Cross Country: Panther teams continue improvement at Berry Invitational

Cross Country: Panther teams continue improvement at Berry Invitational

ROME, Ga. - The LaGrange cross country teams ran in the Berry Invitational on Saturday. The women took six minutes off their team' s average time from last year's meet results, while the men improved by a minute.

Sara Cleaveland was the women's top finisher with a time of 24:38.45 over the 5K course. Amber Lucas followed Cleaveland with a time of 25:20.84. Megan Tipsword (28:39.40), Kelsey Harris (29:09.64), Christa Von Borstel (29:34.55), Cara Thornton (31:28.30) and Sara Morton (31:47.39) rounded out the rest of the times for the Panthers.

On the men's side, Devin James led the way for the Panthers with a time of 36:14.67 over the 8K course. Joe Strickland finished after James with a time of 37:22.82. The rest of the times for the men were: Robert Harste (39:02.65), Todd Dresdow (39:07.49), Trevor Jones (39:46.32), Blake Shuler (45:49.70) and Chris Read (46:49.64).

The Panther teams will run at the Mercer Runfit in Macon on Saturday.