The SMSXC Raider Runners hosted the SMSXC Harrier Classic on Saturday 9/19 at Lexington Lake Park in DeSoto. It was great to see racing once again. The Varsity Girls and the JV Boys took home team titles in their respective races. The JV Girls were team runner-ups missing out by only 3 points. The Boys Varsity was 3rd in the team race, just 6 points behind second.
Pacing the Varsity Girls was the race champion, Hannah Gibson. Other medalists included Laci Sims (4th), Chloe Wannamaker (5th), and Lexi Sims (9th). The Varsity Boys were led by senior Nick Petrella who was the runner up in the race. Lloyd Dodson also ran a strong race with a 4th place showing. The JV Girls were led by runner-up Veronica Fast who was quickly followed by Eve Snyder in 3rd. The JV Boys had a dominating performance and placed 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, & 6th to score 18 points. Drew Morris was the race champ followed by Finn Wilson (2nd), Daniel Graves (4th), Daniel Burns (5th), and Sullivan Ruiz-Behrends (6th).
The Raider Runners will be back on the course on Saturday 9/26 at the Olathe North Invite.