The Ringgold Cross Country teams kicked off the 2018 season at the 47th annual Marty Uher Invitational held at Roadman Park at California University (PA). The boys and girls competed in the Fire Race (A/AA) classification.
The boys team brought home an impressive 3rd place finish, competing against 17 regional squads.
Individuals placing in the Top 20 (out of 188 finishers) were awarded commemorative shirts. Ethan Gamble (junior) finished 5th overall with a fine time of 18:07; Lucas Pajak (sophomore) was 11th at 18:32; Eric Obringer (senior) 15th, 18:52; and Ben Daerr (sophomore) 17th, 18:57.
Rounding out the top 7 for Ringgold were: Donovan Long, Lorenzo Zeni, and John Segebart.
On the girls side, individuals placing in the Top 20 (out of 138 finishers) were also awarded commemorative shirts. Andrea Kassa (sophomore) placed 16th overall with a time of 23:48.
Ringgold’s boys will return to action on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Red, White and Blue Invitational at Schenley Park, while the girls will be back in action for their first section meet on September 11, 2018.