(High School Division race start at the 2019 Oscar Grant XC Invitational)
The formidable team from St. Ignatius made their way to Maplewood on Thursday for the annual Oscar Grant XC Invitational. The Cleveland-based Wildcats group captured first in the standings with all scorers crossing the line inside the overall top fifteen for 32 points in a dominant showing. Howland and Canfield trailed in second and third with 81 points and 83 points, respectively.
On the girl's side, it was Caleigh Richards who claimed the victory with a 19:34.0 clocking. Richards, the state's top ranked freshman, also led her Maplewood squad to first in the team standings with 36 points. Howland was second after collecting 56 points with Megan Hipple leading the way for the Tigers due to a runner-up finish, individually, in 19:48.10.
Middle School Rundown (3200m Races)
- Middle School Boys Individual Winner: Dominic Pappagallo / Mineral Ridge MS (11:30.20)
- Middle School Boys Team Winners: Warren Howland MS (68 Points)
- Middle School Girls Individual Winner: Gabby Colon / McDonald JH (13:35.90)
- Middle School Girls Team Winners: McDonald JH (37 Points)