Manatee High’s Christopher Pate qualified for state Saturday by placing 13th during the Class 4A-Region 2 cross country meet at McIntosh Middle School in Sarasota.
The Hurricanes’ boys team placed eighth and therefore will not advance. After Pate, the Canes’ top finisher was Sam Dorman, who finished 34th with a time of 18:19.90.
SOUTHEAST -- Southeast High School competed in the Class 2A-Region 3 cross country meet in Titusville on Saturday. The Seminole boys finished 14th in the field, while the girls came in 12th. Despite the strong showings, it was the end of the Seminoles’ seasons as only the top six teams advance. The top performer for the Seminole boys was David Marvel, who finished 73rd with a time of 18:42.74. Top performer for the girls was Lindsay Wheeler who finished 71st with a time of 23:49.15.
MANATEE TRI-MEET -- The Hurricanes split their matches in a tri-meet with Gateway (45-33) and Palmetto Ridge (21-51).
Winning both their matches for Manatee were Tim Dinsdale (106), Jessie Faulk (145), Brett Barber (152) and John Bawldwin (170). Chris Whitaker (160) won the only match he wrestled.
-- Herald staff reports