Black Mountain, N.C. – The North Greenville Cross Country Team raced at the Montreat XC Classic Saturday September 17 in Black Mountain, N.C. The Crusaders took home first place in the Women’s 5000 meter run and Men’s 8000 meter Run.
The NGU Women’s team was lead by freshman Kelly Knutson with a time of 21:13 giving her a 1st place finish in the 5000 meter run. Ansley Boltin followed with a time of 22:22, while Lynzie Doll crossed the line in 23:13. Bethany Armstrong and Allison Beam finish with a time of 24:13 and 24:14. The Crusaders finish with an average time of 23:03.
The NGU Men’s Team was lead by freshman John Shealy crossing the finish line in 27:07 give him a 2nd place finish in the 8000 meter run. Brandon Southern finished in 4th place with a time 27:55. John Wood, Ben Wade, and Jacob Simms came in 7th, 8th, and 9th place with times of 28:56, 29:38, and 29:42. NGU had an average time of 28:39.
The Crusaders have 7 runners that had recorded their personal best time today. The Crusaders cross country team will compete in the Citadel Invitational next Saturday September 24.