The 2015 Italy Lady Gladiators participated as a cross-country team at Regionals for the first time in a decade. The daylong event took place at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie and consisted of teams from Region 2 in the 2AA-6AA divisions.
Winning for the girls in the 2AA division was Hamilton. Thirty-two teams from throughout the region qualified with the Lady Gladiators finishing 15th.
Top runner for Italy was T’Keya Pace, who ran the two-mile course with a 14;12 personal best. The next runner for Italy was senior Jozie Perkins, who also ran a personal best of 15:04 and was only a few seconds ahead of fellow senior Halee Turner, who fought back spasms and pain to finish at 15:15.
April Lusk and Marlen Hernandez finished the scoring for the Lady Gladiators. Also running were Taylor Boyd and Britney Chambers.
|Info submitted by Coach Johnny Jones|