Make it three team wins in as many meets thus far this season for the boys squad from Bay. In their latest outing, they notched a resounding first place finish at the Early Bird Invitational, which was hosted by Avon Lake this past Saturday. Bay previously won the Keystone Ice Breaker and the Great Lakes Conference Preview Meet.
Individually, Slyepkan placed third in 17:06.60 for his second consecutive top 3 finish. On August 30th, the senior took the overall win at the Great Lakes Conference Preview Meet. Immediately following Slyepkan in the Early Bird standings were his Bay teammates, Khaled Hamil and Jude Ault. Hamil finished fourth in 17:12.90 and Ault was fifth in 17:23.60. Bay's scorers averaged a 17:23 finishing time and they produced a 1-5 split of 36 seconds.