ROSWELL, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys cross country teams had an evening to remember on Wednesday, Sept. 25, both taking first place at the Battle of the Knights Meet hosted by St. Francis.
The varsity girls totaled 23 points to take first place.
Four Mustangs placed in the Top-10, lead by overall winner Emily Raeside with a time of 23:09.
Audrey O'Toole was second at 23:53, Grace Keller fifth at 26:15 and Eleanor Maddera ninth at 27:29.
The varsity boys finished with 32 points, 24 ahead of second-place finisher and host St. Francis.
Ryan Rapaport took first place overall, clocking in 18:52.
Jason Harvey crossed the finish line in seventh place at 20:21 followed by teammate Paxton Scherger, who took ninth overall at 21:47.
For complete varsity girls results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/368817/results/668707/raw#.XYyju-dKhao
For complete varsity boys results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/368817/results/668709/raw#.XYyim-dKhao
The Mustangs return to action Saturday, Oct. 5, competing in the Asics Invitational at the Fox Hall Farms Sporting Club in Douglasville, Ga.
Races begin at 8 a.m.
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