Girls and Boys Place in Top 10 at FPD/Warner Robins Invite

MACON, Ga.- Co-hosting with Warner Robins High School, the First Presbyterian Day School boys and girls cross country teams both raced to a top ten finish at the “Run the Wild Invitational” at the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home on Saturday, September 22. The girls placed fourth while the boys finished in tenth.

In the girls race, the Vikings were paced by senior Danielle Ferro in 10th place with a time of 20:27, while Jessica Smith (21:33) came in 18th and Savanna Phillips (21:45) crossed the line in 20th.

Overall the Vikings captured 124 total points, finishing one point behind the third place team, The Darlington School. Landmark Christian finished second with 71 points while Lowndes High School took home first place at 69 total points.

In the boys race, the Vikings came in tenth on the day, posting 310 overall points. Athens Academy took home first place with 83 points.

FPD was paced by Will Martin in 15th place with a time of 17:40. Next for the Vikings in the 37th spot was Patrick Hague (18:18). Paul Young come in 65th clocking in at 18:59.

The Vikings continue to post impressive team results. Both the girls and boys cross country teams have finished 14th or better the entire season thus far.

Individual boys race winner Henry Dwyer of Athens Academy set a new course record, finishing with a time of 16:03.28.

FPD returns to the races, traveling to the Great American Cross Country Festival in Cary, NC for a weekend trip Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30. Start times will be posted in the coming days on

Girls Meet Results

Boys Meet Results

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