The Indian Land cross country team competed in the Wendy’s Invitational on Saturday October 5th at McAlpine Park in Charlotte, NC. The girl’s team placed tenth overall out of twenty-five teams in the Open Race. The boy’s team placed twenty-fifth out of thirty-two teams in the Open Race.
Leading the girl’s team was Eighth grader Olivia Morales who ran a personal best time of 21:05 and finished twenty-seventh overall. Mattie-Baile Tripp placed fortieth overall with a time of 21:25. Rachel Graham 22:19, Chloe Duernberger 23:52 and Isabella Kiger 25:00 also competed for the team in the Open Race.
Leading the boys team was Freshman Jaxon Barringer who placed eighty-fifth overall with a personal best time of 18:20. Maddox Yegge 19:10, Noah Kiger 19:16, David Pohlheber 19:26, and Connor Stebbins 21:06 also competed for the team in the Open Race.
In the boys Junior varsity Freshman and Sophomore race, Sophmore Liam Bayley led the Warriors with a time of 21:11. Ben Carroll 22:43, Drew Gersewski 23:42, Brandon Deckard 24:17, Kohen Remond 24:19, Simon Cherry 33:22, and Preston Remien 33:23 also competed for the team.
In the girl’s Junior varsity race, eighth grader Maithli Bhoop led the Warriors with a time of 28:45. Madelyn Little 30:10, Addison Crown 33:25, Anna Connors 36:28, and Molly Diaz 40:07 also competed for the team.
In the boy’s Junior and Senior race, Junior Alexander Krull led the team with a time of 23:24.
The Warriors next meet is on Saturday, October 12 and they will compete in the SCTCCCA Coaches Classic in Camden, SC.