SPORTS — September 17, 2019 at 12:01 pm

Men’s varsity cross country team takes first place in their second BCAA meet

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       On Sept. 11, the Mens Varsity cross country team ran their second BCAA meet at Quiet Waters Park. The race started at 4:30 p.m. The MSD Eagles went against some challenging teams throughout the meet.

      “I think as a team, we ran very well today. We had seven runners in the top ten, and a lot of us ran personal records.” sophomore Connor Greep said. “Overall we all put a lot of effort in our races and it paid us off with a win.”

     The mens varsity cross country team ran into their first-place victory out of four schools. As the top boys easily took the top six places.

     “My race was great! I was eight seconds off from my personal best of 19:34.” junior Brett Lickerman said. “I’m so glad that we won this meet. This really shows me that our team has the potential to make it to States. I am really excited about that.”

         The next meet will take place on Sept. 17 located at Tradewinds Park. The meet will start at 4:30 p.m.

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Ariana Perez is a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She is a sports reporter for the Eagle Eye and a co-captain for cross country. She also runs track.

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