Boys Race to Eighth Place at Our Lady Of Mercy Invitational

With five of the top seven FPD runners finishing with times of 19:44 or less, the First Presbyterian Day School boys cross country team raced to a strong finish at the Our Lady of Mercy Invitation Saturday morning, August 25, 2012, placing eighth overall out of 27 teams.

The Vikings were paced by freshman Will Martin, who crossed the finish line with a time of 18:27 in the 5K race. Senior Patrick Hague and junior Conner Gettmann finished behind Martin with times of 19:03 and 19:21 respectively.

Sonny Bailey, Bryce Little, Griffin Hicks, and Michael Money rounded out the top seven Viking runners.

The only teams ahead of the Vikings were Norcross, Marist, Galloway, Rockdale, Columbus and River Wood.

FPD hits the course again on Labor Day at the annual Labor Day Road Race in Macon, Ga on September 3 beginning at 8:00 a.m.