DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity cross country teams were in action on Saturday morning, Oct. 5, competing at the ASICS Invitational hosted by Alexander High School.
The varsity girls finished 24th of 28 teams in the the Championship Field.
Emily Raeside led the way for Mount Vernon, finishing in 28th place overall at 19:38.
Audrey O'Toole crossed the finish line in 71st with a time of 20:28 while Grace Keller took 161st at 23:01.
The varsity boys finished 26th of 35 teams in the Championship Field.
Ryan Rapaport crossed the finish line first for the Mustangs, clocking in at 16:42.
The mark is good for a new school record in Mustang Cross Country history.
Nick Pierce was 110th out of 273 runners with a time of 17:09 while Jason Harvey was 151st at 17:36.
Altogether, the Mustangs had 30 runners post new personal records.
For complete varsity girls results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/358270/results/671742/formatted#.XZslLOdKhao.
For complete varsity boys results, copy and paste the following link: https://ga.milesplit.com/meets/358270/results/671723/formatted#.XZsl9-dKhao.
Mount Vernon returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 12, partaking in the Coach Wood Invitational hosted by Mill Creek High School.
The varsity boys race begins at 8:15 a.m. followed by the varsity girls at 8:45 a.m. at the McIntosh Nature Reserve Course in Whitesburg, Ga.
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.