Mason Ochs and Gideon Deasy placed 1-4 to lead the Boys XC team to its first ever win at the Red White and Blue Classic at Schenley Park. Mason covered the 5K course with a new personal best of 16:44, and Gid followed with a time of 17:00.
The Raiders placed 6 in the top 21 to score 42 points in the 26 team field, easily outdistancing Eden Christian’s 2nd place team score of 118.
Other top 20 Riverview award winners included Jacob Sullivan 12th, Lucas Wilton 15th, and Parker Steele 16th at 18:03. Ty Laughlin was just outside the award winners with a 21st place finish of 18:24.
The Raiders’ average time of 17:31 not only won the single A race but was better than all 19 of the schools in the AA race and was better than all but 7 of the 36 AAA boys’ teams. In all, 81 boys teams competed Saturday.
The Riverview girls placed 6th in the A girls division and were led by Mikaela Collins 25th, and Ally Johnson 31st.
Congratulations to freshman John Patsy who won the freshman race with a time of 19:13.