East Hillsborough XC invite
Plant City High School hosted seven other schools Tuesday evening for the East Hillsborough Cross Country Invite race.
In the girls race, Durant High School placed fourth overall with an average time of 26:47. Strawberry Crest placed sixth with an average time of 27:25, though Taylor Johnson cracked the individual top 10 with an eighth-place time of 21:12.57. Plant City placed seventh with an average time of 28:35. Newsome High School took first place overall with an average time of 20:43 and had 12 runners finish in the top 15 individually, though Riverview's Alyssa Hendrix led the pack with an 18:28.68 first-place finish.
In the boys race, Plant City placed third overall with an average of 19:30 and Tyler Carter's 17th-place finish (18:30.63) led all Plant City-area runners. Durant placed sixth overall with a 20:18 average and Crest was right behind the Cougars with a seventh-place (20:41 average) finish. Newsome also placed first overall in the boys race with a 17:24 average.
Area volleyball roundup
Aug. 20: Durant 3, Gaither (H) 1
Aug. 23: vs. Plant, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 29: @ East Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: Plant City 3, Brandon (H) 0
Aug. 23: vs. Armwood, 7 p.m.
Aug. 27: vs. Spoto, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: Newsome (H) 3, SCHS 0
Aug. 23: vs. Robinson, 7 p.m.
Aug. 29: vs. Tampa Bay Tech, 7:30 p.m.