Lake Wales teammates battled down to the finish, Timber Creek's Amber Schulz opened up her season with a win, Father Lopez's Green Wave ran as a pack, and the Oviedo lions won the boys race at the Astronaut Invitational with ease.
Amber Schulz, Father Lopez Ladies Open Season Victoriously
After a strong freshman track season, Amber Schulz, opened up her sophomore cross country season with a varsity girls win at the Astronaut Invitational in a time of 18:59. She was third overall in the 4A girls 3200m race at the state championship in a PR of 10:43 and will be one to watch progress this season amongst the 4A ladies.
Denton, Updike Battle at Finish, Oviedo Takes Win With Ease
Denton edged Updike down the homestretch of the race, finishing first in a time of 16:03.66 with Updike right behind in 16:05.82. Denton's performance was over a minute improvement from his season opener at the Jim Ryun Invitational earlier this season, and Updike's was a new PR for the junior.
Oviedo's Mamush Galloway finished fifth place and led his fellow Lions to a 94 point victory over Lake Wales.