Lady Marlins lead the pack

Tina Harbuck

The Destin Middle School Marlin girls cross country team made a good showing at their first meet of the season at Lewis Middle School last week.

The Destin girls dominated, taking five of the first six spots — an almost perfect score.

Destin eighth grader Erin Eubanks was out front and first overall with a mark of 13:18.

Ruckel Middle School girls finished second, Lewis third and Shoal River fourth.

As for the boys meet, the Destin boys finished second overall with fifth-grader Luke Bilger first in for the Marlins with a time of 12:43.

The Ruckel boys team was first, while Lewis came in third and Shoal River fourth.

Up next for the Destin cross country team is a 4 p.m. meet at home against the Bruner Spartans.