The Battle Creek St. Philip Fighting Tigers saw 11 of their 12 runners set either season or personal best times at this Saturday's Lakeview Invite according to head coach Kevin Long.
The St. Phil girls, who finished fifth overall in the Division II race, were led by Charlotte Long, who finished seventh overall (21:35). Also finishing well for the Tigers were Rachel Gallagher (13th 22:02), Gracie Curtis (31st, 24:31), Abriana Burrill (37th, 24:55), and Madeline Sweeney (40th, 26:03).
The boys, who also finished fifth overall as a team, got a strong performance from lead runner Nicholas Newton, who finished ninth overall (18:13). Also competing for the Tigers were John Sweeney (15th, 18:59), Tyler Searls (26th, 19:58), Ethan Rutherford (33rd, 20:11), William Lantinga (35th, 20:49), Rich Yacovoni (37th, 20:58), and Daniel Yates (42nd, 23:40).
The Tigers will next take the course today, for an SCAA Jamboree hosted by the Bellevue Broncos.