The Spartan cross country teams had a solid start to the 2019 season on Tuesday, August, 27 at St. Catherine University with their opening meet against Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Agnes, Hill Murray, Hasting High School, and Concordia Academy.
The girls' team was the overall meet champion and also had the first place overall finisher, senior captain Maddy Breton. Taylor Barkwell '25, Sawyer Bollinger-Danielson '25, and Becca Richman '23 finished in second, third, and fourth place, respectively, and Mia Schubert '21 rounded things out with a 10th place finish. The boys' team took third place behind a stellar performance from junior captain Michael Moran, who finished in second place. Freshman Carlos Andres Adams '23 also chipped in with an 11th place finish.
The Spartans head to the Ron Kretsch Invitational on Saturday, August 31 and will look to build off their encouraging start to the season.