FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys cross country teams saw their 2018 season come to a close on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 25, both placing fifth out of of 11 teams at the GHSA Class-A Area-3 Private Championship at the Heritage Church Cross Country Course.
In girls competition, Emily Raeside paced Mount Vernon with an eighth place finish overall, crossing the finish line at 20:06.
Audrey O'Toole recorded a personal best time, finishing in 12th place at 21:08.
Emery Dikeman was 31st at 23:08 while Josie Meade took 37th at 23:49.
In boys action, the Mustangs were led by the eighth place finish of Nick Pierce at 17:27.
Suttery Guttery also had a strong showing, taking 14th place and clocking in at 17:47.
Ryan Rapaport and Robert Blumencranz secured Top-25 finishes at 21st and 25th, respectively.
For complete varsity girls results, copy and paste the following link: http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/327352/results/618992/formatted#.W9MWQBNKjBI
For complete varsity boys results, copy and paste the following link: http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/327352/results/618993/formatted#.W9MW7BNKjBI
The Mustangs will graduate 12 seniors combined from both squads: Carson Bargeron, Robert Blumencranz, Ashley Hall, Daniela Jimenez, Ashley Koch, Spencer Lucas, Elizabeth McGinnis, Maya Munoz, Jack Riekena, Alston Schmelzer, Nina Toller and Brady Vincent.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department sincerely thanks the Class of 2019 for their hard work and dedication to Mustang Cross Country throughout the years.
Check www.mountvernonathletics.com and @MV_Athletics on Twitter throughout the offseason for updates on the Mustangs.
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.