GFS Varsity Boys Cross Country has gotten off to an impressive start this year, with an outstanding and decisive win at the 65th Annual George School Invitational on Saturday, September 16.
This win marks the third in a row at the George School Invitational. See the full results.
The Chestnut Hill Local provides the details in "GFS cross country wins George School Invitational:"
The Tigers were led by a quintuplet of seniors Zach Goldberg (2nd place, 16:41.17), Colin Riley (3rd place, 16:49.18), Tim Peterson (5th place, 17:07.53) and Alexander Blaylock (14th place, 17:36.47). Junior, Miles Gomez-Younkin placed 23rd with a time of 17:57.39 to round out the top 5 finishers for the GFS harriers. The Tigers' strength continued as their 6th and 7th runners, both juniors, Henry Zeigler (31st place, 18:19.65) and Noah Anninger (37th place, 18:30.44) outpaced over 100+ other runners in the varsity race.
GFS had a total score of 47 with the next closest finisher, Sidwell Friends, hailing from Washington D.C. with a score of 81, followed by Bensalem High School with 118.
"To have so many athletes step up to varsity competition for the first time is exciting for our program, and shows our depth," said Katie Bergstrom Mark, GFS Director of Athletics. "Our coaching staff is committed to the development of every single athlete. You can see that manifest as the varsity runners are right there supporting every competitor as they cross the line."
Read more in the Chestnut Hill Local.
(Photo by Kathy Leister, Chestnut Hill Local.)