Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Two Bearcats Qualify for State Cross Country

Rock Hill High’s Isaiah Barnes and Joseph Palermo both qualified for the 5A State Cross Country Championships to be held this Saturday at the Clemson Sandhills Research Park in Columbia. Barnes and Palermo both finished as individuals in the top twenty at the mid-state qualifier this past Saturday in Columbia. Isaiah finished 11th overall with a time of 16:58.42 and Joseph finished 15th overall with a time of 17:04.05. Abby Linder was the top finisher for the Lady Cats as she finished 59th overall, but only the top 20 made it to the state. Team-wise, the boys finished 9th overall and girls finished 12th. The top seven teams qualified for the state so Barnes and Palermo will enter as individuals.