The LaGrange cross country teams competed in the Mercer University RunFit on Saturday.
Sophomores Lauren Brandner and Chase McCulley ledthe Panther teams. Brandner was 31st out of 80 runners on the women's side with a time of 22:23 over the 5K course. McCulley led the men with a time of 31:05 over the 8K course for a 60th place finish.
Jessica Morton followed Brandner with a time of 23:48. Meabh Carlin was next, finishing at 24:34, almost three minutes better than her previous meet. Ali Bolnick (26:32), Megan Tipsword (27:23) and Sara Morton (30:51) rounded out the times for the women.
The Panther teams compete in the Maryville Invitational on Oct. 5.