Caroline Wells Opens Season With 17:06 5k on Home Course

Post Race Interview With Caroline

Caroline Wells of Winter Springs opened her season up with a US No. 7 and Florida No. 1 time of 17:06 on her home course. 

We caught up with the fast junior, who had a stellar track season despite the abrupt cancellation back in March, to see how training has been going during this long cross country base building. 

Wells led her team to a strong season opener as a group. All five of the Winter Springs bears were sub 22 minutes, with their top four sub 20:15. 

F 5000m1Caroline Wells1117:06.621
F 5000m2Evie McIver1218:57.212
F 5000m3Jolynn Rodriguez1019:32.983
F 5000m4Grace Mason1020:13.674
F 5000m9Susie Doyle1221:38.439

On the boys side, Winter Springs senior Aiden Arnold opened up his season with a 16:19 performance with Oviedo senior Sam Austin following for second in 16:55. Price Wheeler cruised to a third place finish representing Lake Brantley with a 17:35. 

It was Lukas Schoenfeld, Jacob Smith, Reagan Eastlick, Marek Orr, and Carter Jenson who sealed the team win for Hagerty over Winter Springs on the boys side with a 53 point win over the Bear's 54. 

More Coverage: