Cross Country: Panther teams race at Maryville Invitational

Cross Country: Panther teams race at Maryville Invitational

MARYVILLE, Tenn. - The LaGrange cross country teams raced in the Maryville Invitational on Saturday. Josh Valls and Sara Cleaveland led the teams with top 20 finishes.

Valls had a time of 31:23.1 over the men's 8K course. Joseph Strickland followed with a time of 34:20.6. The rest of the men's times were: Trevor Jones (35:32.5), Todd Dresdow (37:20.2), Devin James (38:05.6), Robert Harste (39:50.3), Chris Read (41:49.1), Ben MacMinn (42:30.8) and Blake Shuler (42:54.1). Read, MacMinn and Shuler all set course personal bests.

Cleaveland led the women with a time of 31:00.2 over the 5K course. Amber Lucas followed with a time of 33:29.8. The rest of the women's times were: Megan Tipsword (35:30.0), Kelsey Harris (35:40.7), Christa Von Borstel (38:33.3), Cara Thornton (41:18.7) and Sara Morton (42:46.8). The women improved their team time on the course from last year by six minutes.