FLOWERY BRANCH -- Both Chestatee cross country teams showed they will be ready for the upcoming Region 8-AAAA meet next month.
Both Chestatee teams came away with wins in the The Williams Mill Invitational at Williams Mill Park, the site of the region meet.
The Chestatee boys finished with 49 points, beating second Johnson (60) and Lanier (65) with solid depth. The Lady War Eagles easily ran away with the team title amassing just 30 points while second place Lanier had 72. walnut Grove was third with 78 points.
Johnson's Luis Castaneda was the overall winner for the boys with a time of 19:13 for the 5K course. Tori Mullinax from Chestatee took the girl's overall title with a time of 22:31.
Ervin Martinez of Lanier was the boys runner-up with at time of 19:17. Chestatee's Jose Reyes-Lavallee finished third overall in 19:41.
In the girls race, Sara Beth English once again finished on the heels of her teammate, taking 2nd with a time of 22:32. Deanna Lewis of Stephens County finished third with a time 23:39.
In the boys team competition, Stephens County (96) was fourth, Walnut Grove (124) fifth, Lumpkin County (135) sixth, Eastside (140) seventh, and madison County (233) eighth.
In the girls competition, Lumpkin County was fourth with 108 points, Johnson (110) was fifth, Eastside (137) sixth, Stephens County (159) seventh, and Madison County (167) finished eight.