Tigers are Portland Bound
The Tigers competed in the Nike Cross Regional in Cary, NC and placed second, only losing to number eight in the nation Brentwood. The Tigers were led by junior Patrick Schaefer who placed 15th and senior Ryan Guenthner who placed 18th. Other scorers for the Tigers were sophomore Zach Larkin, junior Cooper Marchal, and sophomore Grady Shiftlet.
The Tigers will race in Portland, Oregon next weekend to compete in the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN). The Tigers have not competed in NXN since 2012 and have never placed in the top 10. St X is currently ranked ninth. All five of the scorers along with juniors Thomas Knepshield and Eric Portaro will represent the Tigers in NXN for this historic season for St X.