Cross Country Awards Banquet 2023

The middle school and high school cross country teams celebrated the end of their season with their annual banquet to honor all runners and highlight team award recipients. The first group to be recognized were the WARRIOR MILE CLUB recipients who reached milestones by running over the summer. Next, the team recognized the high school Skull Crushers and the middle & high school Timothy & MVP award winners.

100 – mile Warriors: Alise Andrade, Lorelai Waller, Michaela Smith

150 – mile Warriors: Joy Anderson, Caleb Burgos

200 – mile Warriors: Maddy McKnight, Ali Richard

Skull Crusher Award (High School Only):

Audrey Fransen, Ben Hensley

Timothy Award:

Lorelai Waller, Carter Boul, Audrey Fransen, Gray Layton

MVP Award:

Michaela Smith, Jackson Connelly, Maddy McKnight, Caleb Burgos The coaches are so proud of everyone this season and would like to wish our outgoing seniors the absolute best! Enjoy the offseason and we look forward to seeing you next year!

Cross Country State Meet 2023

State Cross Country Meet 2023 - Boys

The cross country teams braved Monday’s cold and muddy conditions to conclude their season at the state meet in Waco on Monday, October 30. Overall, the boys’ team finished 17th out of 26 and the girls’ team 14th out of 20. Top individuals of the day include Caleb Burgos (28th out of 176) and Sophie Fransen (41st out of 143). The coaches want to congratulate everyone on a wonderful season and extend gratitude to all the parents, faculty and volunteers who help make it a success!

Cross Country District Meet

Maddy McKnight - Cross Country

The cross country teams hosted the district meet last Saturday with great success! The boys’ team had two individual medalists: Caleb Burgos (fourth) and Ben Hensley (15th). Maddy McKnight finished 10th overall in the girls’ race. Thanks to all the volunteers who made the district meet a terrific experience to all the visiting schools Both teams will conclude their season next Monday, October 30, at the State Meet in Waco. The boys’ team races at 1:15 p.m. and the girls follow at 2:20 p.m. Please wish all the runners well as they look to finish their season strong!

Middle School Cross Country Team Competes in HAPS District Meet

Middle School Cross Country 2023

Last Saturday, the middle school cross country teams competed at the HAPS district meet in Conroe. Both girls’ and boys’ teams earned second place – the highest ranking since Coach Begnoche started at CCS!

Individual medal winners:

Middle school boys

  • Jackson Connelly – seventh place
  • Carter Boul – 10th place

Middle school girls

  • Michaela Smith – ninth place

Congratulations on a terrific season! The coaches are grateful for everyone’s dedication and help throughout the fall and wish them the best as they continue into their next sports. 

Cross Country Galveston Ball Beach Run

Cross Country Galveston Run 2023

The high school cross country teams competed in the Galveston Ball Beach Run last Friday with great success! The boys’ team placed third as a team in their division with Caleb Burgos finishing third overall while the girls’ team placed fourth and had three top 10 finishers: Maddy McKnight (fourth), Sophie Fransen (eighth) and Ali Richard (10th). 

This week, the Warriors host the CCS Invitational on Saturday, September 16, at HNW Church with over 1,800 runners planning to attend! We need your help to make this a memorable and smooth experience for the visiting teams so please consider volunteering on race day. You can sign up using the link below and earn service hours for students as well! 

Cross Country Team Awards

Cross Country Team Awards

The high school and middle school cross country teams celebrated their season at their annual awards banquet on Monday, November 7 at The MET Church. The coaches recognized each team’s MVP, Timothy Award, the “Skullcrusher” Award (high school runners who pass the most competitors in each race), and those who complete different summer running milestones. Coach Begnoche, Coach Jamie, and Coach Burke are so proud of everyone this season and hope the next sport is full of success as we look to the future of the cross country program in the years to come. Thank you for everyone’s help to make this season a success!

MVP Award Recipients:

Middle School: Michaela Smith, Mason Bickle

High School: Maddy McKnight, Caleb Burgos

Timothy Award Recipients:

Middle School: Addie Wilhelm, Jackson Connelly

High School: Gillian Storey, Gray Layton

High School Skullcrusher Award Recipients:

Gillian Storey

Caleb Burgos

Warrior Mile Club Recipients:

100 Mile Club

Maddy McKnight, Ali Richard, Camille Zemke

200 Mile Club Recipient:

Mason Bickle

2022 Warrior Invitational

2022 Warrior Invitational

The cross country team hosted 58 teams in this year’s Warrior Invitational on Saturday, September 24 at Houston Northwest Church (HNW) with spectacular results. The varsity boys finished third with top 10 finishes by Caleb Burgos (third place) & Ben Hensley (seventh place). The Lady Warriors took the varsity girls championship trophy with three finishes inside the top five: Maddy McKnight (first place), Ali Richard (third place) and Gillian Storey (fourth place). Additionally, Emily Leamons earned eighth place in the junior varsity girls race.