Beveridge gets 1st at SRU
Butler runners get 2nd
Butler’s Noah Beveridge
completed the course in 16 minutes, 26 seconds Saturday at Cooper’s Lake in becoming the overall winner of
the Slippery Rock Cross Country Invitational.
The Golden Tornado’s Brett Brady placed eighth overall in to earn a medal. Aden Dressler and Robbie Hays placed 21st and 22nd,
respectively, for Butler.
“Noah Beveridge took control of
the race about mid-way through and built a 22-second lead to the finish for the
overall win,” Butler coach Rick Davenzati
Mount Lebanon won the 24-team event on the boys side with 55 points. Butler finished second with 109. Knoch was 10th, Freeport 14th and Mars 20th.
Assay was fifth in the boys race in while Knoch’s
Max Freyermuth was seventh in 17 minutes.
There were 336 total runners.
On the girls side, Butler finished sixth among 18 teams with
172 points. Knoch finished ninth and Mars 10th. Chambersburg won the meet with 82 points.
The Tornado’s Maggie Welty placed
second overall with a time of , 19 seconds behind winner Abby Yourkavitch of Chambersburg. Butler’s Erin Lemay
was 18th overall.
“Maggie Welty ran a strong race
throughout, gradually moving from fifth at the three-fourth mile mark to second
just after the mile,” Davanzati said.