Tie Goes To Sixth
October 21, 2020
In golf, if the team score is tied after the first four lowest scores are all added together, they move on to the fifth golfer from each team to see who shot lower in order to determine a team winner. Well, in Cross Country, the same "method" follows, but you are looking to see which team's sixth runner finishes before the other.
That tie breaking format was needed when Eastland and Du/Pec tied with identical team scores of 32 after the places of the first five runners for each team had crossed the finish line. So all of the attention then turned to the sixth fastest runner for each team,...