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James Island captures second straight team and individual state titles in girls' cross country

JICHS Girls Cross countryJames Island Charter High School dominated the South Carolina High School League AAAA girls' cross country state meet, repeating at state champions with a 61-point victory over second-place Greenville in Columbia on November 11, 2021. James Island now has three team state titles in girls' cross country (2012, 2020, and 2021).

Six Trojans finished in the top-15 of the race, including sophomore Hannah Vroon, who defended her individual state title with a time of 18:15 (10 seconds better than her winning time last year). Avery Belk (fourth), Alice Taylor (ninth), Kirra Borg (11th), M.K. Huddleston (14th), and Chole Gilbert (15th) all finished in the top-15 to earn all-state honors as well.


Terri Admore
Avery Belk
Kirra Borg
Anna Sofia Crews
Chloe Gilbert
M.K. Huddleston
Alex LaRue
Alice Taylor
Hannah Vroon

Head Coach:  Dave Lee
Assistant Coaches:  Joe Eshelman, Chris Bolus, Ed Carson, Kelly Kimball, Carson Stewart, and Keith Bartleson