Panther teams post season best times at LaGrange Invitational

Panther teams post season best times at LaGrange Invitational

The LaGrange College cross country teams ran in the LaGrange Invitational on Saturday. The meet was held on the Troup County Park and Recreation's First Tee Golf Course in LaGrange.

Everyone on the Panther teams had season best times for the second meet in a row. Freshman Josh Valls paced the Panthers with a fourth place finish in the men's 8K race. Valls had a time of 28:19.78, averaging 5:42 per mile.

Blake Shuler and Ben MacMinn took 10 and 11 minutes off their previous best times respectively. MacMinn had a time of 40:44.40 and Shuler finished in a time of 44:01.10. Joe Strickland followed Valls with a time of 34:23.42.

Kindall Parmer led the women with an overall finish of 16th. Parmer had a time of 26:26.87 over the 5K course. Christa Von Borstel followed Parmer with a time of 27:45.86.

The Panther teams will compete in the Maryville Invitational this Saturday.