On a wet and sloppy Saturday morning, the girls' cross country team hosted five teams for the Mercersburg Invitational October 1, and took second place overall.
Georgetown Day (Washington, DC) took three of the top four spots, and five of the top seven to cruise to the team title. Ella Blanco '26 finished third overall to lead the Blue Storm to its second place showing.
The runners and their times for the Blue Storm were:
Ella Blanco '26--21:33
Leah Willis '24--24:10
Clare Ip '23--25:10
Linley Hill '23--25:40
Gigi Devlin '24--27:01
Bauhinia Chen '26--27:12
Linden Wallace '25--27:14
Jaidee Promphan '25--27:15
For Willis and Hill these times were the best of the season while Chen, Wallace, and Promphan all ran lifetime PR's.
Click here for complete meet results.
Mercersburg heads to Gettysburg, PA for the Gettysburg Invite on Saturday, October 8, beginning at 8 a.m. This is the team's last event before the MAPL Championship race on Wednesday, October 26.