By DENNY SROKA
The Mount Union Cross Country team held its last home meet of the season by hosting Bald Eagle Area Tuesday afternoon. The boys won 16-46 and the girls downed the Bald Eagle girls 21-34.
The boys stand at 6-2 on the season and the girls are even at 4-4.
Mount Union dominated the front of the field taking the first four places. Bryce Beatty led the field with a 19:14, followed by Ryan Plank with a time of 20:11. Hayden Hollibaugh finished third at 20:14 and Caden Chilcote ran fourth at 20:16. Kevin Morehouse placed sixth at 21:05 to round out the Trojans 16 points.
“The guys up front set personal best times today on a great day to run,” commented Trojan head coach Bob Wydock. “The weather was great, and everyone performed very well.”
Emily Boozel ran a personal best to place first for the Trojans with a time of 24:41. Carmen Loner ran second at 27:23 and in fifth place was Celia Stever at 30:27. In sixth place was Jonnell Welsh with a time of 31:51. Rounding out the Trojans 21 point score was Lisa Stoner at 42:35.
“Boozel turned in a great run for herself with a personal best,” added Wydock. “The girls went out today and really put in a great effort to get the win.”
The Trojans finish their regular season Monday at Northern Bedford.