Cross Country: Panther teams run at Southern Challenge

Cross Country: Panther teams run at Southern Challenge

The LaGrange cross country teams ran at the Southern Challenge hosted by Chattahoochee Tech on Saturday. Josh Valls led the men with a finish of 22nd in the individual standings; while Sara Cleaveland finished 21st for the women.

Valls had a time of 30:37.89 over the 8K course. Joe Strickland followed with a time of 35:29.92. The rest of the men's times were: Trevor Jones (36:52.19), Robert Harste (41:58.49), Todd Dresdow (42:13.52), Chris Read (44:22.32) and Blake Shuler (45:03.93).

Cleaveland ran a time of 24:22.48 over the 5K course. Amber Lucas was right behind Cleaveland with a time of 25:24.13. The rest of the women's times were: Megan Tipsword (27:07.46), Kelsey Harris (28:32.14), Chrisa Von Borstel (29:40.32), Cara Thornton (31:31.38) and Sara Morton (35:19.19).

The teams compete in the Oglethorpe Invitational on Oct. 15 in Atlanta.