Takeoff. (Courtesy/XC Parents)
Academy’s cross country team faced Bishop Ready, Buckeye Valley, Wellington, and Worthington Christian on September 17 at home bright and early for the first Viking Invitational.
Academy’s highest finisher, Dane C., placed 4th with at 17:38:68, just behind Wellington’s lead runner by 19 seconds. Co-captain Jonathon H. ran a 19:01.89, in 16th place, and Zech K. ‘s time of 19:26.18 placed him at 18th. Other impressive performances include Elliott S. in 22nd, and Xander H-V R. in 24th. The boys finished as runner-ups with a final score of 76.
The team’s next meet takes place Saturday, September 24 at Pickerington Central.