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Sutton, Warriors make history at first varsity race

Jordan High freshman Addison Sutton won first place at the Pearland Dawson meet on Saturday morning. (PHOTO COURTESY OF JORDAN HIGH CROSS COUNTRY)


Jordan High freshman Addison Sutton was nervous going into her first varsity cross country meet Saturday morning. Scared, even.

And still, Sutton came away victorious at the Pearland Dawson Early Bird meet.

Sutton ran a time of 12-minutes, 39-seconds to win the two-mile race and help the Warriors to a first-place team finish in the program’s first varsity competition. The Warriors, a Class 5A program, scored 27 points, followed by Clear Creek (40), Ridge Point (64) and North Shore (102).

“I was scared, but I was thinking really positive thoughts,” Sutton said. “I knew whatever I put into my head, that’s how I would do during the race. If I had a positive mindset, I knew I’d have a positive outcome. I know my body will do what my mind believes, so if I believe I can do it, I know I can push through.”

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