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October 26, 2016
Granbury Marine Corps JROTC cadets placed fourth in McKinney High School Lion’s Challenge, a field meet on October 22, 2016.
The meet was developed in the spirit of competition and sportsmanship with the intent and purpose of building unit cohesion and teamwork. Contests included: 1600-meter relay (while carrying various military equipment), Marine Corps combat fitness test, pull ups, pushups, sit ups, tire flips, and tug of war.
In individual contests, Granbury cadets had the following placement:
  • 1600-meter Relay:  Jacob Carr, Brandon Marriott, Tyler Moreland, Daishia Pratt, third
  • Pull Ups:  Jacob Carr, Ceigan Jones, Brandon Marriott, Tamara Peters, second
  • Tug of War:  Ethan Avalos, Victor Gonzalez, Jason Lambert, Asa Redburn, Falicia Wright, first
“This was a great event for our PT team,” commented First Sergeant Johnny Rositas.  “I’m extremely proud of them and their accomplishments. We took 29 cadets to the event and I know each cadet was challenged, and they are looking forward to the next event.”
Cadets that participated in the event were Noah Andrews, Ethan Avalos, Jacob Carr, Robbie Chancellor, Ashton Daughrity, Anna Elkins, Victor Gonzalez, Freeman Hawker, Angaliyah Henderson, Samuel Henthorn, Riley Holderness, Cheyanne Holmes, Kyleigh Jacobs, James Johnston, Ceigan Jones, Jason Lambert, Brandon Marriott, Tyler Moreland, Tamara Peters, Elizabeth Plecity, Daishia Pratt, Asa Redburn, Isaiah Snodgrass, Megan Thompson, Kaylie Webb, Falicia Wright, and Michaela Young.