Conley girls placed 22th out of 38 schools in their division at the Great American Cross Country Festival held in Cary on Saturday. Teams from across the southeast United States competed in the meet. Marist School from Georgia was the top team, with Forest Park of Virginia taking 2nd.
Jennifer Perez was Conley’s top finisher, placing 46th with a time of 20:40, followed by Annika Stoakes (123rd, 22:00). Behind them, in a tight group, was Alice Guth (149th, 22:20), Olivia Chiancone (173rd, 22:45), Channing Mitchell (177th, 22:47), Hannah Higgens (211th, 23:26) and Hayley Ferrell (219th 23:42). 287 runners completed the race.