Cross Country: LaGrange teams open season at Berry's Watermelon Run

Cross Country: LaGrange teams open season at Berry's Watermelon Run

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. The LaGrange cross country teams opened their 2016 season at the Berry College Watermelon Run.

Sarah Bearden paced the Panthers with a 19th place finish out of 70 runners in the women's race. Bearden had a time of 25:39.35 over the 6k course. Ashley Wright followed Bearden with a time of 30:06.96. Davida White (33:25.54), Jessica Morton (33:57.25), Lydia Subat (37:33.16), Rachael Thomas (37:33.27), and Maiah Britton (39:06.84) rounded out the times for the LC women.

Chris Smith led the Panther men with a time of 34:00.45 over the 8K course. He was followed by William Wooten (37:46.46), Tyler Baars (38:28.85), Jonathan Lenz (43:15.36), and Low Fletcher (44:03.69).

The LC teams will compete in the West Georgia Invitational on Friday, Sept. 9.