On Saturday August 24th, Salem Athletics hosted the 17th Annual Early Bird Cross Country Invitational. The Salem Cross Country team kicked off their season by putting in some impressive performances, both team and individual.
The boys team was paced by Hunter Christopher – who placed 1st and set a meet record in the process. The previous record was set by Patrick Gorby in 2006. Salem senior Cam Christopher finished in 4th place, which helped propel the Salem boys team to a 2nd place overall finish.
The girls team was lead by Carly Hall – who also placed 1st and also set a meet record. The previous record was set by Lauren Shivers in 2006. Molly Hopple finished in 11th place which help the Salem girls finish 4th overall in the high school girls division.
Congrats to all of our runners on a great start to the cross country! The boys and girls teams will compete at the Ashley White Invitational at Marlington High School on Saturday August 31st. Complete Early Bird meet results can be found at: https://www.baumspage.com/cc/ccevent.php?peventid=34&table=C