HOT SPRINGS — The Bryant Junior Lady Hornets competed at the Lake Hamilton Invitational Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Bryant took fourth place in the team competition. Vilonia won the title with 48 points followed by Russellville (54), LR Christian (97), Bryant (116), and Lakeside (133). There were nine full teams and 262 individual runners in the race.
Zhania Hall led Bryant and was the team’s only top 30 medalist at 13th place with a time of 14:02. Meribeth Mead finished second for Bryant with a 45th place in 15:03. Finishing out the scorers were Sydney Dettmer (46th, 15:05), Jillian Colclasure (51st, 15:10), and Olivia Orr (53rd, 15:14).
The top seven included Mackenzie Moore (60th, 15:29) and Halie Patrieo (70th, 15:40).
“I was proud of Zhania Hall for finishing 13th in such a huge field of runners,” said Bryant coach Danny Westbrook. “As a team, we just didn’t get out good off the starting line and couldn’t recover through the huge field of runners.”