Celebrate National Champions Boys Cross Country Team
All are invited to join the Town of Purcellville at noon on Saturday, Feb. 17, to honor the achievement of the Purcellville Boys Cross Country Team which won the national championship at the 14th annual Nike Cross Nationals; their coaches, Marc and Joan Hunter who were awarded the Boys Coaches of the Year at the Nike Cross Nationals; and Natalie Morris, who is the 2017 Virginia 4A State Cross Country Champion. The Purcellville Boys Cross Country Team is made up of the following Loudoun Valley High School students: Sam Affolder, junior; Colton Bogucki, senior; Chase Dawson, senior; Kevin Carlson, sophomore; Jacob Hunter, junior; Peter Morris, senior; and Connor Wells, junior.
At noon, the runners and their coaches will board a trolley, provided by Virginia Rides, and be escorted by the Town of Purcellville’s Police Department, the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company, and the Purcellville Volunteer Rescue Squad from Loudoun Valley High School to the Bush Tabernacle. There, Mayor Fraser and the Town Council will recognize them at the open house for the historic building. Shaun Alexander of Shaun Alexander Enterprises and Chris Bourassa with Play to Win, will also say a few words before sharing the exciting efforts they are working on at the Bush Tabernacle.
Natalie Morris, who in addition to being the 2017 Cross Country state champion, is also a 10-Time All-state performer, and the 2016 State 3200-meter champion. She will be running track and cross country at Cornell University in the fall.
Come line North Maple Ave and Main Street to cheer on the winning athletes at noon on Saturday, Feb. 17, then join the team at the Bush Tabernacle.