Julie Varriale


September 27, 2020


Southlake Carroll Boys & Girls Sweep Falcon Fast Invite

Florcruz, Fisher win boys varsity, JV races; Beall wins girls JV


Fort Worth, TX – The Southlake Carroll boys and girls cross country teams opened defense of their state titles Saturday morning with victories at the Timber Creek Falcon Fest Invite. Both JV teams also kicked off the season with opening-meet wins.


The boys finished with 24 points, well ahead of second-place Keller (67), led by senior Antonio Florcruz, who crossed the finish line first with a time of 15:53.  Fellow seniors Bennett Woolsey (16:09, 3rd overall), Bryan Fernando (16:15, 4th), Isaac Chavez (16:29, 7th) and Brian McCarthy (16:31, 9th) rounded out the scoring for the Dragons.


On the girls side, junior Kaylie Cox finished second overall, with a time of 18:37, leading Southlake Carroll (31 points) to a three-point win over Colleyville Heritage. She was followed by senior Abigail McIlvain (18:59, 3rd), sophomore Audrey Dunn (19:00, 5th), senior Grace Williamson (19:30, 9th) and junior Olivia Jones (19:40, 12th). Jones edged out teammate Laurel Hook by .72 seconds for the final scoring slot.


In the morning’s JV competition, sophomore Dylan Fisher (16:47) and junior Karley Beall (20:37) took home first place in their respective races, leading the Dragons to convincing wins. The girls finished 55 points ahead of second-place Keller Timber Creek, and the boys won by 48 over Colleyville Heritage.


The Dragons dominated the girls race, finishing in the top six spots. Following Beall were freshmen Lily Garland (20:50) and Tatum Janning (20:55), sophomore Mie-Ava Anderson (21:07), and freshmen Julia Gassett (21:12) and Alexandra Walsh (21:40).


The boys, led by Fisher, had five of the top six finishers, and 11 of the top 12. Senior Noah Castro finished second in 17:24, followed by freshman Jude Alvarez (17:26, 3rd), sophomore David Fisher (17:39, 4th) and freshman Brady Golomb (17:58, 6th).


The varsity Dragons will next be in action on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Marcus I Invitational in Denton. The JV teams will compete at the Keller Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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