The LaGrange cross country teams competed at the Berry Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18. The race featured 25 teams from NCAA Division I, II, and III. The Panthers lined up against the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida A&M among other strong teams.
The Panthers had six of 10 runners post personal bests for the season. Sophomore John Lynch led the men and finished the 8K course in 32:22, dropping 33 seconds off his previous best for the season and setting a personal career mark. Lauren Brandner paced the women and finished the 6K course in 27:02, dropping over a minute from her previous best for the season.