The Griffins finished 3rd overall with 69 points; Trenton won with 53, and Steelville finished with 55. Centralia Christ our Rock 73, Okawville 104, and Breese Central 169. Tyler Guthriie was meet runner-up in a PR of 15:14; excellent effort of staying engaged throughout the race. Tanner Fox was our #2 man finishing 12 (just out of medalist range) in 17:46. Noah Beltramea raced today; it was good to see him catch people down the straightaway. He ran 18:24 in 15th. Andrew Dupy was 19th in 18:30, and Evan Rybak broke 19:00 for the first time as our 5th runner in 21st. Wyatt Beirmann raced to 19:00, a huge PR.
In the JV race, Garet Seger finished 3rd overall in 20:13, and Colin Moore 21:59; both boys ran personal bests over 3 miles.
The Running Griffins start a difficult week of racing with Madison Country/Prairie State Conference on Tuesday 10/6, and Freeburg Invitational on Saturday 10/10.
IHSA Regionals are in Carlinville on 10/24, with the top 5 teams advancing to the IHSA Sectional in Decatur on 10/31.