CONYERS, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity cross country teams were in action after a week off on Saturday, Sept. 21, competing in the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational hosted by Heritage High School.
Both squads competed in the small school classification race, with the varsity girls finishing seventh of nine times while the varsity boys took an impressive fifth place finish out of 15 teams.
In girls competition, the Mustangs totaled 188 points.
Audrey O'Toole finished 27th overall, crossing the line at 23:16.
Teammate Josie Meade placed in the Top-50, taking 48th at 25:50 while Maya Munoz claimed 55th place at 26:33.
In boys competition, the Mustangs totaled 146 points.
Nick Pierce cracked the Top-20 at 19th with a time of 18:27.
Jason Harvey clocked in at 19:07, good for 34th place.
Robert Blumencranz and Alston Schmelzer took 42nd and 43rd with times of 19:29 and 19:30, respectively.
For complete girls results, copy and paste the following link: http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/318740/results/607814/raw#.W6e7-hNKjBI
For complete boys results, copy and paste the following link: http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/318740/results/607809/raw#.W6e7tRNKjBI
The Mustangs will enjoy another week off before returning to action on Saturday, Oct. 6, competing ing the ASICS Invitational in Douglasville, Ga.
The varsity boys race kicks off at 9:05 a.m. with the varsity girls to follow at 9:35 a.m. at the Fall Hall Farms Sporting Club.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, relentlessness, innovation, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.