HAMPTON, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys cross country teams were in action over the weekend, competing in the Saucony Battle of Atlanta at Nash Farms Battlefield on Saturday, August 24.
The varsity girls finished 24th out of 31 teams while the varsity boys took 31st of 39 squads.
Emily Raeside finished 33rd overall out of 270 runners clocking in at 21:02.
Teammate Audrey O'Toole took 81st at 22:45 as well.
In the boys race, Nick Pierce crossed the finish line first for the Mustangs in 64th place out of 345 runners at 17:55.
Ryan Rappaport was 75th overall at 18:08.
For complete varsity girls results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/328044/results/660596/raw#.XWPdNZNKhao
For complete varsity boys results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/328044/results/660594/raw#.XWPcjZNKhao
The Mustangs return to the trail on Saturday, August 31, competing in the AT&T Starrs Mill Panther Meet hosted by Starrs Mill High School.
The varsity girls race is set for 8 a.m. with the varsity boys to follow at 8:30 a.m. at the Heritage Christian Church Course.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, 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.