Making their ninth-straight state appearance, the Dripping Springs High School girls’ cross country team recorded a 16th-place finish at the UIL 6A State Meet on Friday at Old Settler's Park in Round Rock.
Madison Johnson was the top finisher for the Tigers with a time of 20:34 over the 3.2-mile course. Rylea Bernhard (20:58), Mia Simons (21:02), Alexa Velasco (21:14), Chandler Latham (21:25), Sofia Vences (21:39) and Laurel Hoskovec (21:53) represented Dripping Springs with the top five finishers contributing to the team score of 422 points.
Lewisville Flower Mound captured the team title for the third consecutive year with 42 points. Southlake Carroll was a close second with 51 points and Humble Kingwood finished third with 116 points. Region IV champion Vandegrift took home fourth place with 137 points.