Cross Country: Panther teams host Panther Invitational at Callaway Gardens

Cross Country: Panther teams host Panther Invitational at Callaway Gardens

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The LaGrange cross country teams hosted the Panther Invitational on Saturday at Callaway Gardens' Robin Lake. The meet featured seven men's teams and six women's teams.

The University of the South won the women's race with Dalton State second and Auburn-Montgomery third.

Lauren Brandner led the LaGrange women with a 22nd place finish. Brander had a time of 22:10.74 over the 6K course. Jessica Morton followed with a time of 25:05.08, then Laura Hayhurst (26:53.59), Delani White (34:47.16) and Alexis Vitovic (34:53.35).

On the men's side, Dalton State was first, Morehouse second and the University of the South third.

John Lynch led the Panthers with a time of 34:00.2 over the 8K course. Hiram Haro-Oropeza (36:12.28), Bill Singleton (36:58.84), Asti White (37:49.0) and Chris Smith (37:53.0) rounded out the times for the men.

The LaGrange teams will compete in the Berry College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18.