This past Sunday, the Oak Hall Girls’ cross country team won the Class 1A state championship. The Lady Eagles defeated Cambridge Christian in a tie breaker to win their second consecutive state title and their fourth in school history.
Lauren Jones finished fourth individually with a time of 18:57.4. That marked the fastest time in the area this season.
Boys Cross Country
Oak Hall’s Austin Montini won the boys individual title by less than a second in the closest finish in state cross country history. He joined P.K. Yonge’s Michael Anderson as the only 2-time winner in area history and brought home the third title in school history.
High School Football
8-man state championship: All Saints Academy 22, Oak Hall 14
The Oak Hall football team’s bid for a state title came up short on Saturday night. The Eagles lost to All Saints Academy (Winter Haven), 22-14, at Bryant Stadium in Lakeland in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference 8-man state championship game.
The state runner-up Eagles finished the season with a 9-1 record.