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VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY RECAP: MERCY INVITATIONAL (AUGUST 21)

Varsity Cross Country Recap: Mercy Invitational (August 21)

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MV Athletics | 8/23/2021

FAIRBURN, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity cross country teams were in actions over the weekend, competing in the Mercy Invitational hosted by Our Lady of Mercy High School on Saturday morning, August 21.

The varsity girls finished fourth of six teams while the varsity boys finished fifth out of seven teams competing.

Charlie Duerr finished in the Top-20 with a 18th place finish at 19:54 while teammate Collin Maher was 20th with a time of 20:16.

In the girls race, the Mustangs were led by the 24th place finish by Taylor Keller at 24:17.

Daniela O'Leary was right behind Keller in 25th place, clocking in at 24:30.

"As the new Head Coach to our cross country program, one of the best parts of Saturday morning was watching the team rally around one another to inspire and motivate every single runner," Head Coach Jennifer Brown said. "No man or woman was left behind and the camaraderie was heartening."

Added Brown: "Both the Varsity Boys team and Varsity Girls team did a fabulous job of competing together during their races. Running as a pack and finishing close together is the goal and they did this. Not to mention, they showed up as leaders and I can't ask for more than that."

For complete results from the varsity girls race, copy and paste the following link:

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For complete results from the varsity boys race, copy and paste the following link:

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The Mustangs are back in action on Saturday, Sept. 4, competing in the 9th Annual AT&T Panther Cross Country Invitational.

Races begin at 7:30 a.m. in Fayetteville, Ga.

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