Sep 03, 2017
The Boys Cross Country team participated in the Saucony Battle of Atlanta race in Hampton on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The Raider Thundering Herd finished 9th overall in a very competitve field of 38 teams on the Nash Farm Battlefield course.
Freshman Eli Hoppenfield was first across the finish line for the Raiders, finishing 33rd overall with a time of 17:42. All seven Varsity runners finished ahead of region rival Decatur's third best runner, giving notice that the Raiders have designs on a Regional Championship this year. The JV squad finished 4th out of 20 teams to round out a great day for the Raider harriers.
Head Coach Zach McKeone was very happy with the results, "I like winning and I especially like beating teams in our region. I'm extremely proud of our guys' performance."
Top 10 Raiders:
1. Eli Hoppenfield
2. Andrew Ungashick & Erick Ramirez (tie)
4. Davis Herndon
5. Justin Coleman
6. Ace Muhammad
7. Harry Mehre
8. Alex Gruenig
9. Jean Deroubaix
10. Mick McQuary & Rafael Kennett & Alex Culbreath (tie)
The next outing for the Raiders is the Coach Benson Double-Dip at Marist on Saturday, September 9