 15 at the Stratford Invitational, claiming a third place mark overall.

Top-4: Even if the Vikings don’t place first, a finish in the Top-4 would secure a spot in the GHSA Class-A State Meet in Carrollton, Ga. on Saturday, Nov. 7.

2014 State Finish: 16th

GEORGIA MILESPLIT PAGE:
Click HERE to visit the meet on the Georgia MileSplit Page

TEAMS ATTENDING:
1) Aquinas (Augusta)
2) Brookstone (Columbus)
3) Calvary Day (Savannah)
4) FPD (Macon)
5) Mount de Sales (Macon)
6) Savannah Christian (Savannah)
7) Savannah Country Day (Savannah)
8) St. Anne Pacelli (Columbus)
9) Stratford Academy (Macon)
10) Tattnall Square – boys only – (Macon)

IMPORTANT LINKS:
Course Map of Georgia Children’s Home (Color)
Starting Boxes for Area-1 Teams
Varsity Girls Cross Country Homepage
Varsity Boys Cross Country Homepage

VIDEOS:

Head Boys Coach Shane Hall

Head Girls Coach Holly Scott