On Friday, October 8, Xavier Cross Country competed in a Varsity race, an Open race, and a Frosh race; they took first place in all three.
In the Varsity race, Xavier found themselves in a 3-team battle for first as the top 3 teams (out of 13) finished within 6 points of each other. Xavier 48, Casteel 50, and Flagstaff 54.
Xavier was led by seniors Tatum Goforth (6th), Hannah Wheeling (8th), and Catherine Alaimo (10th).
In the Open race, Xavier took 7 of the top 8 places (and 24 of the top 35), finishing with 16 points — one point away from the lowest possible score you can get in a cross country race.
SO Lily Beaver was the individual champion.
In the Frosh race, 11 schools competed, but Xavier was the only team with enough runners (five) to be eligible for a team score.
Maggie Mostoller was the individual champion.