TC Roberson Cross Country 2012
2012 Cross Country Season
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Brooke Gordon named Asheville
NCHSAA 4A State Championships
Boys team: 10th place
The guy’s ran the 14th fastest team time in school history with a top-5 average of 16:49.2. Paul Kovach (), Alex Zorich (), River Gordon (), Charles Harpe (PR of ), and Jesse Kovacs (PR of ) scored for the team.
Girls team: 6th place
Brooke Gordon earns All-State honors for 4th straight year* with an 18:14.9
Lily Anderson runs PR of , Anastasia Soule (), Casey Greenwalt (), and Lauren Hartmann (PR of ) round out the top 5 with a team average of 19:13.7 (the 14th best ever in NCHSAA State Meet history)
This was the fastest
* Earning All-State for all four years has been accomplished by just 24 girls in the 32 year history of NCHSAA Cross Country… in all classifications. Caroline Kirby (2004 – 2007) and Jennifer (Kelley) Sadler (1998 – 2001) are the two other TC Roberson runners to do this. This is a remarkable achievement.
NCHSAA 4A West Regional Championships
Boys team: Regional Runner-up
River Gordon earns All-Region honors, finishing 7th with a time of … taking up exactly where Robert Kovach left off in 2011. Overall, the guy’s ran the 8th fastest team time in school history with a top-5 average of . Paul Kovach (), Alex Zorich (), Zach Houser (), and Charles Harpe () scored for the team.
Girls team: Regional Runner-up
Brooke Gordon is Regional Champion () and Lily Anderson earns All-Region honors, finishing 4th with an
The girls ran the 11th fastest team time in school history with a top-5 average of 19:19.8.
Rounding out the top 5 for the team were Casey Greenwalt (), Lauren Hartmann (), and Rachel Koon ().
Mountain Athletic Conference
Boys and Girls
Brooke Gordon takes first place with course record time of 18:51.9
As would be expected on this fast course in Charlotte, both the girls and boys teams ran their fastest races of the 2012 season.
T.C. Roberson girls finished in 2nd place with a top 5 average of 19:22.8, the 12th best in school history.
Brooke Gordon took 4th overall with a time of , running a very evenly paced race. Lily Anderson moved up on our all-time individual performance list with an 18:44 and Lauren Hartmann earned a spot on the list, one position ahead of Rita Roberts (who went on to be a 10,000m Champion in the Southern Conference). We now have 6 runners on this year’s team that are among the top 35 ever at TC Roberson. No small feat as the list contains 30 years of history with numerous All-State runners, including four who went on to earn All-America honors in college.
Running in the Invitational race for Roberson were Brooke Gordon (), Lily Anderson (), Anastasia Soule (), Rachel Koon (), Lauren Hartmann (), Casey Greenwalt (), and Elena Link ().
finished in 15th place, averaging 17:01.8, their best of the season
with Zach Houser, River Gordon, and Alex Zorich all
under 17 minutes. Zach led the way for
the team with a PR of , moving up several places on the
A record turnout of costumed teams in this year’s Fall Brawl, with the top 4 teams all running under 16 minutes!
1. Casey Greenwalt & Justin McCarthy – 15:27.9
2. Lily Anderson & Will Noel – 15:44.4
3. Anastasia Soule & Bryce Alberghini – 15:49.4
4. Brooke Gordon & Grant Jewett – 15:50.2
5. Brooke Smith & Noah McMurray – 16:05.5
6. Elena Link & Chris Dugan – 16:06.8 also voted “Best dressed”
girls take 4th place at adidas XC Challenge at WakeMed in
Brooke Gordon finishes first for girls team with an 18:24.6 and River Gordon finishes first for boys team with a PR of 16:22.5
Lily Anderson (18:54.3) and Elena Link (20:58.3) run PR’s
River Gordon moves up on All-time Roberson guys list.
Lily Anderson moves up on All-time Roberson girls list. ….. both move in to all-time top 12 spots
Casey Greenwalt wins JV 2mile race; Nicole Salgado and Brooke Smith finish in 4th and 5th place.
T.C. Roberson girls win at Eye Opener. Brooke Gordon runs in first from start to finish, time of is the 4th fastest ever in the 29 year history of the event!
Hill boys win Championship race at
Morristown-Hamblen West win the Girls Championship, TC Roberson 2nd.
Darby Middlebrook, Watauga, runs 3rd fastest ever at Jackson Park, just 6 seconds shy of the course record held by Kate Niehaus.
Record 1535 runners registered for the 8 races held at Jackson Park.
Field for 2012
Entries include several top 10 teams from NC, SC, and
Boys #5, Girls #9 in NC MileSplit PreSeason Countdown