Coppell East Middle School Athletics


CMS East XC Invitational


Coppell East Athletics | 9/24/2022

PHOTO CREDIT: Raneem Siddiqui

On September 21st the Bronco Cross County team traveled to West to compete in the Coppell East Invitational. The Broncos were ready to show up for their team at their home meet.

The 8th grade boys took home 3rd place. They battled through injuries and still secured their spot in the top 3. They were led by Henry Hayden with a time of 12.28. He was followed by Preston Alles with a time of 13.01 and Tarek Neouchi with a time of 13.14. Sandre Houdier, Shuntaro Takahasha, and Joe Thomas all ran their best times of the year.

The 8th grade girls took home 2nd place. The work ethic of these girls blew me away this week. They were led by Maya Easterwood with a time of 14.41. She was followed by Prisha Kohle with a time of 16.58 and Sutton Rasmussen with a time of 17.28. Sahana Gadda, Aaliyah Haun-Granado, and Aadya Mehrotra all ran their best times of the year.

The 7th grade boys took home first place again. They blew the competition away with 8 runners finishing in the top ten. The team was led by Heath McCarthy with a time of 13.17. He was followed by Tanadorn Von Merveldt with a time of 13.47 and Wyatt Metrano with a time of 14.26. Isaiah Assefa, Samuel Meier, and Atharva Thirtha all ran their best times of the year.

The 7th grade girls came in 4th place. I am extremely proud of how hard these girls worked this week. They were led by Claire Wenzel with a time of 17.31. She was followed by Saanvi Chintam with a time of 17.34 and Tanvi Cherukuri with a time of 19.24.

The Broncos will compete in the Zone Meet in Argyle on Wednesday, September 28th. Our goal is to have all teams finish in the top 3 so that we can qualify for the Meet of Champions!