The Cougar Cross Country Team raced at Mill Springs Academy competing with at least thirteen other Varsity Teams. It was hot and humid weather but everyone pulled through and showed some grit. There were about 55 runners in the Varsity Girls 5k. Madison Clark led the Cottage School Varsity Cross Country Girls Team soaring into 10th place with a time of 25:19. Mary-Addison Burch finished strong placing 36th with a time of 33:01. Congrats to the ladies for the great performances!
The Varsity Boys 5k was packed, with 110 competitors. William McGuire and Ryan Gaffneystone pushed each other and led the Varsity Boys Team with William coming in 22nd place with a time of 22:15 and Ryan finishing soon after coming in 25th place with a time of 22:36. Noah Velasco ran a strong race finishing in 44th place with a time of 24:49. Max Rusert conquered the course finishing in 64th place with a time of 26:56. Eric Born ran a smart race coming in 82nd place with a time of 28:19 finishing more than a minute faster than his time on the same course last year. Jack Mcgrew ran a steady pace finishing at around 35:12. Kenny Lewis finished strong, conquering this tough course for the first time coming in 106th place at 42:08. Thank you everyone for a good race! Go Cougars!