Forsyth Central at Wingfoot
BOYS: Calan Gizelbach came in 18th overall in 17:46 to help the Bulldogs finish fourth out of 29 teams at the Wingfoot Cross Country Classic in Cartersville on Saturday.
Central also got strong runs from Wes Bacastow (23rd, 17:55), Cole Gizelbach (28th, 18:05), Will Hasse (38th, 18:16) and Max Warner (59th, 18:34).
The group helped the Bulldogs come in first among all Class AAAAA teams.
GIRLS: Bonnie McKinnon came in 58th in 21:57 to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 14th place finish Saturday.
Other runners to place for Central were Shana McLochlin (66th, 22:25), Ashley Malone (89th, 23:06), Libby Owens (102nd, 23:44) and Lauren Springsteen (108th, 23:49).
South Forsyth at Wingfoot
BOYS: Matt Patterson got a top-10 finish to help the War Eagles come in fifth out of 29 teams at the Wingfoot Cross Country Classic in Cartersville on Saturday.
Patterson came in 10th overall in 17:29, and he had help from teammates Sean Catania (32nd, 18:10), Luke Francis (44th, 18:21), Collin Smith (50th, 18:27) and Trevor Kane (53rd, 18:28).
GIRLS: Kaylee DuPont and Savannah Carnahan had top 10 places to help the Lady War Eagles finish runner-up Saturday.
DuPont came in sixth in 19:13 and Carnahan was right behind her in 19:19 to place seventh.
South also got strong runs from Milicent Bergey (16th, 20:00), Emma Maisel (35th, 21:17) and Jordan Mund (60th, 22:07).
Horizon Christian 50, Renaissance Christian 20
The Warriors scored the game’s first three touchdowns to build a 24-0 lead by early in the second quarter and never looked back to open region play Saturday on the road.
Horizon quarterback Jacob Grinstead accounted for four touchdowns, completing 7 of 20 passes for 151 and three scores and rushing for 49 yards and a touchdown.
Dillon Taylor rushed for 78 yards and a touchdown and had 34 yards and a touchdown on two catches. John Michael Booth also had a touchdown rushing and receiving, while Daniel Durnwald caught three passes for 73 yards and a touchdown and Taejun Kim caught a touchdown pass.